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From a Venetian balcony, and other poems of Venice and the near lands

by Lindsay Lady

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trübner in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPen sketches by Clara Montalba
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24174684M
OCLC/WorldCa11881468

Venice was unique among major Italian cities in having no classical past of its own. As such, it experienced the Renaissance in a manner quite different from that of Florence or Rome. In this pathbreaking book, Patricia Fortini Brown focuses on Venice's Golden Age--from the thirteenth to the sixteenth century--and shows how it was influenced by antiquity, by its Byzantine heritage, and by its.   Mystery in Venice, 'The City of Falling Angels' John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, visits modern-day Venice, where he finds a .

When the Venetian to their eyes disclosed The wonders of the East! Well might they then Sigh for new conquests! Thus did Venice rise, Thus flourish, till the unwelcome tidings came, That in the Tagus had arrived a fleet From India, from the region of the Sun, Fragrant with spices -- that a way was found, A channel opened, and the golden stream. Page 31 - Opposite in their character and mission, alike in their magnificence of energy, they came from the North and from the South, the glacier torrent and the lava stream: they met and contended over the wreck of the Roman empire; and the very centre of the struggle, the point of pause of both, the dead water of the opposite eddies, charged with embayed fragments of the Roman wreck, is VENICE.

The English art historian John Ruskin first published this three-volume book on Venetian art and architecture between and It examines the Venetian architecture in detail, describing for example over 80 churches. The first volume, The Foundations, presents a short history of the city and discusses the functional and ornamental aspects. Venice truly is a city unlike any other. You can't begin to get a real sense of its unique beauty and complexity in a day or two—which is why this itinerary devotes four days to it.


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Venice: The Tourist Maze (Robert C. Davis and Garry R. Marvin, ). This history of tourism in Venice warns how the city is now being loved to death. A Venetian Affair (Andrea di Robilant, Lindsay, Lady (Caroline Blanche Elizabeth): From a Venetian balcony and other poems of Venice and the near lands / (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner ; Venice: Rosen, ), also by Clara Montalba and Kohler Collection of British Poetry (page images at HathiTrust).

The Books of Venice (Il libro veneziano) contains a series of essays (in English and Italian) exploring Venetian book history from the Quattrocento through current production, books printed "in the shadow of Aldus Manutius."Venice's books, like her art and architecture, have long been considered one of her greatest glories.

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Venice is a fascinating city with an equally fascinating history. In these historical fiction books that take place in Venice, you’ll learn about Venice’s history from convents to courtesans and the city’s historic workshops and traditional arts.

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Published at the web's largest poetry site. The Venetian is a hauntingly eerie and heart breaking story mostly set on a tiny island that in the past had been used to quarantine plague victims, and later used as a mental asylum.

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Sloan Foundation. The Library is pleased to offer much of its public domain holdings free of charge online and at a. I'm not an expert on Venice, but I very much enjoyed reading "City of fortune: how Venice won and lost a naval empire" by Roger Crowley.

It tells the story of Venice, from the year (the founding of the city) until (when Venice lost most.

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lived in Venice from His first major book of poetry was A Correspondence of Americans. He taught at UCLA and, along with other anti-Vietnam war activities, gave A marks to students eligible for the draft. This got him fired. He studied Kaballah, and as a homelessness activist, was. (Venice, Italy) A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century by Andrea di Robilant was first published in hardcover inbased on ancestral letters written in secret code that Andrea's father found up in the attic of Palazzo Mocenigo.

I remember when the English edition came out in Venice in because two different aristocrats gave it to me as a gift, tripping.The book includes the descriptions of the beauty of the architecture, the internationally re-known Venetian artists are all included.

The personal experiences the author has, while living in the city with his family, make anyone want to live in Venice for at least a year/5().