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The story of Venice / Thomas Okey ; illustrated by Nelly Erichsen.

Okey, Thomas, 1852-1935 (Author). Erichsen, Nelly. (Added Author).
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Robertson Library DG676.O4 1905 SPEC-PROV Available -
Subject: Art > Italy > Venice
Venice (Italy) > History.
Venice (Italy) > Description and travel.

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  • Physical Description: xix, 445 p., 1 leaf frontispiece : ill., maps ; 18 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Dent, 1905.

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General Note: Appendix: List of doges, p. 435-436.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: The Story -- The Foundation at Rialto -- St Mark the Patron of Venice -- The Brides of St Mark -- Conquest of Dalmatia -- Limitation of the Doge's Power -- Expansion in the East -- Reconciliation of Pope Alexander III. and the Emperor Barbarossa -- The Wedding of the Adriatic -- Enrico Dandolo and the Capture of Constantinople -- Peace and War -- The Holy Inquisition -- Conflict with the Genoese -- Loss of Constantinople -- The Duel with Genoa -- The closing of the Great Council -- The Oligarchy -- Commercial Supremacy -- The Bajamonte Conspiracy -- The Council of the Ten -- The Prisons -- Conquests on the Mainland -- Execution of Marin Faliero -- The Fall of Genoa -- Aggression on the Mainland -- Arrest and Execution of Carmagnola -- The Two Foscari -- The Turkish Terror -- Acquisition of Cyprus -- Discovery of the Cape Route to India -- The French Invasions -- The League of Cambrai -- Decline of Venice -- Loss of Cyprus -- Lepanto -- Paolo Sarpi -- Attack on the Ten -- Loss of Crete -- Temporary Reconquest of the morea -- Decadence -- The End -- The Fine Arts at Venice -- Masons -- Mosaicists -- Painters -- Glass-workers -- Printers -- Part II: The City -- Section I: Arrival-The Piazza -- Section II: The Basilica of St Mark -- Section III: The Ducal Palace -- The Royal Palace -- Section IV: The Accademia -- Section V: The Grand Canal and S. Giorgio Maggiore -- Section IV: S. Zulian -- S. Maria Formosa -- S. Zanipolo (SS. Giovanni e Paolo -- The Colleoni Statue -- The Scuola di S. Marco -- S. Maria dei Miracoli -- Section VII: The Frari -- The Scuola and Church of S. Rocco -- Section VIII: S. Zaccaria -- S. Giorgio degli Schiavoni -- S. Francesco della Vigna -- Section IX: The Riva Degli Schiavoni -- S. Maria della Pieta -- Petrarch’s House -- S. Giovanni in Bragora -- S. Martino -- The Arsenal -- The Public Gardens -- S. Pietro in Castello -- Section X: S. Salvatore -- Corte del Milione -- S. Giovanni Grisostomo -- Section XI: S. Moise -- S. Stefano -- Site of the Aldine Press -- Il Bovolo -- S. Vitale -- S. Vio -- The Salute -- The seminario -- Section XII: SS. Apostoli -- Palazzo Falier -- I Gesuiti -- I Crociferi -- S. Caterina -- S. Maria dell’Orto -- S. Marziale -- Palazzo Giovanelli -- Section XIII: The Rialto -- S. Giacomo di Rialto -- S. Giovanni Elemosinario -- S. Cassiano -- S. Maria Mater Domini -- Museo Civico -- S. Giacomo dail’ Orio -- Section XIV: S. Sebastiano -- S. Maria del Carmine -- S. Pantaleone -- The Cobbler’s Guildball -- S. Polo Giudecca -- The Redentore -- The Zattere -- The Gesuati -- Lo Spirito Santo -- S. Trovaso -- Section XVI: Palazzo Labia -- S. Giobbe -- The Ghetti -- Gli Scalzi -- Section XVII: Titian’s House -- S. Michele in Isola -- Murano -- Section XVIII: Torcello -- S. Francesco del Deserto -- Burano -- Section XIX: S. Nicolo del Lido -- Section XX: Chioggia -- Appendix: List of Doges.

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