Venice from the Ground Up - McGregor, James H S

Venice came to life on mudflats at the edge of the habitable world. Protected in a tidal estuary from invaders and Byzantine overlords, the fishermen and traders who settled there crafted a way of life unlike anything the Roman Empire had ever known. In an astonishing feat of narrative history, James H. S. McGregor recreates this world, with its ...

Venice from the Ground Up 2008, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674027527

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