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Venice : Lion city

Venice : Lion city

Author: Garry Wills
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garry Wills
ISBN: 0684871904 9780684871905
OCLC Number: 47636372
Description: 288 pages
Contents: Introduction: Athens of the Renaissance --
Imperial Disciplines --
Contract with Mark --
Declarations of Independence --
The Lion's Wings --
The Lion's Tread --
Disciplines of Time --
Disciplines of Work --
Imperial Personnel --
Doge --
Patricians (Nobili) --
Notables (Cittadini) --
Golden Youth --
Commoners (Popolani) --
Women --
Artists --
Outsiders --
Imperial Piety --
Christ's Blood --
Christ's Cross --
Venetian Annunciations --
The Vulnerable Mary --
Mark: The Relic --
Mark: The Life --
War Saints: George and Theodore --
Plague Saints --
The Other Lion: Jerome's --
Imperial Learning --
Franciscan Learning --
Dominican Learning --
Book Learning --
Learned Architecture: Codussi --
Learned Architecture: Sansovino, Palladio --
Learned Sculpture --
Learned Politics --
Learned History --
Epilogue: A Farewell to Empire.
Responsibility: Garry Wills.


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