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commonwealth and gouernment of Venice

Gasparo Contarini

commonwealth and gouernment of Venice

by Gasparo Contarini

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Published by Imprinted by Iohn Windet for Edmund Mattes, and are to be sold at his shop ... in London .
Written in English

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  • Venice (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Venice (Italy) -- Politics and government,
    • Venice (Italy) -- History

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      Other titlesCommonwealth and government of Venice
      Statementwritten by the Cardinall Gasper Contareno, and translated out of Italian into English by Lewes Lewkenor ... ; with sundry other collections, annexed by the translator for the more cleere and exact satisfaction of the reader, with a short chronicle in the end of the liues and raignes of the Venetian dukes from the very beginninges of their citie.
      ContributionsLewkenor, Lewis, Sir, d. 1626., Windet, John, d. 1610, printer., Mattes, Edmund, fl. 1590-1613, bookseller., Smith, Horace Wemyss, 1825-1891, former owner., English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN5269 .C6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[16], 230 [i.e. 232] p. ;
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7014517M
      LC Control Number09033602

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Original t.p. reads: The commonwealth and gouernment of Venice, written by the Cardinall Gasper Contareno, and translated out of Italian into English, by Lewes Lewkenor, Esquire.

With sundry other collections, annexed by the translator for the more cleere and exact satisfaction of the reader. Description. The Commonwealth and Government of Venice played a pivotal role in conveying the myth of 16th-century Venice to an English audience.

First written in Latin by Cardinal Gasparo Contarini, it was translated into English in by Lewis a string of hyperboles, the book idealises the city as a perfect example of justice, tolerance, trade and imperial power.

The Commonwealth and Government of Venice. Title: The Commonwealth and Government of Venice: Author: Contarini, Gasparo, Translator: Lewkenor, Lewis, Sir, Link: frame- and cookie-dependent page images here at Penn: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere.

Commonwealth and Government of Venice [Contarini] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Venice (/ ˈ v ɛ n ɪ s /, VEN-iss; Italian: Venezia [veˈnɛttsja] (); Venetian: Venesia, Venexia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto is situated on a group of small islands that are separated by canals and linked by over bridges.

The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Country: Italy.

Contarini, Gasparo, The commonwealth and gouernment of Venice. London: Imprinted by Iohn Windet fo> More. Select a text for Comparison: Pages. The unique, romantic city of Venice makes a fascinating setting for novels, historical fiction, and mystery books.

Here are my recommendations for books that take place in Venice, all of which I have read and enjoyed. We start with a coffee table book with stunning photos and author quotes. The Commonwealth and Gouernment of Venice.

Lewes Lewkenor, trans. London: "Imprinted by I. Windet for E. Mattes." The most important contemporary account of Venice's governance during the time of its blossoming; numerous reprint editions.

Ferraro, Joanne M. Venice: History of the Floating City (Cambridge University Press; ) pages. By a. Books Set in Venice Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The Science of Saving Venice (Caroline Fletcher and Jane da Mosto, ). This readable introduction to the ecology of Venice's lagoon asks if Venice can survive in the 21st century. Venice: Lion City (Garry Wills, ). One of America's greatest historians tackles the provocative history of Venice in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Cruising the Mediterranean: From the luminous canals of Amsterdam and Venice to the stunning mosaics of Istanbul's Blue Mosque, this travel memoir takes readers on.

The Commonwealth and Gouernment of Venice. Lewes Lewkenor, trans. London: "Imprinted by I. Windet for E. Mattes." The most important contemporary account of Venice's governance during the time of its flourishing; numerous reprint editions.

Ferraro, Joanne M. Venice: History of the Floating City (Cambridge University Press; ) pages. By a. Another tremendous book by Thomas Fadden; the story of Venice runs parallel to Faddens other book Istanbul, but starts later with Venices beginnings around A.D.

Venetians, Fadden writes, were in an interesting position, on a lagoon (physically), and politically between two entities, the East (Constantinople) and the West.

Its unique /5. I just read The Paint Box which is set in Venice. A super book for kids. Fictional story based on a true life girl from the ’s.

Reply. Jan Moran says: August 4, at pm Thanks for adding this one, Aileen. Love to include stories that educate and entertain. Reply. 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.

Some of the earliest printers in Italy were Venetian, and Venice. The classic evocation of Venice, acclaimed as one of the finest books ever written about the city. 'Entertaining, ironical, witty, high spirited and appreciative Both melancholy and gay and worldly, I think of it now as among the best books on Venice; indeed as the best modern book about a city that I /5().

Venezia (tên trong phương ngôn Venezia: Venexia,Venessia), thường gọi "thành phố của các kênh đào" và La Serenissima, là thủ phủ của vùng Veneto và của tỉnh Venezia ở tiếng Việt, thành phố này được gọi là Vơ-ni-dơ (phiên âm từ Venise trong tiếng Pháp).Thành phố này có nhiều biệt danh như "La Dominante", "Serenissima Frazioni: Chirignago, Favaro Veneto, Mestre.

VENICE This book is a sweeping historical portrait of the ˜oating city of Venice from its foundations to the present day. Joanne M. Ferraro considers Venice’s unique construction within an amphibious environment and identi˚es the Asian, European, and North African exchange networks that made it a File Size: KB.

5 The Commonwealth and Government of Venice opens with a discussion of the 1 from HIST at University of Delaware. 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.The Commonwealth and Government of Venice, by Gasparo Contarini, trans.

by Lewis Lewkenor (frame- and cookie-dependent page images here at Penn) Filed under: Venice (Italy) -- History -- The History of Venice (with The Wars of Cyprus; London: A. Roper and H. Herringman, ), by Paolo Paruta, trans. by Henry Carey Monmouth.In this section on Venice (,and editions), John-son, as already noted, supplemented his borrowings from Thomas with material from a later work, The Commonwealth and Gouern-ment of Venice (), a translation by Lewis Lewkenor of Cardi-nal Gasparo Contarini's treatise, De Magistratibus et Republica Venetorum ().