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Republic of Venice - Doge of Venice, Veronese Easters, History of the Republic of Venice, Bucentaur, Timeline of the Venetian Republic, Ven (Paperback) Loot Price: R489
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Republic of Venice - Doge of Venice, Veronese Easters, History of the Republic of Venice, Bucentaur, Timeline of the Venetian...

Republic of Venice - Doge of Venice, Veronese Easters, History of the Republic of Venice, Bucentaur, Timeline of the Venetian Republic, Ven (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 55. Chapters: Doge of Venice, Veronese Easters, History of the Republic of Venice, Bucentaur, Timeline of the Venetian Republic, Venetian Arsenal, St Mark's Campanile, Cruel Thursday of abundance, Bailo, Revolt of St. Titus, Venetian Ghetto, Relazione, Hvar Rebellion, Petrarch's library, Council of Ten, Vetrego, Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage, Coinage of the Republic of Venice, Pax Nicephori, List of diplomats from the United Kingdom to the Republic of Venice, Giorgio Ventura, Provveditore, Treaty of Venice, Scuole Grandi of Venice, Procurator of San Marco, Sequin, Palazzo Molina, Signoria of Venice, Grosso of Venice, Venetian lira, Devotion of Verona to Venice, Great Council of Venice, Felice Cornicola. Excerpt: The Veronese Easters (Italian - Pasque Veronesi) were a rebellion during the Italian campaign of 1797, in which inhabitants of Verona and the surrounding areas revolted against the French occupying forces under Antoine Balland, whilst Napoleon Bonaparte (the French supreme commander in the Italian campaign) was fighting in Austria. They are so-called due to association with the Sicilian Vespers. Incited by oppressive behaviour by the French (confiscating the assets of Verona's citizens and plotting to overthrow the city's local government), it began on the morning of 17 April 1797, the second day of Easter: the enraged population succeeded in defeating more than a thousand French soldiers in the first hour of fighting, forcing them to take refuge in the town's fortifications, which the mob then captured by force. The revolt ended on 25 April 1797 with the encirclement and capture of the town by 15,000 soldiers, who then forced it to pay a huge fine and hand over various assets, including artwork. The Pasque Veronesi were the most important episode in a vast anti-French and anti-Jacobin insurgency movement which arose...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-67034-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-67034-9
Barcode: 9781156670347

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