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5-06-2015, 16:22

City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas

City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas
Author: Roger Crowley
City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas
Random House
2011
Format: pdf/epub
Size: 24.6 Mb
Language: English

The New York Times bestselling author of Empires of the Sea charts Venices astounding five-hundred-year voyage to the pinnacle of power in an epic story that stands unrivaled for drama, intrigue, and sheer opulent majesty. City of Fortune traces the full arc of the Venetian imperial saga, from the ill-fated Fourth Crusade, which culminates in the sacking of Constantinople in 1204, to the Ottoman-Venetian War of 14991503, which sees the Ottoman Turks supplant the Venetians as the preeminent naval power in the Mediterranean.

City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas

 

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