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likeness of Venice

Dennis Romano

likeness of Venice

a life of Doge Francesco Foscari, 1373-1457

by Dennis Romano

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foscari, Francesco, -- 1373-1457.,
  • Heads of state -- Italy -- Venice -- Biography.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- History -- 697-1508.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-445) and index.

    StatementDennis Romano.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG677.94 .R65 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 468 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599182M
    ISBN 100300112025
    ISBN 109780300112023
    LC Control Number2006020350


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