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3 edition of Venetian romance. found in the catalog.

Venetian romance.

Clover Sinclair

Venetian romance.

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination157p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15127099M
ISBN 100709005644
OCLC/WorldCa16605858

During copying and translating many errors were made, so there are many differences between the various copies. The way the Freeze Wild feature works is that ever time a wild Man appears on the free games that symbol is held for the remaining free spins. Despite recent steps to recognize it, Venetian remains far below the threshold of inter-generational transfer with younger generations preferring standard Italian in many situations. Immediately her green eyes widened at the sight of the full-faced golden mask that shone from its bed of black satin. Liz D.

They left China in late or early [12] and were back in Venice in The author definitively did her homework. Famous for its miniaturesthe Code is in the French National Library. From that context I could tell it was derogatory term but I could not find it in web search either.

Rustichello wrote Devisement du Monde in Franco-venetian language [15]. It was black and oval as these charming masks commonly were. While she pulled these stories off quite well, it would have been interesting to have included the rawer side of Venice, as in the prostitutes, smugglers and thieves. However, I did not enjoy the writing, nor did I find the characters particularly believable. According to some recent research of the Italian scholar Antonio Montefusco, the very close relationship Marco Polo cultivated with members of the Dominican Order in Venice suggests that Rustichello's text was translated into Latin for a precise will of the Order, [37] which had among its missions that of evangelizing foreign peoples cf. As a result, it took me a little while to get into this book.


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Venetian romance. book

The language enjoyed substantial prestige in the days of the Venetian Republicwhen it attained the status of a lingua franca in the Mediterranean. Then on Page 9, the city of Venice is called a "polly-pole".

For example, when visiting Zhenjiang in JiangsuChina, Marco Polo noted that a large number of Christian churches had been built there. Polo had at times denied the "marvelous" fables and legends given in other European accounts, and also omitted descriptions of strange races of people then believed to inhabit eastern Asia and given in such accounts.

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The author definitively did her homework. Rustichello may have worked up his first Franco-Italian version from Marco's notes. However, as these perspectives are not segmented into chapters, there is often a quick and random switch to other characters, which can not only get incredibly confusing but also annoying.

As these are young girls, it was strikingly odd to read about characters who felt absolutely convinced that they were beautiful. Although her illness had given her a greyish pallor and hollowed her eyes, it could not change the facial bone structure that had made her a fine-looking woman.

Mary H. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. Versions in Latin[ edit ] One of the early manuscripts Iter Marci Pauli Veneti was a translation into Latin made by the Dominican brother Francesco Pipino in[36] which means only three years after Marco's return to Venice.

I am not going to blame that on the author — I think it was just my lack of previous knowledge I must say, however, I found the frequent inclusion of words that had no meaning to me and words that an online search did not provide a meaning somewhat frustrating.

Many books have significant or minor changes between editions. The book is set in two Venices, the physical world and its virtual counterpart Carnivia. At the time, there was open discussion of a possible Christian-Mongul alliance with an anti-Islamic function.

I enjoyed this read. Marco Polo emerges as being curious and tolerant, and devoted to Kublai Khan and the dynasty that he served for two decades. For example, none of the other Western travelers to Yuan dynasty China at that time, such as Giovanni de' Marignolli and Odoric of Pordenonementioned the Great Wall, and that while remnants of the Wall would have existed at that time, it would not have been significant or noteworthy as it had not been maintained for a long time.

This testifies the deep interest the Dominican Order towards the book. The letters by themselves can be somewhat repetitive, but by skillfully combining well-chosen passages with historical background, di Robilant spins a lively, poignant tale that says much about life in 18th-century Venice and the social mores of the time.

Until I almost finished the book, I could not understand why they chosen the image on the cover of the book — which gives the impression of wealth woman in a stylish dress — since our heroine dresses very modestly true to her Muslim culture. Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services.

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