Tuesday, 8 May 2007
Venice in Greece (17th - 18th cent.)
An impessive book by Guido Amoretti, Head of the Piemonte Region's Centro Studi e Ricerche Storiche sull'Architettura Militare del Piemonte is narrating with wonderful maps the Venetian presence in Greece during the 17th and 18th centuries. Under the title La Serenissima Repubblica in Grecia the book is illustrated with maps and images from the archive of Capitano Antonio Paravia and the archives of Venice.
269 pages (in italian and soon in english), 310X230 mm, Cover image, the city of Thessaloniki from the sea, 18th century (Museo Correr).