Venice and Its Story

Venice and Its Story

by Thomas Okey


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Venice and Its Story by Thomas Okey

OF the original home of the earliest settlers in that province of North Italy known to the Latins as Venetia, little can be told with certainty. Historians and antiquarians are pleased to bring them, under the name of Heneti or Eneti, from Paphlagonia, and explain some characteristic traits they subsequently developed-the love of colour and of display, the softness of their dialect-by their eastern origin. They were an independent, thriving and organised community when the Roman Empire first accepted their aid in the fierce struggle against the invading Gauls, and so they continued to be until they were absorbed as a province of the Empire.

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ISBN-13: 9781530593774
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/30/2016
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.31(d)

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