Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage: A Cultural Journey Through the Mediterranean from Venice to Istanbul

Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage: A Cultural Journey Through the Mediterranean from Venice to Istanbul

Francesco Da Mosto John Parker / Jan 23, 2020

Francesco s Mediterranean Voyage A Cultural Journey Through the Mediterranean from Venice to Istanbul Venetian architect and historian Francesco da Mosto sets out from Venice to cross the Mediterranean following in the wake of his ancestor the explorer Alvise da Mosto to discover the cities and islan

  • Title: Francesco's Mediterranean Voyage: A Cultural Journey Through the Mediterranean from Venice to Istanbul
  • Author: Francesco Da Mosto John Parker
  • ISBN: 9781846073403
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Venetian architect and historian Francesco da Mosto sets out from Venice to cross the Mediterranean following in the wake of his ancestor, the explorer Alvise da Mosto to discover the cities and islands where Western civilization was born Sailing in a late nineteenth century yawl, his journey starts in Venice and finishes in Istanbul Along the way he takes in spectacVenetian architect and historian Francesco da Mosto sets out from Venice to cross the Mediterranean following in the wake of his ancestor, the explorer Alvise da Mosto to discover the cities and islands where Western civilization was born Sailing in a late nineteenth century yawl, his journey starts in Venice and finishes in Istanbul Along the way he takes in spectacular ruins, like the Acropolis in Athens and the Lycian Tombs in Turkey sacred sites like the monasteries of Mount Athos and the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul and beautiful Dubrovnik destroyed and rebuilt in the last decade Ancient history and bygone legends intertwine as Francesco visits these wonderful ancient sites, bringing the past vividly to life, and taking readers on a thrilling cultural odyssey Beautifully illustrated throughout, this book will be a must for fans of Francesco everywhere.

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    1. This book gives tantalizing glimpses into a subject that I knew nothing about - the Venetian empire, which lasted for five hundred years, and as a glossy book of a TV series, the text is accompanied by absolutely wonderful photographs.Apart from the photographs, the really striking thing about this book is the way that it gives a sense of a broad sweep of history and geography through selected highlights. In physical scope Venice's possessions spanned several countries and cultures, from part of [...]


    2. Nobody does it like Francesco Da Mosto when it comes to travel. He brings his own style and sophistication. The TV series was good and this backs up the journey with great photographs and informative narrative.


    3. One of the best travel books I've read this year, and a book likely to appeal to readers interested in sea voyages in general and the history of Venice in particular.




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