Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for lucia in the age of napoleon at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Lucias life is much larger than her courtship and marriage with alvise mocenigo and emphatically disproves what we think of as the bounds for a woman then from the start lucias story shows her caught in the middle of things from local power struggles in venice to empires rising and falling and the devastating wars they brought about . Lucias life takes her from venice to vienna to paris and all over italy in this turbulent historical time if napoleon and the forming and re forming of empires and nations lucia encounters and befriends many historical people from lord byron to the empress josephine. Lucia a venetian life in the age of napoleon begins where andrea di robilants a venetian affair left off lucia mocenigo one of the authors ancestors was the eldest daughter of andrea memmo and she married at seventeen into one of the best known patrician families in venice. Lucia in the age of napoleon in books in 1797 lucia the beautiful sixteen year old daughter of a venetian statesman was married off to alvise mocenigo scion of one of the wealthiest and most powerful families of the once glorious maritime republic they were a golden couple in venices twilight years
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