FORA.tv Speaker - John Julius Norwich
John Julius Norwich has written more than 20 books, including the New York Times bestseller, Absolute Monarchs, and histories of the Normans in Sicily, Venice, Byzantium, the Mediterranean, and the Papacy. His most recent book, Sicily: An Island at the Crossroads of History, offers a complete history of the island that flourished as one of the major cultural centers of the world.
After education at Upper Canada College, Eton, the University of Oxford, and the lower deck of the Navy, John Julius Norwich joined the Foreign Service, serving in Belgrade, Beirut, and Geneva. He left in 1964 to become a writer. He is a Chairman Emeritus of World Monuments Fund and World Monuments Fund Britain; he is also the former Chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund.
02.09.16 | 00:52:18 min
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