Tag: Cosimo l de Medici

Italy: Palazzo Vecchio

When you think about the skyline of Florence, the impressive dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore first comes to mind. The masterpiece of the Italian Renissance, a master of architecture and engineering by Brunelleschi. The magnificent dome is not the only thing to rise above the homes in Florence, so to does

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Study Abroad: Piazza della Signoria: Summer 2012

Warning: Nude Statues When studying abroad in Florence as a very young adult I was actually kind of embarrassed at first with all of the nude statues. I no longer am, after the first couple of days of seeing nude art all the embarrassment fades. The pieces below are standing in the Piazza della Signoria

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