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Cerca trova Dan Brown inferno

Cerca Trova: Palazzo Vecchio, Battle of Marciano & Vasari’s hidden message

A close-up of one of the Vasari’s masterpieces mentioned in Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’ If you’re a fan of Dan Brown, then one must-visit location to visit in Florence is the Palazzo Vecchio situated in Piazza della Signoria. The simple structure of the exterior defies the amazing interior. Stepping into the internal courtyard you are amazed by …

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Dante and Machiavelli

O vanity of human powers,how briefly lasts the crowning green of glory,unless an age of darkness follows!In painting Cimabue thought he held the fieldbut now it’s Giotto has the cry,so that the other’s fame is dimmed. Dante Alighieri, Purgatory XI, 91-96. Dante Alighieri The “Sommo Poeta”, the sublime Divine Comedy author He was born sometime …

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