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Books about Florence, the Italian Renaissance and Later Middle Ages


  Link to Paradoxplace Florence Restaurant Listing


Back to Paradoxplace Tuscan Photo Galleries (including Siena)





Donatello in Florence

(and Padova and Venice)



Masaccio and the

Brancacci Chapel


Fra Angelico and the

Convent of San Marco


Brunelleschi and his Duomo Dome


Link to Paradoxplace listing of the Artists of the Italian Renaissance

Link to Last Supper Frescos in the Renaissance Refectories of Florence

Link to the Paradoxplace pages about the Medici Family






The Family Medici - 1

Renaissance Years



The Medici Popes


The Family Medici - 2

The Grand Dukes


Benozzo Gozzoli

La Capella dei Magi


Ghirlandaio and the Sassetti Chapel

(SS Trinita)











Badia Fiorentina



Santa Croce


Santa Maria Novella


The Bersagliere Parade through Florence to Celebrate Liberation in 1945 








Museo dell'Opera del Duomo



Florence Duomo and Skylines


The Florence Duomo


The Florence Baptistery





Ospedale degli Innocenti

(Foundling Hospital)



Ognissanti and Amerigo Vespucci



San Miniato al Monte








The Uffizi Gallery



The Vasari Corridor and its

Artist Self-Portraits 



The Galleria Palatina

(Pitti Palace)


The Bargello Museum








Florence Last Supper Frescos



Certosa di Firenze

in preparation








San Salvi Last Supper



Foglino Last Supper



Sant'Apollonia Last Supper



Cenacolo della Calza

Last Supper



Link to Paradoxplace Florence Restaurant Listing


Books about Florence, the Italian Renaissance and Later Middle Ages


Museum Information - Compiled in 2004 pre-www days!

Gallery Bookings (inc Uffizi) 055 29 4883,  Vasari Corridor 055 265 4321

With the Uffizi (closed Monday) you can buy tickets at the gallery the day before you want to go.

Polo Museale Fiorentino, who administer all the Florence Museums

The Florence Tourist Information Offices (Pz Stazione, opp SMN Station, and elsewhere) have information sheets showing all of the places you can go to in Florence, and their opening times.

Link to what's on, maps and descriptions of the great galleries and buildings of Florence





Map of Florence  


Gold Florin - second half of the 1300s - Bargello Museum


watercolour from an engraving by Francesco Roselli (from "The Papacy" by Paul Johnson)


Florence c1490 - two years' before the death of Lorenzo il Magnifico, the fall of Granada and the discovery of the Americas - "the end of the middle ages"




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