Tag Archives: San Lorenzo

The Sant'Orsola complex in Florence

The future of Sant’Orsola is still a mystery (video from the drone)

Sant’Orsola will be restructured? This immense area, in the historic district of San Lorenzo in Florence, has long been stolen from the city but in the coming years it should be reborn to new life.

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The San Lorenzo's Basilica

The market will not return to San Lorenzo, a court ruled

The famous market of San Lorenzo, in the center of the city, Italy, will not return in front of the basilica, a court in Florence ruled.

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The restored masterpiece L'Annunciazione by Filippo Lippi haoused in San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy

Capolavoro di Filippo Lippi torna a San Lorenzo

E’ stata ricollocata nella Cappella Martelli della Basilica di San Lorenzo l’Annunciazione di Filippo Lippi dopo un lungo e delicato restauro finanziato dalla Fondazione Friends of Florence. Il dipinto รจ uno dei capolavori del Rinascimento fiorentino.

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The marble of Michelangelo's David in Florence exposed

The marble of Michelangelo’s David exposed in Florence

The city of Florence reminds the Renaissance sculptor Michelangelo by installing a copy of his famous David, recreated in a contemporary style with colorful tattoos.

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The Medici Chapels and Michelangelo’s “crown”

The original “crown” of the lantern which Pope Leo X commissioned Michelangelo to design and which sat atop the dome of the New Sacristy in the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence until 2002, will be on display again as of today, in the crypt of the Medici Chapels.

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Harvard brings in Florence the “Missa Florentina”

Will be performed for the first time in six hundred years, in extended version, the “Missa Florentina”, a liturgy composed entirely of fourteenth-century by Florentine authors.

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