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  • Panoramic view out over Florence from the Bardini Garden, Florence
  • Firenze passeggiando per la città7

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    2. 2. Florence is the capital city of theregion of Tuscany and its richhistorical, artistic and culturalheritage make it one of the maintourist destinations in Italy andEurope.Founded in the first century the Romans, Florence hasbeen through many prosperousand dark periods. The cityexperienced the battles betweenthe Guelphs and Ghibellines, itwas a Commune and then a"Signoria" under the Mediciduring the Renaissance. It waspart of the Grand Duchy ofTuscany first with the Medici andthen under the Lorraines duringthe 18thcentury, up until itbecame a part of the Kingdom ofItaly in 1861. Cimabue, DanteAlighieri, Giotto, Brunelleschi,Donatello, Botticelli andMichelangelo are just a few ofthe famous Tuscan artists whocontributed to making Florencesuch a beautiful and importantcity in the world
    3. 3. The Ponte Santa Trìnita
    4. 4. The Ponte Santa Trìnita
    5. 5. LucadellaRobbiaLiberazionediSanPietrodalcarcereThe Ponte Santa Trìnita
    6. 6. The Ponte Santa Trìnita
    7. 7. The Ponte Santa Trìnita(Italian for Holy TrinityBridge, named for theancient church in thenearest stretch of via deTornabuoni) is aRenaissance bridgespanning the Arno. ThePonte Santa Trìnita is theoldest elliptic arch bridge inthe world, the threeflattened ellipses giving thestructure its celebratedelegant appearance. Theoutside spans eachmeasure 29 m (95 ft) withthe centre span being 32 m(105 ft) in length. The twoneighbouring bridges arethe Ponte Vecchio, to theeast, and the Ponte allaCarraia to the west.
    8. 8. The Ponte alla Carraia and San Frediano in Cestello church
    9. 9. the PonteVecchio
    10. 10. The Santa Trinita bridgewas constructed by theFlorentine architectBartolomeo Ammanatifrom 1567 to 1569. Itssite, downstream of theequally remarkable PonteVecchio, is a major link inthe medieval street planof Florence, which hasbeen bridged at this sitesince the thirteenthcentury. The woodenbridge of 1252 was sweptaway in a flood sevenyears later and wasrebuilt in stone anddestroyed in a flood in1333. The bridge of fivearches constructed byTaddeo Gaddi wasdestroyed in the flood of1557, which occasionedAmmanatis replacement.
    11. 11. Four ornamental statues ofthe Seasons were added tothe bridge in 1608, as partof the wedding celebrationsof Cosimo II de Medici withMaria Magdalena ofAustria: Spring by PietroFrancavilla, Summer andAutumn by GiovanniCaccini, and Winter byAntonio Novelli (1600-1662)Bust of Archduchess Maria Magdalenaof Austria (1589-1631)
    12. 12. On 8 August 1944, thebridge was destroyed byretreating German troops,but reconstructed in 1958with original stones raisedfrom the Arno or taken fromthe same quarry, under thedirection of architectRiccardo Gizdulich, andengineer Emilio Brizzi. Themissing head of Primaverawas recovered from the bedof the Arno in October 1961.
    13. 13. Church ofSanta TrinitaThe Column ofJustice in thePiazzaoutside,originatesfrom the Bathsof Caracalla,and was a giftto Cosimo Ide Medici byPope Pius IV.It was used in1565 tocommemoratethe Battle ofMontemurlo.
    14. 14. Basilica di Santa Trinità("Holy Trinity") is a church incentral Florence. It is themother church of theVallumbrosan Order ofmonks, founded in 1092 bya Florentine nobleman.Nearby is the Ponte SantaTrinita over the river Arno.The church is famous for itsSassetti Chapel, containingnotable frescoes byDomenico Ghirlandaio,ranked amongst 15thcentury paintingsmasterworks, and theBartolini Salimbeni Chapel,with frescoes by LorenzoMonaco..
    15. 15. Church ofSantaTrinitaThe reliefover thecentraldoor of theTrinity wassculpted byPietroBernini andGiovanniBattistaCaccini
    16. 16. Church of Santa TrinitaThe Sassetti Chapel hasmurals of St. Francis andProphecies of Christ’sBirth (1482–1485), as wellas altarpiece of Adorationof the Magi (1485) paintedby Domenico Ghirlandaio(1449-1494)At the side of the altar arekneeling portraits of thetwo patrons, Nora Corsion the left and Sassetti onthe right: they direct theirprayers towards thecentral altarpiece of theAdoration of theShepherds by GhirlandaioDonor portrait
    17. 17. On the pilasterdividing theSassetti Chapelfrom thesubsequent one isa painted grisaillestatue of David.DavidThe first scenepainted abovethe chapel is theTiburtine SibylAnnouncesJesus Coming toAugustus. TheSibyl is probablya portrait ofSassettisdaughter, Sibilla.
    18. 18. Confirmation of the Franciscan Rule
    19. 19. Confirmation ofthe FranciscanRuleDetails1.Angelo Polizianoand Giuliano de‘Medici2. Sassettisbrother-in-law, theGonfaloniere diGiustizia Antoniodi Puccio Pucci;Sassettisemployer, Lorenzode Medici;FrancescoSassetti himselfand his sonFederico.Lorenzo raises hishand to greetAngelo Poliziano,the tutor of hissons who arefeaturedascending the
    20. 20. The Resurrection of the Boy. This scene portrays a posthumous miracle by St. Francis, connected to the Sassetti family and for thisreason located in a central position of the chapel, although out of chronological order with the death of St Francis. It portrays theresurrection of a boy who had died falling from Palazzo Spini Feroni, a palace on the piazza facing Santa Trinita.
    21. 21. CappellaSassettiResurrectionoftheBoyDetail
    22. 22. The Sassetti ChapelDomenicoGhirlandaio)Renunciation ofWorldly Goods1482-85
    23. 23. In the background, a town wall with towers guides oureyes right into the distance. It is thought this isGenoa, where the donor spent ten years directing thelocal branch of the Medici bank. The shore ispopulated by many figures in groups, diminishing insize to create a sense of distance
    24. 24. The Sassetti ChapelDomenicoGhirlandaio)Renunciation ofWorldly GoodsDetails
    25. 25. Cappella SassettiMiracle of theStigmata of SaintFrancis
    26. 26. Cappella SassettiMiracle of the Stigmata of Saint FrancisDetailCappella SassettiMiracle of the Stigmata of Saint FrancisDetail
    27. 27. Church of Santa TrinitaThe Sassetti ChapelIn the vault of the chapelare the four Sibyls,surrounded by flamingaureoles and holding outbanderoles describing theirprophetic role as assignedthem by Virgil:Hec teste Virgil Magnus, inultima autem etate;Invisibile verbumpalapabitur germinabit.
    28. 28. Only the faces of the Sibylsare attributed toGhirlandaio; the bodieswere probably executed byhis workshop
    29. 29. Church ofSantaTrinitaTheSassettiChapelSibyl
    30. 30. Test of Fire before the SultanIt portrays St. Francispreaching to the Ottomansultan Al-Kamil, who askedhim to walk over a fire todemonstrate his sanctity.
    31. 31. Cappella SassettiObsequies ofSaint Francis
    32. 32. Cappella SassettiThe two side wallshouse the tombs ofFrancesco Sassettiand his wife NoraCorsi, under agilded arch, acreation of Giulianoda Sangallo
    33. 33. Cappella SassettiTomb of FrancescoSassetti (1485–90)by Giuliano daSangalloDetail
    34. 34. Cappella SassettiTomb of Francesco Sassetti (1485–90) by Giuliano da Sangallo DetailGiuliano da Sangallo (c. 1443–1516) was an Italian sculptor, architect and military engineer active during the Italian Renaissance.He was the preferred architect of Lorenzo de Medici, so a significant number of his commissions came from the Medici. For abouteighteen months in 1514-1515 Giuliano acted as joint-architect to St. Peters together with Raphael, but owing to age and ill-healthhe resigned this office about two years before his death
    35. 35. DomenicoGhirlandaioAdorationoftheShepherds1485Detail
    36. 36. Domenico GhirlandaioAdoration of the Shepherds 1485The Adoration of the Shepherdsis recognized as one ofGhirlandaios masterpieces, aswell as one of the Florentinepainting school. The work showsclear influences of the Flemishschool, the artist having studiedHugo van der Goes PortinariAltarpiece, which had been takento Florence in 1483 by thePortinari family for the church ofSantEgidio.Ghirlandaios inspiration fromthat work is shown by positioningand realist handling of the threeshepherds on the right, one ofwhich is the artists self-portrait.The frame has the inscription"Ipsum quem genuit adoravitMaria" ("The one giving adorationto Mary"), probably a referenceto Ghirlandaio himself.
    37. 37. Domenico GhirlandaioAdoration of the Shepherds 1485 Details
    38. 38. Domenico GhirlandaioAdoration of the Shepherds 1485 DetailsThe three rocks in the very foreground are a hint to theSassetti, whose name in Italian means "Small rocks".Perched on one of them is a goldfinch, symbol of ChristsPassion and resurrection.
    39. 39. The currentchurch wasconstructed in1258–1280 overa pre-existing11th centurychurch. Multiplereconstructionsoccurredthereafter.The church hasapproximately20 chapels,which contain anoteworthyamount ofartworks.
    40. 40. Basilica SantaTrinita,The tomb ofthe bishopBenozzoFederighi wascompleted byLuca dellaRobbia
    41. 41. Basilica SantaTrinita,The centerchancel hold analtarpiece byMariotto diNardo depictingthe Trinity(1406).
    42. 42. Ponte Santa Trinita
    43. 43. Ponte Santa Trinita and Lungarno Acciaiuoli
    44. 44. Lungarno Acciaiuoli
    45. 45. Ponte Vecchio
    46. 46. Sound: Ernesto Cartazar - Sergei Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of PaganiniText: InternetPictures: Daniela Iacob & InternetCopyright: All the images belong to their authorsPresentation: Sanda Foi oreanuş