I already wrote articles on the scientific tools on Santa Maria Novella facade, and also about Ignazio Danti, the Dominican friar who, as a scientist and astronomer, added all these tools to the church. All these tools revealed very useful for the solar eclipse March 20 2015. I want to share with you some amazing pics taken by my fellow friend and colleague Siro, who is part of our group of tousist guides. … [Read more...] about Solar eclipse March 20 2015 in Florence Italy – Pics
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Pazzi Chapel restoration about to begin!
Pazzi Chapel restoration campaign Not long ago, the Opera of Santa Croce, in need to fund the Pazzi Chapel restoration, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds necessary for the work. The campaign expires tomorrow, and yesterday the goal was reached, hitting $ 95,000. I'm proud of having been a contributor, and much more to have helped the campaign with my articles. I hope someone read them and funded the restoration. Remember that if you contribute for $ 10 or more, you … [Read more...] about Pazzi Chapel restoration about to begin!
Crazy for Pazzi – Become a Patron of the Renaissance
Crazy for Pazzi Crazy for Pazzi is a crowdfunding initiative by the Opera di Santa Croce, the institution responsible for maintaining the 720 years old Basilica of Santa Croce, in Florence Italy, that allows you to officially become a patron of Florence Italy Renaissance. … [Read more...] about Crazy for Pazzi – Become a Patron of the Renaissance