The FLR – The Florentine Literary Review – issue 3

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The FLR – The Florentine Literary Review – issue 3

Sacred / Sacro Is anything SACRED any more? This is one of the questions that Italy’s contemporary writers address through poetry and prose in the third edition of TheFLR. The Florentine Literary Review. Take a walk into a SACRED wood of meanings and meanderings between life and death, which have little to do with the dictionary

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A new ‘piazza’ for Bergamo

In December 2017, after six months of construction works, Bergamo’s Piazza Carrara was re-opened to the public. Architect and ISI Florence Professor Franco Pisani, in collaboration with Hut Creative members Alberto Becherini and Andrea Borghi, redesigned the square which leads to the ‘Citta’ Alta’ with its ‘Mura Venete’, the old city walls listed as a

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Il Granduca Innamorato

The recently published “Il Granduca Innamorato” (Nardini, 2017) tells the story of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Francesco I de’ Medici, and his second beloved wife, Bianca Cappello. It delves into the mystery of their sudden deaths at the Medici Villa in Poggio a Caiano, which occurred only a few hours apart from one another.

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