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It often happened that the rival factions of the Castellani and Nicolotti clashed for jealousy, envy and rivalry and that their struggles took place right on this bridge which, at that time, did not have the protective...

The Fontego (Fondaco in Italian) has the nickname "of the Germans" to encompass all merchants from the Nordic countries. As was the case with the Turks, given the growth of this community, the Senate decreed the...

Leonardo da Vinci was born in Anchiano - near Florence - on April 15, 1452, the illegitimate son of the notary ser Pier, of Vinci, and of Caterina, a woman of humble origins. At the age of seventeen he moved to...

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