Explore Filippo Brunelleschi, Florence Cathedral, and more!

Filippo Brunelleschi began construction of the Duomo in Florence in 1419. He was ahead of his time in many ways, and the construction and design of this architectural marvel is still one of my favorite reads.

Filippo Brunelleschi, The Duomo of Florence, Italy. In 1419 there was a competition to construct the dome of the Florence cathedral. It was between Brunelleschi and Ghiberti. Need to finish reading tthe book.

Sampling locally-grown olives

Dine around Florence: An Authentic Evening Food & Wine Experience

An all-inclusive Florence food tour, dining at the best enotecas, bars & restaurants in the most authentic neighborhoods of the city.

Gorgon, ancient Didyma, Turkey - classical Greek, 5th C. BC. The great temple here was destroyed by the Persians in 494 during Greece's Persian War.Tempio di Apollo A Didima Turchia

Gorgon, ancient Didyma, Turkey - classical Greek, C. The great temple here was destroyed by the Persians in 494 during Greece's Persian War.Tempio di Apollo A Didima Turchia

Filippo Brunelleschi, Duomo (View of the Cathedral). Photo-realism; takes ages with a paintbrush, and 1/250s with your camera.

Filippo Brunelleschi, Santa Maria del Fiore dome, Florence, Source Florence’s cathedral was almost complete in but there was one vital thing missing: a dome, or duomo in Italian.

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, Renaissance-style chateau, built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. Photo by Andy Latt

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, Renaissance-style chateau, built by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. Photo by Andy Latt Like a modern castle >

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Duomo facade and bell tower Church of Santa Maria di Fiore Florence, Italy

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