The story of Gostanza da Libbiano

One of the black pages in the history of man is that of the inquisition: hundreds of thousands of women, men, animals and children burned at the stake or killed

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Emperor Frederick II

When you visit San Miniato, there is a name that often echoes in our alleys, and it’s the Emperor Frederick II, the one who wanted the construction of the undisputed

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San Miniato and “The night of San Lorenzo”

If you are a movie lover, surely you’ve seen the film “The night of San Lorenzo” by the directors Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. Both born in San Miniato fall in

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Clement VII and Michelangelo in San Miniato

Chronicle of a meeting It’s 1533. Pope Clement VII (Giulio de’ Medici, 1478 – 1534) leaves from Rome for Nice to celebrate the wedding of his granddaughter Catherine de’ Medici

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The Tower of Frederick II in San Miniato

When we arrive in San Miniato, from whichever direction you look at it, you cannot help but notice its unmistakable profile with the beautiful Tower of Frederick II on its

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The Via Angelica in San Miniato

If you are in San Miniato, in Piazza del Popolo, and stop to observe the facade of the Church of San Domenico, you can notice a small wrought iron door

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