Florence is a city that has plenty to see. There are so many beauties in the city; often locals know just a small part of all.
Renaissance was very important period in history for humanity progress in the West.
Florence was one of the richest in Europe in the past and possible to say that even better governed. Rulers of Florence were particularly proficient at avoiding the destructive wars that set fire to the West at that time.
The enormous number and uniqueness of the works that Florence inherited during the Renaissance are the result of good governance of dynasties. It has put a mark on history of humanity as well shaped the scientific and artistic growth.
The dynasty that had most contributed to the Florence and the Renaissance, culturally and politically was definitely the Medici family.
In addition to commissioning these works, the Medici family was able to ensure that the works remained in Florence. Thanks to a special edict that constrained these works as a gift to the city of Florence with the promise that none of these works would be sold, or sent elsewhere.
For this reason, Florentines are grateful to the Medici family, which with their visionary choices have allowed Florence to become the most admired and visited by millions of tourists’ Italian city.
Florence during the Renaissance was an example for the entire world. Not only the realization of very important works of art happened in Florence, it was also the perfect place for great scientists and thinkers during centuries. They were developing extremely important disciplines such as astrology, mechanics and medicine here.
Men with their insights and their studies enabled the world to begin to evolve and understand things that were considered impossible to understand at those times.
Florence, with its great masters contributed in an important way to bring out the world from the dark and difficult period that was the Middle Ages.
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