Today it’s my absolute honour to be over on Truce Podcast, with the lovely Chris Staron, talking about the history of Girolamo Savonarola and the storm that he brought to Florence. The podcast is available over on Itunes as well as at the Truce Podcast website. Please do swing on by and have a listen, …

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I remember the first time I came across Savonarola properly. Although I’d read his name in passing I hadn’t really paid all that much attention to him. But, to my sins, I was watching Showtime’s The Borgias when I first really started paying attention to him. On the screen there was this monk, shouting to the heavens …

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