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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 … Continue reading
As part of the launch for “Girolamo Savonarola: The Renaissance Preacher“, I thought I’d do a few posts in and around the infamous Dominican friar who took Florence by storm. As well as the multitude of books surrounding Florence … Continue reading
The day is finally here! After months and months of hard work along with a trip to Florence, Girolamo Savonarola: The Renaissance Preacher has been unleashed upon the world. In celebration of launch day, I’m running a giveaway over on … Continue reading
My second book “Girolamo Savonarola: The Renaissance Preacher” is coming on 8th August 2017. And it’s available to preorder NOW! Get your copy here.
Simonetta Vespucci is a name commonly associated with both the Medici family of Florence and the artist Sandro Botticelli. For years, people have believed that Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” is actually a painting of Florence’s most beautiful woman – she … Continue reading