November 17, 2018
The Illuminator and Painter Zanobi di Benedetto di Caroccio degli Strozzi Was Born in Florence on 17 November, 1412.

October 30, 2016
Coins not the only Currency in Ancient Rome One of the reasons the currency of the Roman Empire was embossed and decorated with images of its leaders and culturally signigicant symbols and landmarks was, as today, to remind users that coins had exchange value because the rulers of the empire had decreed this fact to be so.

May 5, 2016
On 5 May 2016 at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze, Leo S. Olschki publishers presented their two-volume work Codice Rustici: un viaggio attraverso la Storia, l’Arte, e la Chiesa della Firenze del XV secolo (The Rustici Codex: a trip across history, art and the church of Florence in the 15th century) , edited by Elena Gurrieri with a critical edition of the manuscript by Kathleen Olive and Nerida Newbigin and a collection of interpretive essays by various scholars.

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