2nd October 2019

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What is Florence known for in the Renaissance?

The artists, architects, thinkers and political figures who led the Renaissance were all born on the fertile soil in and around Florence, within the same century: Masaccio, Donatello, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Verocchio, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Michelangelo, Lorenzo the Magnificent de' Medici and

In this manner, why is Florence so important?

Florence's bankers had influence throughout Europe. Culture also flourished during this time in Florence. Its artists and writers became very well known. As a result of these factors, Florence was an important city during the Renaissance.

What do you call someone who lives in Florence?

4.The people of Florence are called Florentines, or Fiorentino in Italian.

What is Naples well known for?

Piazzas, palaces and castles. The main city square or piazza of the city is the Piazza del Plebiscito. Naples is well known for its historic castles: the ancient Castel Nuovo, also known as Maschio Angioino, is one of the city's foremost landmarks; it was built during the time of Charles I, the first king of Naples.