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Firenze. Vista desde la Cúpula del Duomo.View from the top of the Duomo´s Dome

Firenze. Vista desde la Cúpula del Duomo.View from the top of the Duomo´s Dome

Florence originated as a Roman city, and later, after a period as a flourishing trading and banking medieval commune, it was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance (or the "Florentine Renaissance"). According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, it was politically, economically, and culturally one of the most important cities in Europe and the world from the 14th century to the 16th century.
The language spoken in the city there during the 14th century was, and still is, accepted as the Italian language. Almost all the writers and poets in the Italian literature of the golden age are somewhat connected with Florence, leading ultimately to the adoption of the Florentine dialect, above all the local dialects, as a literary language of choice.

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janescottcumming30-Oct-2015 18:49
Wow, now I have to go back when it is not so hot! V
RJA6426-Dec-2012 17:39
Breathtaking view!
Buba Jafarli18-May-2012 12:43
Fantastic capture with superb POV! V.
Brian with an Eye08-May-2012 21:38
A superb view, Jose.
Thanks for the interesting and informative commentary.
Anna & Christian RECK28-Apr-2012 19:23
Nice perspective and wonderful panorama of this great city!! BV. Anna
Fabienne23-Apr-2012 19:55
Le point de vue est spectaculaire, c'est formidablement réalisé.
Helen Betts23-Apr-2012 19:47
Makes me dizzy to look at, but wonder perspective and great capture.
Bill Robinson23-Apr-2012 12:20
Terrific vantage point and capture.
CM Kwan23-Apr-2012 12:05
This is breathtaking, Jose! V
Mike H.23-Apr-2012 11:02
Very impressive; this point of view, your camera work,
and the provided history sketch of this great Italian city!
Yvonne23-Apr-2012 10:46
You must be remarkably fit to climb this high; but so worth while, what a magnificent
view - and thanks for the history Jose! v
Carl H. Johnson23-Apr-2012 10:06
Great details with a outstanding POV!!!
fdt23-Apr-2012 09:48
Great shot. f
Stephanie23-Apr-2012 08:47
What a superb view! Congrats on climbing to the top Jose! :)
MummaDragon23-Apr-2012 08:33
Thanks also for the explanation. This is appreciated as an extra.
Irene Wehrli23-Apr-2012 08:29
Wonderful perspective, great compo!
marko gregoric23-Apr-2012 08:17
Nice view. V
Dara Su23-Apr-2012 07:38
Great city! V
Colin Dixon23-Apr-2012 07:26
Wonderful view V
Tom LeRoy23-Apr-2012 06:43
Wonderful view, great city. V
Francisco Figueras23-Apr-2012 06:06
Bona presa.
woody3423-Apr-2012 05:46
A remarkably captured perspective of that amazing building and beautiful city.
John Reynolds23-Apr-2012 05:27
Great view, Jose!
Martin Lamoon23-Apr-2012 05:10
Great capture go this impressive tower. You look high up as well! V
Michael Tauber23-Apr-2012 04:52
Wonderful panorama and very well chosen POV.
Hank Vander Velde23-Apr-2012 03:40
Terrific image with nice POV .
teachpeace23-Apr-2012 03:31
Spectacular view!
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