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Brunelleschi

John Galen Howard

Brunelleschi

a poem

by John Galen Howard

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Published by John Howell in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Galen Howard.
ContributionsRogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3515.O8315 B8 1913
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. ;
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6564511M
LC Control Number14002401

  The dome that covers the Florence cathedral (the church of Santa Maria del Fiore) is known as Filippo Brunelleschi’s dome. When it was designed, it was the largest dome in the world. This immediately created problems as its size prevented the traditional method of construction. Its structure is a double shell supported by sturdy pillars. Here, King tells the tale of the genius Brunelleschi and sheds light on the travails of life in 15th-century Italy, to boot. The cathedral dome contest was not the first time Brunelleschi had competed to public acclaim: when he was 24—just three years after he was designated a master goldsmith—he offered a design for the bronze doors to the.

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Brunelleschi’s Dome is the story of how a Renaissance genius bent men, materials, and the very forces of nature to build an architectural wonder we continue to marvel at today. Denounced at first as a madman, Brunelleschi was celebrated at the end as a genius. In order to skip the line, choose and book the time to climb the Dome. This option is for free and valid for Sunday only. Important: Priority entrance is located to the right side of the entrance to the Dome. The validity of the ticket is 24 hours from the time of the first passage in one of our monuments. The ticket expires after 6 days of its.


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