The Story of Florence presents the fascinating history of the beautiful Italian city, exploring its architecture, people, traditions, notable events, and more. Highly recommended for those with an interest in Florence and Italian history in general. Contents include: "The People and Commune of Florence", "The Times of Dante and Boccaccio", "The Medici and the Quattrocento", "From Fra Girolamo to Duke Cosimo", "The Palazzo Vechio-The Piazza della", "Signoria-The Uffizi", "The Uffizi", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this had been becoming increasingly rare or expensive. This volume is now republished in an available, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.