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Enjoy the complete experience offered by Dan Brown’s novel Inferno, with a focus on Florence, Italy. Read our free and comprehensive blog on all things related to the book, register for a guided Inferno walking tour of Florence, or purchase our eBook with an audio version. Finally, here you can find other guided tours of Florence that let you explore the city beyond the novel and a monthly events guide with information on music, art, markets, and many other exciting things.

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Sandro Botticelli self portrait

Sandro Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli, whose original name was Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, was one of the greatest painters of the the Early Renaissance. Botticelli was the Florentine who created some of the most famous works of art in the world.
He was born in 1445 in Florence in the quarter of Santa Maria Novella near the Arno river, on Via Nuova (now Via del Porcellana, near Piazza Ognissanti).

Early life and career

Alessandro’s father, Mariano Filipepi, was a tanner and was aided in his trade by his proximity to the Arno. In an income tax return dating to 1458, Mariano stated that he had 4 sons: Giovanni, Antonio, Simone and Alessandro (nicknamed Sandro).

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An eBook with an audio version for discovering Florence in the footsteps of Robert Langdon and Sienna Brooks, the protagonists of Dan Brown’s Inferno novel.

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