Domenico di Michelino was an Italian painter who was born and died in Florence (1417–1491). His most famous work, La commedia illumina Firenze (The Comedy Illuminating Florence), can be found in Florence’s Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Robert Langdon, the main character in Dan Brown’s Inferno, describes this famous painting during the conference “Divine Dante: Symbols of Hell,” hosted by the Società Dante Alighieri Vienna.Details
Here at Florence Inferno, we post the weekly events going on in Florence. Also, our events guide contains information on music, art, cinema, markets, and many other things happening in the city.
This week food and music lovers won’t want to miss Tamerò in Salotto at Restaurant Tamerò in Piazza S. Spirito, a new formula that combines taste in music and conviviality.
For art lovers we suggest that you attend the opening of the new exhibition Jackson Pollock.The Figure of Fury at Palazzo Vecchio, until July 27, 2014.
The Battle of Anghiari is one of the world’s most controversial and mysterious masterpieces. Leonardo da Vinci began painting it on a wall in Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio in 1503, leaving it unfinished. We only have copies of the fresco. One of these is La Tavola Doria, an anonymous sketch dating to the sixteenth century and representing the…Details
On March 28, 2014, Florence Inferno published its first English eBook with an audio version, entitled “A Guide to Florence per Dan Brown’s Inferno”. It is currently available for purchase on Amazon.Details
Here we highlight for your convenience the weekly events happening in Florence. Check out our events guide for what’s going on in the city in terms of music, art, cinema, markets, and much more.
This week you won’t want to miss the Middle East Now Festival, from April 9 until April 14, a week of screenings, exhibitions, and events throughout the city of Florence dedicated to Middle East culture, and the market Mercatale di Firenze in Piazza della Repubblica.Details
Paul Gustave Doré was a prolific French engraver, artist, illustrator, sculptor, and primarily, wood and steel carver.
Robert Langdon, the main character in Dan Brown’s Inferno, being a renown Dante scholar, exhibited a Gustave Doré lithograph depicting a dark entrance to a tunnel carved into the face of an austere cliff during a conference hosted by one of the world’s oldest Dante societies—the Società Dante Alighieri Vienna. Moreover, during one of his adventures, Langdon refers to Doré’s work Dandolo Preaching the Crusade.Details
Here we provide you with the weekly events happening in Florence. Our events guide provides you with all you need to know about music, art, cinema, markets, and many other activities going on in the city. This week, the place to be for all sports lovers is Florence Bike Festival at Parco delle Cascine. Also,…Details
On February 7, 2014, American author Dan Brown was interviewed on Dutch TV by a select group of students during the College Tour Show. During the show they also screened interviews filmed in Florence, in which appeared our tour guide Chiara D’Alessandro, who helped reporters to film in Florence. The College Tour TV Show College…Details