Florence and islamic culture. An essential guide

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Autore: Laboratori Archeologici San Gallo (ed.)
Anno di stampa: 2019
ISBN: 9788878149090
e-ISBN: 9788878149106

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A long tradition of political and cultural exchanges with the Orient between the Middle Ages and the 20th century has brought to Florence a number of works of art of exceptional value  produced by the Medieval and Renaissance Islamic world, which also influenced the local artistic production. The San Gallo Archeology Laboratories has written a new guide to Florence to introduce to the tourist or the curious Florentine, the long history which connects Florence to the Middle Eastern Mediterranean world as told by the collections of splendid Islamic artifacts which, since the era of the Medici, have been part of the heritage of the city and are now the prized possessions of the main Florentine museums.

Index
  • Institutional greetings
  • Map
  • I. A Florentine Story: Following the Path to the Near East
  • II. ISLAM IN ITALY AND IN FLORENCE: A PREMISE
  • III. MATERIALS AND SHAPES: FINDING ISLAM IN FLORENCE
    Oriental fabrics represented in Florentine art
    Oriental rugs
    Islamic metalwork
    Islamic manuscripts
    Ceramics from Islamic countries and their imitations
    Glass, crystal and ivory in the Islamic tradition
    Islamic arms and armour
  • IV. COLLECTIONS AND COLLECTORS THE PASSION FOR THE ORIENT, FROM THE MEDICI TO THE 20TH CENTURY
    1. The National Museum of the Bargello
    2. Stefano Bardini Municipal Museum
    3. The Stibbert Museum
    4. Uffizi Galleries and Palazzo Pitti
    5. The National Archaeological Museum of Florence – MAF
  • V. FLORENCE AND ARAB SCIENCE. A WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE
    6. The Galileo Museum – Institute and Museum of the History of Science
  • VI. A STROLL IN FLORENCE THROUGH Islamic Orient
  • VII. Bibliography

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