Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Tuscany

  • The gift of the Medici

    Grand Duomo. Photo by Bruce Stokes on Flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0. Credit for the present status of Florence as a jewel of European art and culture is rarely given to where it is due. Accounts of its history are replete with descriptions of the founder of the Medici’s wealth, Giovanni de’ Bicci; the exploits of…