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Keeping Florence's artisan traditions alive

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Florence is one of the last cities in the world that still has a thriving culture of artisanship, with historic roots that go back 600 years. Martha Teichner visits with weavers, goldsmiths, bookbinders, and others who are perpetuating the city's tradition for craftmanship.

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A visit to the world's oldest pharmacy

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Florence's Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy, which dates back to 1221 when Dominican monks began experimenting with alchemy, is thought to be the oldest apothecary in the world. Rose water? It was invented here, as were other medicinal and aromatic innovations, as reported by Jane Pauley.

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Florentine artisans: Preserving the traditions of Medici taste

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The Italian city still has a thriving culture of artisanship, with historic roots that go back 600 years

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The world's oldest pharmacy

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Rose water was just one creation of the Dominican monks who in the 13th century began experimenting with alchemy at Florence's Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy

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Florence: A history

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For centuries the Italian city has been a hub of trade and commerce, and an historic center for art and architecture

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David, the quintessence of Renaissance art

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Michelangelo's 17-foot-tall masterpiece stands front-and-center at the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence

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"Sunday Morning" theme in Italy

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Cellist Christian Grosselfinger performs the "Sunday Morning" fanfare, "Abblasen," on the streets of Florence.


A "Sunday Morning" sun in Florence

Added: 18.05.2019 21:03 | 4 views | 0 comments

In Florence, Italy, street artist Sonja Samardjieva, from Macedonia, painted the "Sunday Morning" logo near the Piazza della Signoria. Don't miss our special broadcast, "A Sunday Morning in Florence," on May 19!


This Week: "A Sunday Morning in Florence" (May 19)

Added: 17.05.2019 17:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Jane Pauley hosts a special broadcast of the Emmy-winning Sunday morning news program from Tuscany, sharing stories on all things Italian – art and design, traditions and culture, fashion, food, music, entertainment, history and human interest


Rick Steves: Must-see treasures of Milan, from La Scala to 'The Last Supper'

Added: 13.05.2019 12:30 | 28 views | 0 comments

Milan may be overshadowed by Venice and Florence as a tourist destination, but this modern metropolis has plenty of historic highlights.



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