Libraries of Florence – Where the Past Coexists with the Present Cover Image

Biblioteki Florencji. Tam, gdzie przeszłość współistnieje z teraźniejszością
Libraries of Florence – Where the Past Coexists with the Present

Author(s): Izabela Swoboda
Subject(s): Library and Information Science, Library operations and management, Other
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: Biblioteca di Michelozzo a San Marco; Biblioteca Domenicana di Santa Maria Novella; Biblioteca Marucelliana; Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana; Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze

Summary/Abstract: Florence – the cradle of the Renaissance, the center of science and art, the city of Dante, Michelangelo, Donatello, Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci; famous for remarkable libraries, which impress not only with beautiful historic interiors, but also the richness of their collections. The article presents the origins and contemporary face of libraries in Florence. Among the oldest are: the library of the Dominican church of Santa Maria Novella, Michelozzo Library, Laurentian Library, Riccardi Library, Marucelli Library and the Central National Library of Florence.

  • Issue Year: 21/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 117-144
  • Page Count: 28
  • Language: Polish