Leonardo da Vinci, the original Renaissance Man, was born in Italy more than 500 years ago. Yet despite being one of the best known of Italian names, following his trail in Italy is not so simple.
Here’s a business opportunity for book lovers with an itch to live and work in one of the most beautiful cities in Italy.
The Paperback Exchange, Florence’s oldest English language bookstore, is looking for a new owner. According to The Florentine, owners Emily Rosner and Maurizio Panichi wish to retire after 39 years of selling English language books to visitors and Florence’s English speaking expat community.
The Atlas of Ancient Rome, a gorgeous, new two-volume set edited by Andrea Carandini, promises to be an “authoritative archeological survey of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period.” The slip-cased set is available now.