Find out what life in Renaissance Florence was really like by following in the footsteps of Giovanni, a wool worker with attitude, in the time of the Medici. Navigate in an exciting new way, using a map from the sixteenth century to hunt for statues, streetcorner shrines, piazzas and taverns, while Giovanni tells you vivid tales of the city and the characters he meets. Based on authentic historical documents, this app will take you places that other guides don’t reach.
Features : switch between interactive historical maps and modern day;
audio guide tours to hidden parts of the city;
visit points in any order or follow recommended routes;
drill down for specialist information;
listen in Italian option.
This app was funded through AHRC grant: AH/K005138/1 and produced by Prof Fabrizio Nevola (University of Exeter).
- Minor bug fix