The legend of the Fourth of July, Santa Croce basilica

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The Pazzi Chapel is full of unresolved meaning and significance linking it perfectly to many myths and legends. One of those legends is the fresco located in the Chapel. The fresco is thought to depict the constellation July 4, 1442

The absent tomb of Benedetto Fortini, Santa Croce Basilica

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It is assumed that due to the status of Benedetto Fortini, he died in magnificence and was mourned one night in December of 1406. Fortini was a Florentine diplomat, politician, and man of letters. However, little information about Fortini was passed down to

#CrazyforPazzi crowdfunding campaign at the Basilica of Santa Croce

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An international crowd funding campaign was launched to raise 95,000 dollars in efforts to restore the Pazzi Chapel. The Pazzi chapel at the church of Santa Croce in Florence was designed by Brunelleschi in 1429, Brunelleschi who also designed the famous Duomo