Florence is a wonderful city that seems to carry a great part of the Italian history. It is also one of the greatest centre of arts and cultures in Europe. Florences takes its origins from 5th century BC, but it is only in 59 BC that the roman colony Florentia was founded. The rest of Florence history is a succession of conflicts involving above all others territories like Pisa or Sienna ( actually two major Italian cities ). Also, all along its history and espacially starting from 13th century, Florence became famous for the finess ... (more)