At the heart of the Renaissance was the city of Florence with its bold, classical palaces. Renaissance princes were masters of the use of art and architecture to express wealth and power, and they were great patrons of the arts. Without them, there would have been no Renaissance. This is particularly true of the mighty Medici family.
It is said that the Silk Road is a crossroad of civilizations, a place where East meets West. Some of the trade-goods exchanged along the Silk Road over the centuries included fine textiles, magnificent oriental rugs, gunpowder, horses, herbs, spices, ceramics, and medicines, among many other things. Your journey down the Silk Road, with yourWatch Now >>
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