Desperately Seeking St Francis

In Florence, Naturally

The facade of the Chiesa di Ognissanti © A. Harrison

Near the banks of the Arno lies a church not always high on every visitor’s list, but was once of central importance when Florence was a city-state.

Founded by the Umiliati around 1250, the Chiesa di Ognissanti is dedicated to all saints and martyrs, both known and unknown. Like many a Florentine church, the façade of the Church of all Saints is…

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Anne Harrison

At 10 I discovered travel, books and philosophy. Now I pass my days with a camera in one hand, a notebook in the other, looking for the perfect coffee.