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Sites of the World Cultures
Gardens Branch
Wed, Oct 09, 2:30 pm
"Venice: The Insatiable City-State."

An exploration of Venice and the characteristics which promoted its development as a trading power and cosmopolitan city.

Wed, Oct 23, 2:30 pm
"Florence and the Spirit of the Renaissance."

Florence is regarded as the focal point of the Renaissance. The city's role in promoting the arts and a liberal political culture are explored.

These two cities that had a profound influence on the development of western culture are explored in these programs filmed on location. Sponsored by Leonardo's Italian Link and Friends of the Library.Shown with permission. ┬ęKultur. (60 min.) Not rated.