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ACII DB San Lorenzo

REBECCAC84: One of those strange glyphs Shaun mentioned is on this landmark. You should go find it!

The Church in which all the Medici went to die, San Lorenzo claims to be the oldest in Florence. It was consecrated in 393, while still outside the city walls.

Michelangelo designed the inner façade, while Filippo Brunelleschi, the creator of Santa Maria del Fiore’s dome, designed the layout. He died before the church was finished and several of his designs were subsequently modified.

Containing nearly fifty tombs, the Medici crypt was intended to house the Holy Sepulchre containing the body of Christ at its centre. However, attempts to buy it and, then, to steal it from Jerusalem failed, proving that bankers can buy a lot of things, but not integrity.

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