The City State in which Michelangelo grew up where much of the action in the book takes place.
This is the home city for the Vatican.
A City State where Michelangelo spent about a year after he first left Florence.
The Vatican, Rome, Italy
The spiritual home of the Catholic faith from which the Popes and the Church hierarchy governed.
The Dome to the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, located in Florence which was a model for Michelangelo's dome to St. Peter's Cathedral.
The Tomb of Pope Julius II
A project Michelangelo originally thought he could finish in a few years, but it took decades and was the cause of great agony for him before it was finally completed in 1547.
The Plato Academy
Founded by Cosimo de' Medici, Lorenzo's grandfather, this was a group of learned scholars who came...
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