The Birth of Venus - Part 1: Chapters 11-14 Summary & Analysis

Sarah Dunant
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Part 1: Chapters 11-14 Summary

In chapter 11, the people of Florence began going to church more and there they hear the sermons of Savonarola, a monk who preaches about Armageddon and the immorality of the people of Florence. Alessandra notices a man she first saw at Plautilla's wedding watching her during the church service.

In chapter 12, the bodies of the man and woman are found on the road between Florence and a nearby village. Alessandra meets with the painter in the garden to show him her paintings. Again the painter refuses to teach Alessandra to paint, but he takes the drawings. Later Alessandra is dressed up to go visit her sister.

In chapter 13, Alessandra goes with her mother to visit with Plautilla. A party to celebrate the impending birth of her child. The man from the church arrives and seeks Alessandra out. The man introduces himself as Cristoforo...

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