May 21, 2022

NY Times: “The Hidden Treasures in Italian Libraries”

From The New York Times:

Why go to the library in Italy when all around you there is fantastic art, exalted architecture, deep history and intense passionate people? Because, as I discovered in the course of a rushed but illuminating week dashing from Venice to Rome, Florence and Milan, the country’s historic libraries contain all of those without the crowds.

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See Also: A Literary Tour of Italy’s Libraries (via NY Times)

 See Also: Italy’s Minister of Cultural Heritage Gives Go Ahead to Develop Italian Digital Library (March 22, 2017)

See Also: Italy: Florence’s National Central Library to Receive 15 Million Euro Investment from Italian Government (November 29, 2016)

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