Florence 2054
Luciano Artusi

October 27th, 1954 – Twenty unidentified flying objects soar through the skies of the capital of the Renaissance and hover above the city’s famous monuments for a good fifteen minutes. While everyone stands with their necks bent backwards and stares, no one realizes what’s actually happening. The aliens are looking for something that fell to the Earth centuries ago. What secret could Florence be hiding?


  • year 2009
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  • pp. 145
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  • eur 22.00

Forty-five stories about forty-five places in Florence. Learn about the unique, fascinating mysteries of the city that gave birth to the Italian language, inspired Dante’s cantos and the grand works of Leonardo da Vinci and Brunelleschi. Florence 2054 is an itinerary lined with enigmas to uncover the mysteries and discover the extraordinary beauty of the capital of the Renaissance. You can be the hero of the story.

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Luciano Artusi

was born on January 11, 1932 in Florence. He has lived his entire life there, in a symbiotic relationship with the city. Since 1952 he has been a member of Calcio Storico Fiorentino. His other titles include Knight of Merit of the Italian Republic, President of the Toponymy Commission of the City of Florence, and Deputy Vice President of the Italian Federation of Historic Games. A scholar of Florentine history, he has divulged his knowledge of the city in newspaper articles, periodicals and lectures; he is author of over fifty publications about Florence and Tuscany.

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