ARNOLFO DI CAMBIO and others, Florence Cathedral (aerial view looking northeast), Florence, Italy, begun 1296.
- -translated their pride in their predominance into landmark buildings
- -florence cathedral, recognized as the center for the most important religious observances.
- -the church was intended to be the most beautiful and honorable church
- - in a way the big dome remindes me of a crown, as there was nothing like it at the time it was seen as the top of the line and holy ground as it was that great.