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Money, Power, Intrigues: The Medici Dynasty Show

They are probably one of the most famous families of all time, one full of mysteries and intrigues. The Medicis ruled in Florence for centuries, but they were particularly strong during the Renaissance. They were powerful, they were rich and they loved the arts. After four popes, numerous rulers and royal weddings, the Medicis became renowned for their sponsorship of the arts and sciences. Their legacy is still visible around Florence and, if you’re so lucky that you’re visiting the city, you can’t miss this show!

The Medici Dynasty Show reviews the family’s history in a flashforward starting with their latest members, the Grand Duke Gian Gastone and his sister, Anna Maria Luisa, at the Palazzo Pitti in 1737. The Duke, who is on his deathbed, can’t forgive his sister for arranging his catastrophic marriage to Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg. The siblings start to reminisce about their linage and the audience will take the exciting journey with them.

The Medici Dynasty Show

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Don’t miss the opportunity to watch this fantastic recreation of Medieval Florence completely in English. From traditional costumes, to video projections and theatrical performances, the Medicis will come back to life before your eyes! Come to Il Salviatino after and let us know what you thought of The Medici Dynasty Show!

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