CERTALDO , a
See also:town of Tuscany, Italy, in the province of Florence, 35 M . S.S.W. by
See also:rail and 18 m.
See also:direct from the town of Florence . Pop . (1901) town, 4552; commune, 9120 . It was the home of the
See also:family of Giovanni
See also:Boccaccio, who died and was buried here in 1375 . His
See also:house (of red
See also:brick, like the other old houses of the town) was restored in 1823 and fitted up with old furniture . A statue of him was erected in the
See also:principal square in 1875 . The Palazzo Pretorio, or Vicariale, the residence of the Florentine
See also:governors, recently restored to its
See also:condition, has a picturesque
See also:facade and
See also:court adorned with coats of arms, and in the interior are various frescoes dating from the 13th to the 16th century . The town as a whole is picturesque, and lies on a
See also:hill 426 ft. above
See also:sea-level . See R . Pantini, S . Gimignano e Certaldo (Bergamo, 1904), p.101 seq .
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