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Firenze, Italy 1998-2009.


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My thanks goes to the friends:


Joe Kaufmann, for the help and suggestions in the english translation of some pages.
Paolo Mazzoli,
for the photos of S.Leolino,  Porciano, some on Poppi and Firenze Town Walls.
Silvio Spediacci, history and photos of Bigliolo Castle and photos of Bastia & Monti Castle.
Lorenzo Michelini, history and photos of Spedale of S.John, Priory of Piteglio, Castruccio's Bridge.
Moreno Macii, for Pia's Bridge, Cerbaia Bridge and some of San Galgano Abbey, old images of Rocca Cerbaia, Cerbaia Bridge and Emperor's Castle of Prato.
Marco Ramerini, for the photos and historical research on Castelvecchio, Pogni, Rocchette di Fazio, Rocchette and Tignano.
Guidoriccio, for the photos and text on Sassoforte and historical research on Castel Pietra.
Stephen W.White,
translation of Ripafratta page.
Alice Marzocchini,
text and photos on Castiglione Garfagnana.
Katia Di Leo
photos of Linari.
Mauro Mattei, text and photos on Castello di Ghivizzano and other Garfagnana Fortresses.
Jeanne Pasquine, english translation on some pages.


And these are the books that helped me in my historical research:

  • "LA TOSCANA PAESE PER PAESE" - AA.VV. - Bonechi Editore, Firenze 1981.
  • "VIAGGIO IN TOSCANA VOL. 1-6" - AA.VV. - Ponte alle Grazie, Firenze 1992.
  • "ROCCHE E FORTI MEDICEI" -C.Perogalli - Rusconi, Milano 1980.
  • "LUOGHI DELLA TOSCANA MEDICEA" - A.Godoli e A.Natali - Edizioni Alinari Scala, Firenze 1980.
  • "CASTELLI, ROCCHE E MURA D'ITALIA" - G.M.Tabarelli - Bramante Edizioni, Busto Arsizio (VA), 1983.
  • "LE TORRI COSTIERE DELLA TOSCANA" - I.Baggiossi - Newton Compton Editori, Roma 1988.
  • "GUIDA DEL CASENTINO" - C.Beni  - Nardini Editore, Firenze 1983.
  • "DOMENICA DOVE" - AA.VV. - Bonechi Editore, Firenze 1981.
  • "ANDARE PER ROCCHE, FORTEZZE E CASTELLI IN TOSCANA" - AA.VV. - Apice Editrice, Firenze 1998.
  • "MEDIOEVO - UN PASSATO DA RISCOPRIRE" - Monthly mag - De Agostini-Rizzoli.
  • "IL SABATO DI S.BARNABA" - AA.VV. - Electa, Milano 1989.
  • "IL CASENTINO NEL NOME DI DANTE" - G.Contorni - Celebration of VII° centenary of Campaldino battle, Bibbiena (AR) 1989.
  • "ITALIA DA SCOPRIRE - VIAGGIO NEI CENTRI MINORI" - AA.VV. - Touring Club Italiano, Milano 1996.
  • "BELL'ITALIA" - Monthly mag - Mondadori.
  • "I CASTELLI - STORIA, MITI E LEGGENDE" - AA.VV. - Enciclopedia - Hobby and Work, Milano 1997.
  • "IL CHIANTI DEI CASTELLI" - E.Bosi - Ed. DemoMedia, Firenze 1998.
  • "CASTELLI E BORGHI DI LUNIGIANA" - Itinerari di Italia Nostra - Sagep Ed., Genova 1995.
  • "SUI SENTIERI DELLA TOSCANA" - Bracci-D'Eugenio - Edizioni CDA, Torino 1996.
  • "FIRENZE FUORI LE MURA" - G.B. Ravenni - Giunti Editore, Prato 1993.
  • "L'ALTRA TOSCANA" - E.Rosetti - L.Valenti - Le Lettere Ed., Firenze 2003.
  • "TORRI E CASTELLI DELLA PROVINCIA DI GROSSETO" - Giuseppe Guerrini (Amministrazione provinciale di Grosseto), Nuova Immagine Editrice, Siena 1999.
  • "GUIDA ALL'ARCHEOLOGIA MEDIEVALE DELLA PROVINCIA DI LIVORNO" - Nardini editore, Livorno 2008.

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