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Doorway view from the Sala della Pace to the Sala del Mappamondo, Palazzo Pubblico

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Description: Doorway view from the Sala della Pace to the Sala del Mappamondo, Palazzo Pubblico
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Description: Siena: Constructing the Renaissance City
The fourteenth-century storyteller of the Trecentonovelle, Franco Sacchetti, tells of one Alberto da Siena, who borrows a nag from a friend in order to go out of the city. The nag had a mind of its own and had no wish to leave the city. When they reach the gate, the horse refuses to go a step further and so Alberto...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.91-113
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00112.009

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