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User Image villamedicea.poggioacaiano Posted: Jan 19, 2018 11:31 AM (UTC)

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“Di mille, e mille forme si dipigne, e in mille modi la vagheggia, e vede. Così l’acceso Dio cangiando aspetto mira la bella Dea senza sospetto.” Queste parole di Ovidio (Metamorfosi, XIV, vv. 652-653) descrivono esattamente la scena raffigurata da Pontormo nella lunetta del Salone di Leone X con la storia di Vertumno e Pomona: per la rubrica #mitinvilla, oggi vi vogliamo raccontare proprio questo episodio. Vertumno si era innamorato della dea dei frutti, ma ella non voleva assolutamente avere a che fare con l’amore e scappava da lui ogni volta che si vedevano. Allora il dio, che aveva la facoltà di cambiare aspetto (infatti governava le stagioni e quindi il mutamento), pur di vederla si trasformava ogni giorno in un personaggio diverso: un pescatore, un contadino, una vecchia. Proprio sotto quest’ultima sembianza ebbe modo di fare un lungo discorso all’amata, mostrandole i mali che si scagliano su chi non ama e tessendo le lodi di se stesso: riuscì così a conquistare il suo cuore. 😍💑
🌍 “In fact by means of many shapes he often had obtained access to her and joyed in seeing her beauty.” With such words Ovid (Metamorphoses, XIV, 652-653) describes the scene painted by Pontormo in Leo X Hall’s lunette with Vertumno and Pomona’s story: for the column #mythinvilla, today we want to tell you about this episode. Vertumno fell in love with fruits’ goddess, but she didn’t want to love anyone and ran from him everytime they met. The god was able to change aspect, because he ruled seasons and therefore mutation; so, he began to transform himself into other people just to see her: a fisherman, a farmer, an old woman. As the latter, he could speak to her about the evil which happen to people who don’t love and he praised himself: in this way he could eventually win her over. 😍💑
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User Image vpatrone Posted: Jan 19, 2018 10:11 AM (UTC)
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Grey days in #Florence are just as pretty as the sunniest 😍
Morning light in our beloved Florence ✨ wishing you all a sunny start to this Friday
User Image giangliet Posted: Jan 19, 2018 6:20 AM (UTC)

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Thank you very much @lovefromtuscany , it is a pleasure to be feature in your beautiful gallery.
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lovefromtuscany This is the dazzling Baptistry of Florence, one of the oldest religious buildings in town- Did u know that the great Florentine poet Dante Alighieri was baptised right here? 🏫☺#florence #italy❤️ #dantealighieri
➡Photo @giangliet , thanks for sharing your great shot with us #lovefromtuscany !
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User Image mac_one1975 Posted: Jan 19, 2018 4:48 AM (UTC)

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Le prime luci dell’alba.
Un nuovo giorno sta per nascere, inediti profumi accompagneranno i nostri successi, suadenti note accarezzano i nostri sogni.
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Florence Tips
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**Walk across the Arno from bridges other than the Ponte Vecchio. You'll see views like the one in the photo.
**Drink and hangout at Piazza Santo Spirito (@agirlwhoblooms for this tip). This is where the artists, students, and intellectuals go for evening bar hopping while avoiding tourist prices, long lines, and snobby doormen.
**Eat at the Mercato Centrale. When I went in October, I kept asking myself, "How come I didn't go here seven years ago?" Answer, because it wasn't built then lol. It is a great place to eat a variety of regional foods at reasonable prices. I particularly loved the pasta stand with in season black truffle pasta.
**Walk around the Gucci store. The Gucci store in Florence is the only one in the world selling some of the products sold there. You may not be buying but you can at least see one of a kind items made by the Italian design house.
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If you have any tips on Florence you may not find in tour guides, share them in comments.
Ciao bella!
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User Image lore8101 Posted: Jan 19, 2018 12:07 AM (UTC)

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