Fall in Love With Florence
The International Conference SGEM Florence Art 2018, will be held in the magnificent heart of Italy, the cradle of the Renaisissance - enchanting Florence (FI) Italy.
Florence's museums, churches house some of the greatest artistic treasures in the world. The most popular and important sites in Florence include the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Uffizi, the Bargello and the Accademia. The churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce are genuine art galleries, and the library of San Lorenzo is a magnificent exhibition of Michelangelo's architectural genius. Wander some of the oldest streets in the city until you reach the Arno River, cross the Ponte Vecchio, and experience the "newest" area of Florence, the Oltrarno. Be sure to set aside time to see the vast and varied art collection housed in the Pitti Palace. When you grow weary of museums and monuments, head outdoors. Spend a day at the Boboli Gardens or climb the hill to the church of San Miniato al Monte to experience an enchanting view of Florence, Italy. is a metropolis with unique charm, vibrancy and flair. It boasts outstanding infrastructure, is clean and safe, and has all the inspiration that you could wish for in order to discover this wonderful part of Europe.
History and Development
Florence is one of the major historical cities in Italy, named to be exceptional for its economic, cultural, and political development and advancement. Florence artistic centres represent the expansion of the Italian Art from the Late Middle Ages to Renaissance.
Florence was famously known as banking and finance innovation centre ever since the 13th century when the famous bankers from North Italy known as Lombards, gradually replace the Jews in their traditional role as money-lenders to the rich and powerful. The business and trading skills of the Italians are enhanced by their invention of double-entry book-keeping. The new creative accountancy enabled them to avoid the Christian sin of usury. In this way interest on a loan was presented in the accounts either as a voluntary gift from the borrower or as a reward for the risk taken..