Online edition of documentation of the Cathedral of Florence.
The Years of the Cupola (Gli Anni della Cupola)is an online edition of all the documents of the Florentine Cathedral during the period of the planning and construction of Brunelleschi's dome (1417-1436). The site, available in both Italian and English editions, can be consulted on the site of the Florentine Cathedral Opera
or the mirror site at the Max-Planck-Institut for the History of Science in Berlin
The resource, offered free of charge by the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore, is a work in progress, with new documentation being added as prepared. Currently over 5000 fully transcribed, edited and analyzed documents are available for the years 1417-1419, 1430-1434. The site, which will soon be expanded with another 5000 documents, includes a prototye for the consultation of images and the virtual restoration of the original manuscript pages.
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