Online Gazetteer of Sixteenth Century Florence

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Square 72

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  • 1 - Porta S. Frediano
  • The south-western gate. B138.

  • 2 - Arcangelo Raffaello Con.
  • 1531 Benedictine nuns from S. Anna in Verzaia, whose house was damaged by the siege of 1530, in an abandoned hospital (they soon moved to Sq. 41); from 1538 Tertiary Franciscans. Renovated 17th century by P. F. Silvani [28 R 1551, 39 1632]. B148 M/R 85 Paatz V:1 B. S. Frediano 68.

  • 3 - Monte Oliveto (*)
  • 15th cent? Olivetian monks--the house of Stefano Buonsignori. B194 Monte Oliveto.

Streets, Parishes, Notes:

"Quarter: S. Spirito, Parishes: S. Frediano, S. Maria in Verzaia, Streets: Borgo S. Frediano {p}. Square 72 had few households, some shops, few patricians, few households with servants, some households w/o surnames, and few households headed by widows.

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Photo courtesy Musei Comunali Firenze.
map of square 72