The Great Dome Research Paper

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The Great Dome The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore has managed to raise several questions and curiosity amongst scholars. In the early 14th century a feud between Florence and other emerging cities began, each trying to beat the other with building bigger cathedrals. Florentines didn’t like the look of gothic cathedrals, for inspiration for their dome, they looked at ancient Rome’s famous building that payed tribute to all of the gods, the Pantheon. A mural years before the dome had been created, depicted what the committee had in mind for the cathedral. Before Brunelleschi persuade his path in architecture, he was a Goldsmith. In 1401, Cloth guild wanted for the Baptistery of Florence to have a second set of doors., the Cloth set up a
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