The Road in Tuscany: A Commentary - Vol. 2

The Road in Tuscany: A Commentary - Vol. 2

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The Road in Tuscany: A Commentary - Vol. 2

The Road in Tuscany: A Commentary - Vol. 2

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CHAPTER I

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LUCCA TO PISA 1

CHAPTER II INTO THE SOUTHERN HILLS: PISA TO CERTALDO 26

CHAPTER III THE GHOSTS OF SAN GIMIGNANO 52

CHAPTER IV VOLTERRA 82

CHAPTER V GREVE AND PESA: SAN CASCIANO, POGGIBONSI, COLLE 105

CHAPTER VI VOLTERRA TO THE SOUTH: MASSA MARITTIMA 125

APPENDIX -- HISTORIES OF MASSA MARITTIMA 139

CHAPTER VII GROSSETO AND THE COAST ROAD: ORBETELLO 142

CHAPTER VIII ACROSS COUNTRY -- GROSSETO TO SIENA 155

APPENDIX -- THE DEATH AND BURIAL OF CASTRUCCIO CASTRACANE 167

CHAPTER IX SIENA 170

APPENDIX -- SIENESE HISTORY 199

CHAPTER X THE PORTRAIT OF LIVIA 204

CHAPTER XI VAL D' ARBIA: BUONCONVENTO -- MONTE OLIVETO -- SAN QUIRICO -- PIENZA 243

CHAPTER XII MONTEPULCIANO 265

CHAPTER XIII VAL DI CHIANA: SIENA TO CORTONA -- TRASIMENO 280

CHAPTER XIV AREZZO: QUICK AND DEAD 297

APPENDIX -- HISTORICAL NOTES ON AREZZO 323

CHAPTER XV AREZZO TO FLORENCE: THE CASENTINO, THE CONSUMA 327

CHAPTER XVI CONCLUSION: THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY 342

INDEX 369

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