Over at Amy Welborn’s blog, I took note of this interesting-looking program on PBS, about the great dome of the Cathedral in Florence, Italy, which was at the time an engineering marvel, and remains such:
She highly recommends it. Unfortunately, I can’t view it here in Italy, due to regional copyright restrictions or some silliness. Here is a 30-second trailer. Looks great:
I note from Amy’s writeup that Fr. Timothy Verdon provides some of the commentary. He is a top-notch art scholar. I concelebrated Mass with him once in Florence. He is a gentleman.
See, not everything on PBS is evil.