Bonfire Of The Vanities
By Ian Miguel de los Reyes
Who was involved?
What is the Bonfire of the Vanities?
In fact there were not only just one bonfire of the vanities, it was done regularly by the franciscan missionary, though it was in a much smaller scale. But Savonarola caused great two bonfire's of the vanities, both in the 1490's. This started to drain away the culture and traditions of florence and maybe Italy. Professions of others may have been wary due to their works being burned. Even Botticelli was driven to despair financially due huis works being given to the burnings not earning money from it.
GIrolamo Savonarola was stationed at Florence, Italy by his superiors.
Savonarola started to speaking with building violence in his beliefs and against florence culture.
Savonarola begins to urge the people of florence to throw items that are viewed questionable to the church, in the carnival before lent.
Savonarola was excommunicated by the church for false prophecies and heresy.
Savonarola made the Bonfire of the Vanities, which lead to roiting.
A Florentine mob attacks San Marco and takes Girolamo Savonarola to be hanged and burned