San Leonardo in Arcetri

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Church of Saint Leonard in Arcetri
(Chiesa di San Leonardo in Arcetri)
Façade of the church.
Basic information
Location Florence, Italy
Geographic coordinates Coordinates: 43°45′36″N 11°15′18″E / 43.759913°N 11.255107°E / 43.759913; 11.255107
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Province Florence
Country Italy
Architectural description
Architectural type Church
Architectural style Romanesque
Groundbreaking 11c

The Chiesa di San Leonardo in Arcetri is a Roman Catholic church in Florence, Italy.

The church stands among olive groves on the Via San Leonardo, a country road on the southern outskirts of Florence, next to Villa Spelman, seat of the Johns Hopkins University Charles S. Singleton Center for Italian Studies. The church, which dates from the 11th century, is best known for its beautiful 13th century pulpit, formerly in the church of San Pier Scheraggio, now part of the Uffizi. Dante and Boccaccio are both said to have preached from the pulpit.