Villa Medici in Fiesole

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Villa Medici in Fiesole.
The villa in the 15th century.

The Villa Medici is a patrician villa in Fiesole, Tuscany, Italy, the fourth oldest of the villas built for the Medici family. It was built between 1451 and 1457.

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In Michael Ondaatje's 1992 novel The English Patient, the titular character identifies the ruined convent in which the characters are staying as the Villa Bruscoli, or the Villa Medici in Fiesole.[1]


  1. ^ Ondaatje, Michael (1992). The English Patient. New York: Vintage Books. p. 56. ISBN 0679745203.

Coordinates: 43°48′21.16″N 11°17′21.21″E / 43.8058778°N 11.2892250°E / 43.8058778; 11.2892250