21 September

Hieronymus Savonarola was born in 1452.
September 2009

Probably most famous for his Bonfire of the Vanities, in which 'immoral objects' such as mirrors, cosmetics, lewd pictures, pagan books, immoral sculptures, gaming tables, chess pieces, musical instruments, fine dresses, women's hats, and the works of immoral and ancient poets were all burned in public in Florence.

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