Campo di Fiori
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Title of a poem by Czesław Miłosz (1911–2004) which addresses the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in the spring of 1943. The title points to Campo de’ fiori square (field of flowers) in the center of Rome where the monument of the Italian philosopher Giordano Bruno who was burned as a heretic here in Febrary 1600 can be found. Miłosz’s poem describes an arc from Bruno's death as a heretic…

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Barbara Breysach, Berlin, “Campo di Fiori”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0132>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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