How the same saint caused an ill-famed wood near Arezzo to be cut down, is told in Vasari, iii.
See above, p. 142, for the house where Petrarch was born in Arezzo.
When very young he was banished from Arezzo on account of a satirical sonnet which he composed against indulgences.
This visit to Arezzo took place only four years before his death.
One day they were travelling together, when they arrived at the intersection of the roads to Sienna, Arezzo, and Florence.
She fled to the Archbishop of Arezzo and implored his succour.
The organiser and companion of her flight was a young priest, Giuseppe Caponsacchi, who was a canon at Arezzo.
For Arezzo, like Florence, has been the mother of great men.
There is an air of gaiety in Arezzo, a simple, almost pastoral, joy.
Still we must not look to the walls of Arezzo for the special interest of some other walls.