According to Giotto's plan the tower was to have had a spire fifty braccia or cubits (about 95 feet) high.
The middle nave alone is 72 braccia in height; and the other two lesser naves, 48 braccia.
In combination its syllables sometimes get to four letters, as in fronte and braccia.
The whole cupola, from the ground up to the summit of the cross, is 202 braccia.
This church, then, the architect of which was Antonio di Giorgio of Settignano, was forty braccia long and twenty wide.
This figure was clothed and six braccia high, and he erected and completely finished it.
But I find it is a rule that the second is reduced to four-fifths the size of the first when it is twenty braccia distant from it.
In the transept of the church he executed four saints in stucco, each five braccia high, which are wrought in a masterly manner.
They told me that if he stood up (and he looks as if he could if he would) he would be thirty braccia in height.
Then proceed in the same way with a second and a third tree, at distances of a hundred braccia from each other.