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1. The Brancacci Chapel, located in Florence's Church of Santa Maria del Carmine, is famous for Masaccio's (and Masolino's) work. How would Italians define Masaccio's powerful and dramatic "Cacciata di Adamo ed Eva"?
2. It is widely known that Brunelleschi designed a specific part of Florence's Duomo, what is it?
3. In Florence we can also find Giotto's "Madonna in maestà" (or "Madonna Ognissanti"), that shows the painter's innovative style vis-à-vis Gothic art. How would you define it in Italian?
4. Luca Della Robbia is rightly famous for his invention of a particular kind of terracotta, what was it?
5. Let's now move to Rome, where - among others - we can see the famous Colosseo, what would the Italians call it?
6. Not far from the Colosseo, we can see the statue of Marco Aurelio - or rather a copy of the original statue - in the middle of Piazza del Campidoglio (Capitol Square: the original one...). This beautiful piece of art is indeed a "statua", but of which kind?
7. Still in Rome, we probably want to see San Pietro. One of the highlights there is undoubtedly Bernini's architectural masterpiece, enclosing and shaping Piazza San Pietro. What would Italians call it?
8. Going South, we head to Naples, where we see the impressive "Maschio Angioino". What is it?
9. In Caserta, not far from Naples, we can visit a marvellous eighteenth-century building by Vanvitelli. What is it?
10. Finally, just to relax a bit, try and guess how Italians indicate a never-ending and apparently complicated work or process (it is related to art, in a way!):
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