Station: [37] Studioli

”The people of the Renaissance knew of the world only what they were told by others. Most people were not able to read or write. However, a few educated people and aristocrats could find a use for books. It became fashionable to have a study in noble houses, there probably used to be one in the castle as well. Whoever thought something of themselves even went as far as to create a library for themselves. Whoever reads and knows a lot is more likely to manage in the world. This simple truth was something the people already knew 400 years ago…”