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  Arezzo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arezzo (Latin Arretium) is an old city in central Italy, capital of the province of the same name, located in Tuscany.
Arezzo is set on a steep hill rising from the floodplain of the Arno.
In the 4th century, Arezzo became an episcopal seat: it is one of the few cities whose succession of bishops are known by name without interruption to the present day, in part because they were the feudal lords of the city in the Middle Ages.
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 Arezzo: Tutte le informazioni su Arezzo su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Arezzo sorse in epoca pre-etrusca in una zona abitata fin dalla preistoria, come dimostra il ritrovamento del cosiddetto "uomo dell'Olmo", risalente al Paleolitico, avvenuto nei pressi dell'Olmo durante i lavori di scavo di una breve galleria della linea ferroviaria Roma-Firenze nel 1863.
Anche Arezzo fu conquistata ma nel 1799 fu il centro del "Viva Maria": una delle principali insorgenze antinapoleoniche avvenute in quegli anni in Italia e, più tardi, in Spagna.
In seguito a questi fatti Arezzo fu riconosciuta dal Granduca di Toscana capoluogo di provincia.
www.encyclopedia.it /a/ar/arezzo.html   (397 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Province of Arezzo
Provincia di Arezzo) is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy.
Arezzo is set in the south-east of Tuscany, in the middle of four marvellous valleys which radiate off from the town: the " Val Tiberina ", " Casentino ", " Valdarno " and " Valdichiana ".
Arezzo was an indepedent city-state from the 11th century until 1384, when it was incorporated into the Tuscan State of Florence.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Province-of-Arezzo   (612 words)

  
 Arezzo (town) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Arezzo (town)
Originally an Etruscan settlement, Arezzo is an important market for agricultural and animal products from the fertile surrounding districts, and trades in textiles and clothing, shoes, olive oil, antiques, and gold and jewellery crafts.
Arezzo was renowned for the strength of its brick walls, and also for its red pottery.
During the Middle Ages the people of Arezzo fought with the Ghibellines (supporters of the Holy Roman Empire), but were defeated by Florence in 1289, and in 1384 came completely under Florentine domination.
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 AREZZO - LoveToKnow Article on AREZZO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is an ractive town, situated on the slope of a hill 840 to 970 ft. above f-level, in a fertile district.
the middle ages Arezzo was generally on e Ghibehline side; it succumbed to Florence in 1289 at the ttle of Campaldino, but at the end of the century recovered its ength under the Tarlati family.
Among the natives of Arezzo the most nous are the Benedictine monk Guido of Arezzo, the inventor at Petrarch, Pietro Aretino, the satirist (1492-1556), and I~i i sari, famous for his lives of Italian painters.
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 Travel Classics: The "Quiet" Wines of Arezzo: Eunice Fried
But Piero della Francesca, the famed fifteenth century artist of Arezzo, executed his fresco in a small obscure country church where only the local people came to worship, and the Madonna del Parto, as she is known, survived away from the eyes of the zealots and the politicians.
Yet, here in Arezzo, throughout the southern half of the province, are Tuscan wines many of which are quiet cousins of their better known relatives, often made of the same grapes, notably Sangiovese, often bearing a striking resemblance and at the same time, displaying a marked individuality, standing in the wings waiting to be discovered.
And among Arezzoâs finest are its DOCG Chianti produced in the provinceâs vineyards closest to the Chianti Classico area.
www.travelclassics.com /library/italy_arezzo.shtml   (1583 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Arezzo
The list of bishops is sufficiently regular from A.D. Arezzo is of great antiquity and was one of the first cities of Italy to receive the Gospel, as tradition avers, from St. Romulus, afterwards Bishop of Fiesole, a disciple of St. Paul.
Michelangelo was born in a castle near Arezzo.
Arezzo has three celebrated sanctuaries: Alvernia, where St. Francis of Assisi received the stigmata; Camaldoli, where St. Romual founded the order of that name, and Accona, where Blessed Bernardo Tolommei founded the Olivetan Congregation.
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 Arezzo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Arezzo was an Etruscan city that, starting in the 3rd century AD, allied with Rome to defend itself from recurrent barbarian raids.
With the disintegration of the Roman empire, Arezzo was often threatened by Barbarians and bandits, which resulted in the construction and enlargement of protective walls and fortifications.
During WWII Arezzo was heavily damaged by allied bombers, and on July 16 1944 local partisan managed to free the city from German troops.
www.club-toscana.com /arezzo.htm   (385 words)

  
 InferMed - AREZZO - Clinical decision support, clinical guidelines, care pathways, clinical software, clinical protocol ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The AREZZO clinical decision support software enables the design, creation, and execution of clinical guidelines and patient care protocols that guide medical professionals with advice tailored for each patient individually.
AREZZO guides the user through the collection of that data which will assist in making decisions about the optimum clinical actions that should be taken in complex patient care situations.
AREZZO technology has been evaluated in a wide range of applications in a variety of clinical settings and has demonstrated its ability to provide support for the most complex guidelines.
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 Hotel Arezzo, Hotels Arezzo, Welcome, Arezzo, Hospitality Arezzo, Lodge Arezzo, Lodges Arezzo, Lodging Arezzo, Lodgings ...
Arezzo administrative centre of the province, is situated at the northern end of the Valdichiana and can be easily reached as it is linked to the Autostrada del Sole and is crossed by the main Milan-Florence-Rome railway line.
Arezzo was founded by the Etruscan and called Aretium; the most representative work of the etruscan period is the Chimera, a bronze statuette of the Vth century B.C. which has become the symbol of the town.
Later Arezzo passed into the hands of the Romans (IV-III century) and had a great development.
www.emmeti.it /Welcome/Toscana/Provarezzo/Arezzo/index.uk.html   (171 words)

  
 Arezzo 2005
Now, Arezzo is situated in Tuscany, not far from Florence, and it's situated on a small hill at the centre of a flat valley, which is encircled by mountains and hills.
At Arezzo, we met up with the organisers of the festival and were led to our house on Via Bartolommeo di Sergorello.
While Arezzo is a very pleasant place to spend your holiday, it also has good transport links to the rest of the region and beyond.
www.angelfire.com /punk3/beachbums/tarezzo.html   (2118 words)

  
 The Nineteenth International Conference on Literature and Psychology Arezzo
Arezzo is on the eastern edge of Tuscany, a medieval city with celebrated art.
Arezzo is situated on a hill at the edge of the plain formed around the Arno.
From Siena to Arezzo (65 km), the trip is 90 minutes by bus (there are not many trains and all require changing).
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 Photographs of Arezzo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Contestant in Arezzo's Giostra del Saraceno strains against the jousting target, a wooden effigy of a Saracen King, during evening practice.
Contestant in Arezzo's Giostra del Saraceno avoids the cat-o-three-tails after striking the jousting target during evening practice.
Contestant in Arezzo's Giostra del Saraceno pulls to the left to avoid the cat-o-three-tails attached to the jousting target (a wooden Saracen King).
www.lodgephoto.com /galleries/italy-tuscany/arezzo   (244 words)

  
 Italian Language Schools and Courses in Italy at Cultura Italiana. Learn Italian in Italy, Bologna, Tuscany, Arezzo
Arezzo is a medieval town of Etruscan origin whose beauty has not yet been discovered by mass tourism.
It is possible to choose an Italian language course in Bologna in Emilia Romagna, an Italian language course in Arezzo in Tuscany, or an Italian language course in Manciano-Maremma in South Tuscany.
The question “How to learn the Italian language in a language course in Italy?” is developed in the study and the research with the Italian courses in the Italian School in Bologna, as well as in the Italian School in Arezzo and also in the Italian School in Manciano-Maremma.
www.culturaitaliana.it   (1208 words)

  
 Arezzo in Tuscany tourist information
The highest part of Arezzo in appearance is medieval and unspoilt by other buildings from later periods.
In Roman hands (IV-III century) Arezzo was under great development and many Roman remains can be seen in Archaeological museum in Via Margaritone overlooking the vast space of the Roman Amphitheatre.
La Giostra is a tournament between where the four regions of Arezzo challenge each other with knights horseback and ancient spears.- ancient local traditions, costume and culture are re-lived each year during the tournament, which has an ethnical value.
www.italianview.com /citta/arezzo.htm   (289 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Guido of Arezzo
The exact date of his entrance into this community is uncertain, but it occurred during the incumbency of Theudald as Bishop of Arezzo (i.e., between 1033 and 1036), and while Grunwald was abbot of the monastery.
The abbot (also called Guido) and monks, who had caused him so much chagrin by their opposition to his innovations, now received him with open arms, admitted their former mistake, and urged him to become a member of the community.
Faulty (Studi su Guido Monaco, 1882) holds that Guido ended his days at Arezzo, while others are of the opinion, based upon the chronicle and other evidences of a Camaldolese monastery near Avellano, that Guido died there as prior in the year 1050.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07065a.htm   (1011 words)

  
 Eventi nella Provincia di Arezzo - Agenzia per il Turismo di Arezzo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The tournament was held frequently in Arezzo between the sixteenth and the seventeenth century.
The fragrances, tastes and colours of the Apennines are those of mushrooms, truffles, preserved and prized meats, cheeses, chestnut flour, honeys and jams.
The itinerary of the show is enhanced and rounded off by the presence of the Terre di Arezzo Wine Road, offering guided tastings of the wines from the associated Arezzo estates organised by professional sommeliers.
www.apt.arezzo.it /eventi_en.asp   (1341 words)

  
 Arezzo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It is an agricultural trade center and has machine, clothing, gold, and jewelry industries.
Arezzo was an Etruscan town, later became a Roman military station and colony, and was made (11th cent.) a free commune.
Arezzo was a center of learning and the arts in the Middle Ages; Guido d’Arezzo, Petrarch, Aretino, and Vasari were born there.
www.bartleby.com /65/ar/Arezzo.html   (157 words)

  
 Vecchia Villa Arezzo 22 - Holiday Villa Rent Tuscany - Rentvillas.com
Distances: 1 km Arezzo, 30 km Cortona and Lake Trasimeno, 50 km Perugia, 8 km horse riding, 0.6 km tennis courts, 35 km golf course, 75 km Florence airport.
Arezzo was great - very centrally located for reaching other cities via train.
Arezzo - this is within walking distance for a seasoned walker, but I highly recommend having a car at your disposal.
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 Arezzo Biscotti Company
Arezzo Biscotti Company offers a full line of Gourmet Biscotti in a wide variety of flavors, as well as an assortment of gourmet chocolate confections.
Arezzo Biscotti Company makes a variety of flavors to satisfy every craving.
They are freshly made with only the finest ingredients available and contain no oils, butter or preservatives.
www.arezzobiscotti.com   (84 words)

  
 Guido of Arezzo: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Guido of Arezzo: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic
Guido of Arezzo or Guido Monaco (995[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject]-1050) is regarded as the inventor of modern musical notation[For more info, click on this link] (staff notation[Click link for more facts about this topic]) that replaced neumatic notation[Click link for more facts about this topic].
Guido music notation is named after guido of arezzo, a renowned music theorist of his time and important contributor to todays conventional musical notation....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/gu/guido_of_arezzo.htm   (846 words)

  
 Accommodation, Tuscany Arezzo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LUCIGNANO is a medieval center among Arezzo, Cortona and Siena - From here you can follow a lot of historical, artistic and gastronomical itineraries...
Hotel Etrusco Palace is Located in the Modern Side of the City of Arezzo/ Close To the Trade Show Centre and Just 2 Km from the Historical and Medieva...
The hostel Villa Severi, at Arezzo, is situated in a peaceful area with plenty of parks and gardens, surrounded by vaste open spaces and equipped with...
www.realadventures.com /pages/italy/tuscany-arezzo.htm   (393 words)

  
 Hotels in Arezzo - BOOKINGS online hotel reservations
Located in the heart of the city, Vogue Hotel Arezzo not only is the perfect location for conducting business or enjoying the sights of the city, it is also the premier choice among hotels in town.… More
Continental Hotel, since more than 50 years, is a point of reference for anyone who wants to stay in Arezzo in an elegant atmosphere with professional and qualified staff.… More
Hotel Le Capanne is situated 5 km from the city of Arezzo and 400 mt from the one of the most important riding centre in Europe, called Equestrian centre.… More
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 Arezzo : Introduction | Frommers.com
Arezzo is a medium-size Tuscan city, an agricultural center clambering up a low hill.
Arezzo has produced an unusual number of cultural giants.
Guido Monaco (or Guido d'Arezzo), born around A.D. 995, invented the modern musical scale and notation.
www.frommers.com /destinations/arezzo/2554010001.html   (358 words)

  
 Antico Podere di Pomaio - Farmhouse - Arezzo - Tuscany
Antico Podere di Pomaio - Farmhouse - Arezzo - Tuscany
from its hilltop position of about 400 mt. overlooks the city of Arezzo.
- Follow the street signs marked Indications "Arezzo" for about 8 Km - At the first traffic light look for and follow the signs to Perugia, Siena and Sansepolcro;
www.tuscany.net /pomaio/pages/reach.htm   (216 words)

  
 Quotidiano on line di Arezzo e provincia.
For over twenty years, every first Sunday and the Saturday preceding the fair has become a meeting place for curious and enthusiasts alike.It has been calculated that an average of 20.000 people visit the fair, among which of course many tourists.
made of traditions, memories, costumes and practices.The joust has an ethical value, even if “veiled” by the population’s festive commotion, it follows its own distinctive essence, the essence of a town: Arezzo.
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