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  Florence by Net - Detailed information about the city of Florence, Italy
Florence is one of the most beautiful and ancient cities in Italy and the world.
Florence is reached every day by crowds of visitors who, in the attempt of seeing the city in only few days, are often overwhelmed by the huge amount of beauty and culture that the simple walking around its ancient streets imposes to every eye.
Florence was Renaissance's main epicentre, from there it reached the rest of Europe.
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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Florence
During the Lombard period Florence belonged to the Duchy of Chiusi; after the absorption of the Lombard kingdom by Charlemagne, who spent at Florence the Christmas of 786, it was the residence of a count whose overlord was margrave of Tuscany.
Florence was long the chief centre of the Renaissance, the leaders of which were either citizens or welcome guests of that city, e.g.
Florence is the seat of a university, and possesses also an institute of social science, conservatory of music, a botanical garden, and an observatory (astronomical, meteorological, and seismological).
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  Florence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Florence (Italian: Firenze) is the capital city of the region of Tuscany, Italy.
The extinction of the Medici line and the accession in 1737 of Francis Stephen, duke of Lorraine and husband of Maria Theresa of Austria, led to Tuscany's inclusion in the territories of the Austrian crown.
Florence replaced Turin as Italy's capital in 1865, hosting the country's first parliament, but was superseded by Rome six years later, after the withdrawal of the French troops made its addition to the kingdom possible.
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 Florence Nightingale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Florence Nightingale, OM (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910), who came to be known as The Lady with the Lamp, was a pioneer of modern nursing.
Florence Nightingale was born into a wealthy and well-connected British family at the Villa Colombaia in Florence, Italy.
Florence Nightingale had exhibited a gift for mathematics from an early age and excelled in the subject under the tutorship of her father.
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 Florence Nightingale   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Florence Nightingale is most remembered as a pioneer of nursing and a reformer of hospital sanitation methods.
With her analysis, Florence Nightingale revolutionized the idea that social phenomena could be objectively measured and subjected to mathematical analysis.
Florence Nightingale's two greatest life achievements--pioneering of nursing and the reform of hospitals--were amazing considering that most Victorian women of her age group did not attend universities or pursue professional careers.
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 Florence Nightingale
Florence Nightingale, the daughter of the wealthy landowner, William Nightingale of Embly Park, Hampshire, was born in Florence, Italy, on 12th May, 1820.
Florence refused to marry several suitors, and at the age of twenty-five told her parents she wanted to become a nurse.
Florence's desire to have a career in medicine was reinforced when she met Elizabeth Blackwell at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London.
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 Florence Oregon, Oregon Coast travel, relocation, lodging, hotel, motel, florence oregon
Beautiful evergreen forests, sparkling lakes and river, towering dunes, and the dazzling Pacific Ocean are the backdrop to one of the most spectacular vacation destinations in the country.
Florence is also a unique location for conventions, trade shows and business meetings.
If that's not enough, Florence is also conveniently located to Eugene, North Bend and Lincoln City that provide headliner entertainment as well as great shopping from outlets to boutiques to upscale department stores.
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 Florence travel guide - Wikitravel
Florence (Italian: Firenze) is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy, with a population of some 400,000.
Florence was very much the epicentre of the Italian Renaissance and remains one of the world's top attractions for lovers of art--as such, it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Via XXVII Aprile, 3 - 50129 Florence - Ph.(0039) 055 2645539, Fax.(0039) 055 2645550 - e-mail: info@carolushotel.com The Carolus Hotel, in Florence, is situated in a beautiful neo-classical palazzo built, between the Dominican convent of San Marco and the Fortezza da Basso, near the Orti di Barbano.
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 Florence hotels reservations, cheap hotels, discounts and hotel deals
Florence: Situated on Italy's north-west coast on the banks of the river Arno, Florence, the capital city of Tuscany, is a cultural hub with all the best attractions within walking distance of each other.
Lying right in the heart of Florence's historical center, the superior 3-star Corona d'Italia Hotel is an ideally located base from which to discover this beatiful city of art; all the main monuments, attractions, museums and the Duomo are within walking distance.
Hotel Brunelleschi of florence originates from the recovered invaluable historic structures of the Byzantine tower of Pagliazza" and the Medieval Church of "San Michele in Palchetto" in the heart of Florence.
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 Florence Hotels Italy: Online Secure Reservation
Florence is the cradle of the Renaissance and the birthplace of Leonardo Da Vinci.
The city of Florence is smaller than Rome, but has as many things to see and experience as the capital.
Alfabookings has accommodations in all parts of Florence and if you are not convinced on where to stay, our staff is ready to give you advices and helping you in finding just the accommodation that suits you.
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 The Galileo Project | Galileo | Florence and Tuscany
Florence was the city of such writers as Dante, Petrarch, and Macchiavelli, and artists and engineers such as Boticelli, Brunelleschi (who built the magnificent dome on the church of St. Mary of the Flowers), Alberti, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Michelangelo.
Lorenzo de' Medici, who ruled Florence in the late fifteenth century was perhaps the greatest patron of the arts in the history of the West.
The court came to dominate all aspects of civic life, and for the Galilei family the route to success lay through the patronage structure in which the Court was central.
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 Florence Hotels Italy: reservation of hotels in Florence
We are proud to propose you this hotel: symbol of style and elegance in the florentine hospitality, takes its name from the swiss family whose tradition in managing luxury hotels in Florence and in Italy goes back till the past century, giving their guests the well-known Swiss hospitality.
Situated in the historical centre of Florence, in a strategic position beeing at walking distance from the railway station S. Maria Novella, the Congress Centre and Fortezza da Basso (Pitti fashion fairs), and few steps from the main monuments and museums.
Located in the historical centre, 3 Star Florence hotels class, it's designed to offer a sophisticated alternative for who is looking for a cosmopolitan atmosphere, a charming place where contemporary and refined interior design, created by the owners, fuses comfort and modern technology with harmony...
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 Florence Villas & Apartments Weekly Tuscany Rental Accommodations - Rentvillas.com
The province of Florence is located in the northern reaches of the Tuscany region of Italy.
In the center of the province is the famed city of Florence - the capital of the province.
Bagno a Ripoli, rising in the southeast of Florence between the Arno and Ema rivers, is notable for its lovely agricultural landscapes and numerous villas and gardens.
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 4 Hotel Reservations Florence - Accoomodation in Florence
Florence (Firenze in Italian) is the capital of the region of Tuscany, on Italy's northwest coast.
Florence is a small city, located in the Arno River valley, and surrounded by olive-planted hills on the north and south.
In the Renaissance period, Florence was one of the most powerful and influential of the city states.
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 Florence
The cost of living in Florence is relatively the same as it is in the United States, but you should always take the exchange rate into consideration.
The Administrative Office has a list of centrally located internet shops in Florence, and you should easily be able to find one near your apartment or the school.
Florence’s bus system runs often and spreads over the entire city and its suburbs.
www.saci-florence.org /generalinfo/FAQ/florence.htm   (1439 words)

  
 Renaissance -- Focus on Florence
Because of its strong economy and a political philosophy that was dedicated to the welfare of the city, Florence thrived.
Much of Florence's wealth was dependent on the manufacture or trade of cloth, primarily wool.
Because Florence was not a port city like Venice, sea trade was not a primary source of its income.
www.learner.org /exhibits/renaissance/florence.html   (382 words)

  
 Architecture of Florence, Italy - Great Buildings Online
Florence Cathedral, by Arnolfo di Cambio, at Florence, Italy, 1296 to 1462.
Maria Novella, by Leon Battista Alberti, at Florence, Italy, 1456 to 1470.
Maria degli Angeli, by Filippo Brunelleschi, at Florence, Italy, 1434 to 1437.
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 Town of Florence -- Welcome to Florence, Arizona
The Town of Florence was founded in 1866 and is the fifth oldest city or town in the state that is incorporated.
Florence is a rural community situated in the central portion of Pinal County, Arizona about 45 minutes away from the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas.
Florence, at an elevation of 1,493 feet, has been the county seat since its formation in 1875.
www.town.florence.az.us   (134 words)

  
 Florence, Italy on Firenze.net - where to go and what to do in Florence
In in the hearth of Florence with view of Campanile di Giotto!
Florence, italy is one of the most visited tourist destinations of the world.
Events in Florence, Italy for the Christmas and End of Year: Christmas Market From the 28th of November to the 16th of December in Piazza Santa Croce there will be the great market of typical products.Christmas concert.
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 City of Florence, South Carolina
In addition to working for the City of Florence, Givens holds an office at his church and is a member of the local Shriners.
The City of Florence Trail system, an urban bike and pedestrian path, currently consists of approximately 2 miles of hard natural trails, an asphalt trail and a series of board walks.
Design Guidelines For Downtown Florence, SC The goal of the design guidelines for downtown Florence is to build a framework within which builders, developers, homeowners and City government can play their part in revitalizing the area, secure in the knowledge that their individual contributions will reinforce the whole.
www.cityofflorence.com   (859 words)

  
 Florence city guide, Italy - Time Out Travel
Florence is a difficult city for neophytes; the sheer volume of people crammed into this centre of this Renaissance city can be overwhelming.
Nearly all of the main sights in Florence lie within the centro storico.
The cradle of the Renaissance, Florence has a fabulous legacy of artistic and architectural treasures, yet it still holds its own as a prosperous city of the 21st century.
www.timeout.com /travel/florence   (189 words)

  
 Florence Travel Guide - Hotels, Restaurants, Sightseeing in Florence - New York Times Travel
Mary McCarthy famously described Florence (Firenze) as a "City of Stone." This assessment digs deeper than merely the fact that the buildings, streets, doorjambs, sidewalks, windowsills, towers, and bridges are all cobbled together in shades of gray, stern rock hewn by generations of the stonecutters Michelangelo grew up with.
Florence's stoniness is evident in both its countenance and its character.
Florence has been in the news in Italy more than usual in recent months -- not for its vast artistic and cultural heritage but for concern over the fate of its signature cut of meat,...
travel.nytimes.com /travel/guides/europe/italy/tuscany-and-umbria/florence/overview.html   (406 words)

  
 Florence, Italy on Firenze.net - where to go and what to do in Florence
Florence food is well known for its quality tasting and variety of recipes: Ribollita, Pappa al pomodoro, Bistecca alla Fiorentina..
The itinerary includes the picture gallery of the Certosa of Florence, the Castel of VicchioMay, the Pieve of San Leonino and the city of Greve in Chianti.
The project provided that in the chapel would be placed the tombs of Lorenzo il Magnifico, of his brother Giuliano de' Medici, of Lorenzo the Duke of Urbino and of Giuliano the Duke of Nemours...
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 Florence Hotels - Hotel in Florence - ITWG.COM
Florence, in the region of Tuscany, is the main city after which the province is named.
Situated in the quiet residential area of the historical center of florence, a few steps from the main monuments, it boasts a wonderful terrace with hanging garden and swimming pool, where you will be able to admire an unforgettable panorama of florence.
The hotel is situated in the center of florence, very next to the most important monuments of the city.
www.itwg.com /florence   (417 words)

  
 Florence Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
The cultural and historical impact of Florence (or Firenze) is overwhelming.
Even long after it had set on the political and economic horizon, Florence upheld its elegant appearance: its skyline, all russet rooftops and lofty domes, is indeed picturesque.
When To Go The best time to visit Florence is in the low season, from April to June and in September/October, when the weather is usually good, prices are lower and there are fewer tourists - if you come in July or August, expect a Renaissance Disneyland experience and plenty of sweat in your socks.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/italy/florence   (321 words)

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