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to wait outside her office for a sight of her. He then made a more positive romantic approach to Racy Fisher, one of a pair of nieces of Desmond MacCarthy's wife Molly (Mary (Molly) MacCarthy). However, their father Admiral Fisher (William Wordsworth Fisher) wanted them to have nothing to do with a penniless writer and in February 1928 forbade further contact. He represented the Vauxhall (Vauxhall (UK Parliament constituency)) constituency in Lambeth

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sets forth, which appears to be a solely poetic creation within this context. Transition to the Baroque Beginning in Florence, there was an attempt to revive the dramatic and musical forms of Ancient Greece, through the means of monody, a form of declaimed music over a simple accompaniment; a more extreme contrast with the preceding polyphonic style would be hard to find; this was also, at least at the outset, a secular trend. These musicians were known as the Florentine Camerata. In the late 2000s, the increasing popularity of ''palla ovale'' in Italy meant that Stadio Flaminio was becoming less viable as a home ground for the country's team. As the 2010s approached, it had been speculated that Italy's Six Nations home matches would in the future be held at football stadiums such as the Stadio Olimpico in Rome or in the North where rugby is most popular. Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genoa (42,000 seats) or Stadio Ennio Tardini in Parma (almost 28,000 seats) were suggested as alternative grounds. Improvements for the Flaminio, intended to increase the capacity from 32,000 to 42,000, were announced, apparently increasing the likelihood that rugby would stay at Stadio Flamino, although still making it the smallest of the Six Nations grounds. Commons:Category:Florence Wikipedia:Florence Dmoz:Regional Europe Italy Regions Tuscany Localities Florence


05265000488 content Small family-run hotel on the 5th floor of a 6-floor building. All the rooms contain private facilities. *

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of the High Renaissance, as well as supporting and encouraging many lesser artists to achieve work of extraordinary quality. Frederick Hartt, ''A History of Italian Renaissance Art'', (1970) * A similar heritage of artistic achievement occurred in Venice through the talented Bellini (Jacopo Bellini) family, their influential inlaw Mantegna (Andrea Mantegna), Giorgione, Titian and Tintoretto. Michael

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, a major scholar of Sanskrit and other Indo-European languages. A brilliant student, he earned a law degree at the University of Florence and a political science one at ''La Sapienza (University of Rome La Sapienza)'' in Rome, travelling to and fro between the two cities. Some street trams (streetcars) used conduit third-rail current collection. The third rail was below street level. The tram picked up the current through a plough (conduit current collection) (U.S

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of the republic or when did the white-blue bicolor appeared. In 1797, most likely influenced by the wave of reforms in France (French Revolution), the Supreme Council (Grand and General Council) of the Republic commissioned a white and blue cockade, which, coincidentally or not, was identical to the one used by the French revolutionaries. History of the flag of San Marino on rbvex.it line Home documento25043647

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of football distinct from the modern game, was played in the Piazza Santa Croce in Florence. Some famous Florentines were amongst players of the game, particularly the Medici family (Medici) including Piero, Lorenzo (Lorenzo de' Medici) and Alessandro de' Medici. As well as Popes

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, an American (United States) lyric singer, and with her moved to Ghiffa on Lake Maggiore. Biography He was born in Florence. He entered the Cistercian Order and was sent to the Gregorian University in Rome, where he studied under the Jesuits Francesco Piccolomini (Francesco Piccolomini (Jesuit)) and John de Lugo. The school has a wide-ranging programme of educational journeys (including annual trips to Israel, Poland, Florence, Paris, Colorado, Strasbourg and Madrid), a charity committee ('Shevet Achim'), which organises fundraising activities, for instance for Sierra Leone Poverty Relief, playgrounds for the children of Sderot, the New Hope Trust for the homeless in Watford, and the Emunah Children's Home in Afula), and a social-action programme that enjoins upon pupils a commitment to service in the community. The struggle waged against simony in the eleventh century led to violent scenes in several Italian cities. At Florence, Bishop Peter Mezzobarbo, known also as Peter of Pavia, (not to be confused with Pietro da Pavia who lived a century later) was publicly accused of simoniacal acquisition of the episcopal dignity. As he strenuously denied the charge and had numerous and prominent supporters, the controversy caused intense agitation at Florence. The Vallombrosian monks were his chief accusers, and upon the insistence of the people for proof, the judgment of God, or trial by fire, was resorted to. The Abbot St. John Gualbert designated for the test Peter Aldobrandini, who successfully underwent the ordeal (1068), hence called "Igneus", or Fire-tried. This triumph of the monks was followed by confession on the part of the bishop. North of the Alps, Matthias' library was the largest in Europe, and in its contents it was only second to the Vatican Library in Europe according to contemporary accounts. In 1489, Bartolomeo della Fonte of Florence wrote that Lorenzo de Medici founded his own Greek-Latin library encouraged by the example of the Hungarian king. He reportedly refused amnesty offers from the junta. In August 1973, after four and a half years in jail, he benefited from a general amnesty that the military regime granted to all political prisoners during a failed attempt by Papadopoulos to liberalize his regime. Panagoulis went into self-exile in Florence, Italy, in order to continue the resistance. There he was hosted by Oriana Fallaci, his companion who was to become his biographer. His work ''The Carrying of the Cross'', painted around 1632, originally hung in the Toulouse chapel of the Company of the Black Penitents (Confraternity of penitents#Black_Penitents). During the French Revolution it was confiscated by the state and moved to a museum, from where it was stolen in 1818. After being lost for nearly two centuries, it reappeared in 2009 during an art collector's estate sale in Florence; when the Weiss Gallery of London purchased it in a Paris auction in 2011, the French government classified it as stolen property and banned it from leaving the country. Commons:Category:Florence Wikipedia:Florence Dmoz:Regional Europe Italy Regions Tuscany Localities Florence

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in the southern suburb of Florence, Galluzzo (Italy). Biography Ivana Kobilca was born in Ljubljana as a daughter in a wealthy family of a crafstman. Her parents gave great emphasis on education. At first, she learned how to draw, but also French and Italian, in the Ursuline High School (Ursuline High School, Ljubljana) in her home town, where her teacher of drawing was Ida Künl. When she was 16, she went with her father to Vienna, where she saw the paintings of old masters

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. Studied art directing in the Faculty of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy (1980). He started his career with By the Ponds (1986, Y. Noasri), received the prize in FFF for The 'Night Nurse' (1987, M.-A. Najafi). As well as being a prominent art director, he has two films as actor in his career. Other Hunters Various other Hunters were alluded to or introduced briefly during the series' run, each of them descended from King Duncan. A Renaissance hunter fought against Demona


'''Florence''' ( , alternative obsolete form: ''Fiorenza''; Latin: ''Florentia'') is the capital city of the Italian region (Regions of Italy) of Tuscany and of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with approximately 380,000 inhabitants, expanding to over 1,520,000 in the metropolitan area. Bilancio demografico anno 2013, dati ISTAT

Florence is famous for its history: a centre of medieval (Middle Ages) European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, From 1865 to 1871 the city was the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy.

The Historic Centre of Florence attracts millions of tourists each year, and Euromonitor International ranked the city as the world's 89th most visited in 2012, with 1.8 million visitors.

Florence is an important city in Italian fashion, being ranked in the top 50 fashion capitals of the world;

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