What is Florence?

  • (noun): A town in northeast South Carolina; transportation center.
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Florence (Italian: Firenze, alternative obsolete form: Fiorenza; Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with approximately 370,000 inhabitants, expanding to over 1.5 million in the metropolitan area.

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Santa Felicita, Florence - Description
... The Brunelleschian sacristy dates from 1473 and was under the patronage of the Canigiani family ... There are the 14th century Madonna with Child and Saints by Taddeo Gaddi, the 15th century Adoration of the Magi by Francesco d'Antonio and St ...
Bronzino - Life
... Bronzino was born in Florence, the son of a butcher ... church of Santa Felicita by the Ponte Vecchio in Florence ... Allori family house at the time of his death in Florence in 1572 (Alessandro was also the father of Cristofano Allori) ...
Luca Marenzio - Life - Florence, Rome, and Poland
... service of Ferdinando I de' Medici in Florence, where he stayed for two years ... while the latter was still a cardinal living in Rome, and that he followed him to Florence when he succeeded to the granducal throne in 1587 ... The situation in Florence was not to Marenzio's liking ...
Neith Nevelson - Background
... Nevelson grew up in Florence, Italy, and began painting at the age of two ... She spent her childhood in Florence and New York City, and as a teenager moved to New York, to live at her grandmother's studio ... briefly at the Accademia di Belle Arti, in Florence, Italy ...
Florence, Massachusetts - Further Reading
... "The History of Florence, Massachusetts" ... Florence, Massachusetts published by the author ...

More definitions of "Florence":

  • (noun): A city in central Italy on the Arno; provincial capital of Tuscany; center of the Italian renaissance from 14th to 16th centuries.
    Synonyms: Firenze