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  • The Florence Baptistery

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    considered a revival. Usually the artist or patron has a purpose such as modeling after a powerful culture or religious significance. They may slightly change or mix other styles to make the best of past and present. In Florence Italy there stands a baptistery. It resides west of the Florence Cathedral, which was modeled after the baptistery. The Cathedral began in 1296 by Arnolfo di Cambio. Although the two resemble each other, they are considered to be from two different styles. The Baptistery of S. Giovanni

  • Famous People In Florence: The History Of Florence

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    In Italy there are many wonderful cities. There are also many things to do in Italy, especially in Florence. Florence has many reasons that it is famous in particular. There are many saved ruins, art, and historical buildings. Florence itself has a lot of history; this made them come out a stronger nation and a chance to show all their history of becoming a city. Florence is known for being a beautiful sight for a vacation or living permanently. Many famous people have come from the city itself

  • Florence

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    spoken by Florence Nightingale, very neatly sum up her life’s ambitions. Florence Nightingale: “The Lady with the Lamp”, creator of the nursing profession, hero in the Crimean war, and so much more. She was born into an upper class family on May 12, 1820, in Florence Italy. As a woman, working during the Victorian time period was uncommon, let alone pursuing a career in nursing. Florence led the way for future female nurses, saved many lives, and improved healthcare in hospitals. Florence Nightingale

  • Florence and the Renaissance in Art

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    Giotto, Cimabue, Donatello, Mossaccio….these are a few artists of the Renaissance that impacted the era. With these artists a cult of genius began in the Renaissance. There was the Age of Exploration when Columbus “discovered” America in 1492, as well as Magellan’s and other Europeans’ discoveries around areas of Africa. The African slave trade fueled European Renaissance. There were several works that helped establish the era such as the “Arenal Chapels at Pagua” which was a dramatization of Jesus

  • Florence Price

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    Florence Price, Composer The purpose of a biography is to enhance the reader’s knowledge about a particular person’s life, in this case, Florence Beatrice Price, and offer a sort of historical background focusing on significant events, accomplishments, and personal aspects of that particular individual’s life. Ideally, the writer molds complex biographical facts—birth and death, education, ambition, conflict, milieu, work, relationship, accident—into a book [or article] that has the independent vitality

  • Women In Renaissance Florence

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    the use of social history did the issues of class and gender begin to be debated by scholars. Numerous recent articles have done a great job of analysing particularly men of high status. In this paper I will look at the lower classes of Renaissance Florence. More specifically, I will center my focus on the lives of women during this era, how they were treated and viewed by people of other classes and how women were viewed and treated by men. Social historians in recent years have started to look at

  • My Visit To Florence: My Trip To Rome And Florence

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    went with my family to Rome and Florence and was fortunate enough to visit several breathtaking museums along the way. Rome is most famous for numerous things such as architecture from arches, domes and vaults, which can be seen in almost every historic building, to painters from Michelangelo to Bernini and Raphael. I was blessed to see artwork done by each individual. My overall trip was two weeks, which gave me plenty of time to enjoy most aspects of Rome and Florence. My journey of museums hoping

  • Florence D Griffith

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    Florence D Griffith Florence D. Griffith nicknamed Dee Dee, Was born on December 21 195. She grew up in a project in Watts, a poor section in Los Angeles California. Florence had 11 brothers and sisters. She would often ask why there were so poor? Her mother would tell her that they were rich as a family. Florence was stubborn as a child. Sometimes she would go for days without speaking to anyone. She just read her books. She loved poems. Florence always wanted to stand out and be her own

  • florence cathedral

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    In the Florence Cathedral, Florence, Italy, there is a cathedral church whose octagonal dome, built without the aid of scaffolding, was considered the greatest engineering feat of the early Renaissance. Dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore, Our Lady of the Flower, it is also known as the Duomo, after the Italian word for cathedral. Created by many great Early Modern artists, this piece of architecture is a perfect example the Renaissance style. We can come to a better understanding of why this is so

  • History of the city of Florence

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    History of the city of Florence In the entire scope of history there are few civilizations that have left their own unique imprint upon the rest of the world as well as influencing future generations like the city of Florence. Only a handful of nations can claim the cultural, financial, social, and artistic accomplishments that this city can. Throughout the history of approximately three thousand years Florence has proven to be an impressively resilient civilization that takes pride