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Florentine

a type of domestic fancy pigeon somewhat resembling the Modena
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This specialty coffee is exclusively available at the hotel's Florentine for a limited run.
Florentine Patricians and Their Networks: Structures Behind the Cultural Success and the Political Representation of the Medici Court (1600-1660)
A Great and Wretched City: Promise and Failure in Machiavelli's Florentine Political Thought.
A Great & Wretched City: Promise and Failure in Machiavelli's Florentine Political Thought, by Mark Jurdjevic.
Mark Jurdjevic, A Great and Wretched City: Promise and Failure in Machiavelli's Florentine Political Thought, Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA, 2014; 312 pp.: 9780674725461, $49.95
Milner of the University of Manchester found it while researching Florentine town criers in the 15th to early 16th centuries.
Rural inhabitants (contadini) in fact shared much with Florentine citizens (cittadini): professions, economies, networks and even notions of governance.
The different chapters of the book study the influence of the medieval an dictaminis (the art of letter writing) on the structure and rhetoric of Renaissance patronage requests; the incidence of different keywords in letter writing and changes in the use of these terms over the period under examination; the manner in which letters of recommendation built and maintained networks; the effect of network building and patronage on the development of the Florentine state; and the nature of the self created in patronage letters.
Unger's treatment is generously paced; it adopts a narrative approach while taking time to discuss Lorenzo's Medici background and the Florentine and Italian contexts.
He notes evidence of the Florentine government's recorded approvals of codes and revisions negotiated by towns large and small pertaining to rights and privileges that demonstrate an interest by the subject populations in participating in the shared "honor" of Florentine citizenship and, in turn, Florence's recognition of local prerogatives and legal traditions.
Education and society in Florentine Tuscany; teachers, pupils and schools, c.
Domenico Michelino's painting of Dante and his Comedy (1465), now located on the north wall of the Florentine cathedral, juxtaposes the realms of the afterlife depicted in the poem--hell, purgatory, heaven--with the world of Michelino's contemporary Florence.