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Florio, John

(flô`rēō), 1553?–1625, English author, b. London of Italian parentage. Educated at Oxford, Florio served in various capacities at the court of James I. He is chiefly remembered for his free translation (1603) of the essays of Montaigne. He wrote works on Italian grammar and compiled an Italian-English dictionary, A World of Words (1598).
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(44) L'amor di Dio: ragionamento del reverendissimo signor abbate Domenico Aurelio Franceschi reggiano, ristretto in versi dal conte Daniele Florio udinese, in Udine: appresso Giambattista Fongarino, 1755.
we are thinking about what is the most critical information that will give us the insights we need, and often times, that is not the code itself," di Florio said in an interview.
Florio also brings up that the new CBA talks won't feature the traditional players vs.
Police said that De Florio was not doing anything illegal as Canadian law permits women to go topless in public as long as they are not doing so for commercial gain or being overtly sexual.
Instead, Tassinari spends the first part of his book asserting his thesis that Florio, in collaboration with his father, the Italian writer and tutor Michel Angelo Florio, composed the plays and poems, invented the name William Shakespeare, said nothing as credit and money for the plays were taken by the unscrupulous actor, and received help in creating the fiction of "Shakespeare" from Ben Jonson and others.
The Chinese, who can claim to have made the longest movie ever -- the 1928 "Burning of the Red Lotus Monastery", which is 27-hours long -- have shown a lot of interest in Runpee, and "India sells more movie tickets than the United States," said Florio.
Florio began treating Sacca in 1999 and was responsible for managing all of his prescribed medication.
"We've seen two-way streets, no-way streets, one-way streets," Brian Florio says.
Florio did not warn Sacca of any potential side effects, and Sacca did not report any difficulties driving.
This neatly prepares the reader for the discussion of the Italians in England who shared the Tudor reformation strategy, and for the case of the Florios and other Italian settlers (though never in huge numbers), particularly after the accession of Elizabeth I.
Wyatt investigates the role played by Italians in England and the instruments of translation and language in the mediation between Italian Renaissance and English Tudor culture, culminating in a discussion of the career of John Florio. Since the appearance of Frances Yates's 1934 study John Florio: The Life of an Italian in Shakespeare's London, the importance of the Italian language and Italian texts in creating the cultural environment of Tudor and Jacobean England has been widely recognized, especially when linked to heterodox religious ideas.