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Albert, French physician, 1851-1927. See: Florence crystals.
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Florentine is best known for its wide selection of mouthwatering pastries, handcrafted pralines, and specially crafted coffee.
The next two chapters demonstrate how Florentine Histories stimulated Machiavelli to more nuanced evaluations of the nobility and the people, engendering an "altered social outlook ...
Following the lead of Francesco Bausi and Humfrey Butters, Jurdjevic documents a sympathy for the traditional Florentine aristocracy in the two later works, absent from the populism dominant in The Prince and the Discourses.
When considering Machiavelli's Republican convictions, Jurdjevic moves away from the Roman model and considers, instead, Florentine republicanism in Machiavelli's republican treatise, the Discursus florentinarum rerum post mortem iunioris Laurentii Medices (Discourse on Florentine Affairs After the Death of Lorenzo de' Medici) from 1520.
He became a wanted man when the power of the Florentine government changed hands and his name was linked to a conspiracy to overthrow the returning Medici family.
Chapter 5 examines approaches to this: church jurisdiction over lay moral crimes was restricted; a Florentine presence was established in local festivals; the contadini could be obliged to participate in urban celebrations.
McLean's study of Florentine patronage networks is thought-provoking, and his arguments about the modernity of the Renaissance self are potentially controversial.
Here he reviews, in reflective and carefully qualified and nuanced terms, his major arguments and the dynamics of the evolution and transformation of the statutes of the Florentine territory between center and periphery from the late communal era to the emergence of the early modern territorial state.
Gilson examines three main topics: 1) how Dante was perceived in relation to humanism and its values; 2) how Dante was used by readers, humanists and merchants alike, to advance Florentine civic causes; and 3) how subsequent readers and writers reused Dante's teachings in general.
"The Hannaford's Florentine Fish Pie is available in a variety of different sizes, Makro are selling it in a 1kg pack size as a family meal and sales on this line are exceeding all expectations", said Francesca Johnson, Paramount's Commercial Manager.
In her interview, titled "Rabbia and Orgoglio," the Florentine raised an alarm regarding Europe's incapacity to defend itself against the Islamicization of the West.
Petrarch's response to Dante is famously less generous than his friend Boccaccio's, and Gilson shows how Petrarch tried to demonstrate his lack of animosity towards the earlier famous Florentine poet (32-40).