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    Brunelleschi In Florence

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    century, the leaders of the city of Florence decided that it was time for them to solve a problem that they had been putting aside for decades. It was time for them to fill the hole in their massive cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore. The building of this cathedral began in 1296 but it wasn’t until 1418 when they started looking for the right architect for the job to build the dome. They just didn’t know how it could be done. Many architects came from all around Florence to present their ideas. Filippo

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    Florence, Italy And Italy

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    “Florence, Italy is located in the Tuscany section of Italy with an area of thirty-nine square miles. In 2006, there were 366,488 people residing within Florence 's city limits, while the Metropolitan Area of Florence, Prato, and Pistoia, was home to about 1.5 million people. In the five years between 2002 and 2007, the population of Florence grew by 3.22 percent, while Italy as a whole grew by 3.56 percent. As of 2006, 90.45 percent of the population was Italian. The largest immigrant group, which

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    the Renaissance occurred in Florence where trade and banking are directly linked to the success of the arts during the time period. Many families grew extremely rich and powerful through the trade and banking. The most well know family was the Medici’s, who developed to be the most powerful and most crucial influences of the Renaissance. The origin of the Medici bank was in Florence, Italy and its locations was one of the biggest contributors to the banks success. Florence was accessible by road for

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    Influence Of Florence

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    How did florence gain leadership of Renaissance? The Renaissance (Rebirth) declined throughout most of the Europe. The renaissance is an Italian idea, and the Italian Renaissance generally covers the periods from the beginning of the 14th century to the end of the 16th century. And florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. The artistic and economic changes that are associated with the Renaissance, first began in the Florence. Trade, crusades and the expansion of commerce in city

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    Florence Research Paper

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    history of Florence. Florence has a past not known to many, you could say it’s the untold history that dates back to the Roman empire. Before the Medici’s rise to power, the books of Machiavelli and Dante, and the David’s sculpted by Michelangelo and Donatello Florence was a Roman republic. Their influence on the city is overlooked and forgotten in books. The intention of this research paper is to shed some light on that forgotten past, to uncover the traces of Roman empire in Florence and the thrilling

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    Florence, The Birthplace of the Renaissance In Europe, after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, much of the continent fell into a cultural recession. For many centuries science, mathematics and the arts were extremely stagnant. Beginning in the mid 14th century, the Italian Peninsula began to undergo a transformation evident in the works of artists, writers and scholars. This era is known as the Renaissance and was a revival of the classical world following the appropriately named Dark Ages. Renaissance

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    The city of Florence has gone through many invaders, illnesses and many other deaths not related to the battlefield. They had survived it all they believed that they had God on their side and have always come out on top, much like the biblical story of David in battle against Goliath. This influenced Florence to take on David as their symbol and used it to portray the success of Florence. Many artists have created sculptures portraying works of David. It has been depicting it in so many different

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    Florence Nightingale

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    Florence Nightingale Introduction A human service is a non-profit organization or effort that renders the services for human needs. We should believe that human services is the greatest gift for anyone else and even too your own self satisfaction. This profession offers the assistance needed to manage with primary and social human needs. It is the person’s own will that raise him to pay services for human welfare and help needy people for their survival. Under the human service profession

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    mythology of ancient Rome and Greece with his work, “The Birth of Venus”. Venus was born from seafoam, although some believe she could’ve been born from the rib of Zeus. Some see the painting as the rebirth of Aphrodite. During the Renaissance, Florence was seen as the most affluent and powerful city in Italy, and Europe at the time with politics, and art. Donatello produced one of the first free standing sculptures since the Renaissance. These sculptures were relief objects because before, Romans

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    Historiography The scholars who have documented the history of Florence in the Italian Renaissance observes Machiavelli in his Florentine Histories (Istorie fiorentine), tending to begin work there. The works of Machiavelli and Guicciardini have been useful in the studies of Renaissance Florence, through the direct translation of Latin, giving history from the view of these humanist historians of 15th century. Other authors have focused on the works of Bruni, Bracciolini and Scala, as in a relatively

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