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Fiesole

[Italian fye-zaw-le] /Italian ˈfyɛ zɔ lɛ/
noun
1.
Giovanni da
[Italian jaw-vahn-nee dah] /Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni dɑ/ (Show IPA),
Angelico, Fra.
2.
a town in central Italy, near Florence: Etruscan and ancient Roman ruins; cathedral.

Angelico

[an-jel-i-koh; Italian ahn-je-lee-kaw] /ænˈdʒɛl ɪˌkoʊ; Italian ɑnˈdʒɛ li kɔ/
noun
1.
Fra
[frah;; Italian frah] /frɑ;; Italian frɑ/ (Show IPA),
(Giovanni da Fiesole) 1387–1455, Italian painter.
Related forms
Angelican
[an-jel-i-kuh n] /ænˈdʒɛl ɪ kən/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for giovanni da fie-sole

Angelico

/Italian anˈdʒɛːliko/
noun
1.
Fra (fra), original name Guido di Pietro; monastic name Fra Giovanni da Fiesole. ?1400–55, Italian fresco painter and Dominican friar

Fiesole1

/Italian ˈfiɛːzole/
noun
1.
a town in central Italy, in Tuscany near Florence: Etruscan and Roman remains. Pop: 14 085 (2001) Ancient name Faesulae (ˈfiːsʊliː)

Fiesole2

/Italian ˈfiɛːzole/
noun
1.
Giovanni da (dʒoˈvanni da) the monastic name of (Fra) Angelico
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Encyclopedia Article for giovanni da fie-sole

Fiesole

town and episcopal see of Florence provincia, Tuscany regione, north-central Italy. It is situated on a hill overlooking the Arno and Mugnone valleys just northeast of Florence. A chief city of the Etruscan confederacy, it probably dates from the 9th-8th century BC, but its first record (as Faesulae) is in 283 BC, when it was conquered by the Romans. In 80 BC it was occupied by the forces of the dictator Lucius Cornelius Sulla, and a splendid town sprang up, which was conquered by barbarians in AD 405. It later declined and was superseded by Florence

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