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7 edition of When in Florence found in the catalog.

When in Florence

by Richard Cortez Day

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRichard Cortez Day.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.A9657 W47 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3029631M
ISBN 100385231571
LC Control Number85010171
OCLC/WorldCa12049924

  Florence Nightingale was born on , in Florence, Italy to Frances Nightingale and William Shore Nightingale. She was the younger of . Florence Nightingale, byname Lady with the Lamp, (born , Florence [Italy]—died Aug , London, England), British nurse, statistician, and social reformer who was the foundational philosopher of modern ngale was put in charge of nursing British and allied soldiers in Turkey during the Crimean spent many hours in the wards, and her night rounds giving.

When In Florence, Florence, Italy. likes. When In Florence lowers: Located a minute walk from Santa Maria Train Station, Plus Florence is a hostel offering rooms and dormitories with free WiFi throughout. It is mi from Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral. Each room and dormitory at Plus Florence features a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, lockers and a private bathroom. Some also boast views of the cathedral/10(K).

  The Medici family, also known as the House of Medici, was the Italian family that ruled Florence, and later Tuscany, during most of the period from to , except for two brief intervals (from to , and from to ).   Florence Travel Costs. Hostel prices – You will pay around €16 ($ USD) a night for a bed dorm room. For larger dorms (12+ beds), you’ll pay around €12 ($ USD). Most hostel private rooms cost between € ($ USD) for a room that sleeps two.


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