American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of north-central Italy northwest of Florence. Settled by Romans in the 6th century B.C., it was an important banking center in the 13th century A.D. and came under the influence of Florence in the 14th century. Population: 86,500.
- From Italian Pistoia. (Wiktionary)
“Afterward, however, he taught Greek at the lyceum in Pistoia.”
“After this answer, which did not displease those Signori, his payment was doubled and he was persuaded to return to Venice, where he restored his first model and cast it in bronze; but even then he did not finish it entirely, for he caught a chill by overheating himself during the casting, and died in that city within a few days; leaving unfinished not only that work (although there was only a little polishing to be done), which was set up in the place for which it was destined, but also another which he was making in Pistoia, that is, the tomb of Cardinal”
“Private nonprofits like the Pistoia Alliance and Sage Bionetworks are curating their own open-source repositories.”
“In addition to the confirmed deaths, another fungaiolo has been missing for more than a week in the Apennine mountains near Pistoia in Tuscany.”
“Every Friday and Saturday at 4:30 p.m., a different studio in one of Tuscany ' s artistic centers — Florence, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato or Siena — is opened for a free tour.”
“In 2003, commissioned by PBS and POV to document Italy's Slow Food movement, he trained his camera and his questions on the lives of people from the town of Pistoia, Italy.”
“We woke up today and drove to Lucca, with a two-hour stop in Pistoia.”
“On our first day we drove to Pistoia, whose coat of arms is marked by these awesome caped bears.”
“I wonder if it is only due to the climate, must be that they have colourful types of trees as well, there is a place here in Pistoia that has really colourful autumn trees as well!”
“One can imagine the delight of the early owner of Jacopo Zucchi's (1540-1596) lush "Allegory of the City of Pistoia" -- brown wash on blue paper -- who might have said "oops" as a bit of oil spilled on the drawing while he was admiring it; the stain is still there as a potent reminder of its premuseum days.”
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