Fiesole

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Fie·so·le

 (fyĕ′zō-lā, -lĕ)
A town of central Italy. It is primarily a tourist center, with villas and gardens on a hill overlooking the Arno River and the city of Florence.

Fiesole

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

Fiesole

(Italian ˈfiɛːzole)
n
(Biography) Giovanni da the monastic name of (Fra) Angelico

Fie•so•le

(ˈfyeɪ zə li)

n.
1. Giovanni da, Angelico, Fra.
2. a town in central Italy, near Florence: Etruscan and ancient Roman ruins. 14,138.
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The Appendix records the Visitation Record of Bishop Folchi, bishop of Fiesole, to the convents in the neighborhood of the villa in 1493.
His brothers promoted him within the Florentine house; as lector he probably taught at the stadium; he became Provincial of Tuscany; Finally Clement VI named him Bishop of Fiesole (1349).
A Zanobi served as bishop of Fiesole from 890 to 904, and another bishop by that name held the same post from 966 until 984.