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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All Vasari has to say about him in the concluding paragraph of his biography of Ridolfo Ghirlandaio is: A disciple of Ridolfo, also, was Carlo Portelli of Loro in the Valdarno di Sopra, by whose hand are some altarpieces and innumerable pictures in Florence; as in Santa Maria Maggiore, in Santa Felicita, in the Nunnery of Monticelli, and at Cestello, the altarpiece of the Chapel of the Baldesi on the right hand of the entrance into the church, wherein is the Martyrdom of Saint Romolo, Bishop of Fiesole.
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).