Cortona


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Cor·to·na

 (kôr-tō′nə, -nä), Pietro Berrettini da 1596-1669.
Italian painter and architect best known for his fresco on the ceiling of the Barberini palace in Rome, The Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power (1633-1639).

Cortona

(kɔːˈtəʊnə; Italian kɔrˈtona)
n
(Placename) a town in central Italy, in Tuscany: Roman and Etruscan remains, 15th-century cathedral. Pop: 22 048 (2001)
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Travelers are also well positioned to explore TuscanyOs countryside and nearby cities including Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, Lucca, Cortona, Volterra, and Arezzo.
"We pride ourselves in knowing where all our food comes from, so the next step was to import our own brand of wine." The red, white and ros chosen are from a traditional family winery in Tuscany where Dal Cero brothers Dario and Giuseppe have a history of producing high quality wine in and around the town of Cortona.
It would be hard to imagine a more fitting place to enjoy a Renaissance-style lunch than Cortona, a charming medieval town high in the Tuscan hills.
Passing between Cortona and the north shore of Lake Trasimeno I continued eastwards in the foothills, to the north of Perugia and east of Assisi, and then turned south continuing in the foothills towards Foligno and Spoleto, where the country opened up, leaving both to the west.
Cortona Contemporary Music Festival, Tuscany, Italy, 7/13-7/22.
He takes us on an enthralling journey, beginning with the recapitulations of Pietto da Cortona's S.
For example, his early reinterpretations of the Annunciation as a single-panel altarpiece (Madrid and Cortona), where painted architecture both proposed and transgressed the traditional divisions of a triptych, were further developments of the Lorenzetti experiments in the fourteenth century.
Hand-gilded collections created there include the Medici and Raphael lines, as well as some of the company's wood veneered collections such as Catalina, Cortona, Kensington, Stradivarius and Valagio.
DIVINEBASE IN TUSCANY: Summer's Leases (01628821133) offers converted 14th century church sleeping five just outside medieval Cortona for pounds 370 per week in May, pounds 415June/Sept and pounds 475 July/Aug.
San Silvestro church sleeps five and is located just outside medieval Cortona. There is a private garden, and it is available year-round for pounds 370 per week until May 24, pounds 415 in June and September, and pounds 475 in July and August.
This contemplative dimension of the resisters is, to be sure, duly noted by Burr, and to his credit he grants special attention (in an appendix) to the close ties with the Spirituals of three Franciscan women mystics, Clare of Montefalco, Margaret of Cortona, and Angela of Foligno.