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 (pĭ-stoi′ə, pē-stō′yä)
A city of north-central Italy northwest of Florence. Settled by Romans in the 6th century bc, it was an important banking center in the 13th century ad and came under the influence of Florence in the 14th century.
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(Italian pisˈtoːja)
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in N Tuscany: scene of the defeat and death of Catiline in 62 bc Pop: 84 274 (2001)
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(piˈstɔ yɑ)

a city in N Tuscany, in N Italy. 93,516.
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And if this be rightly considered, he will be seen to have been much more merciful than the Florentine people, who, to avoid a reputation for cruelty, permitted Pistoia to be destroyed.[*] Therefore a prince, so long as he keeps his subjects united and loyal, ought not to mind the reproach of cruelty; because with a few examples he will be more merciful than those who, through too much mercy, allow disorders to arise, from which follow murders or robberies; for these are wont to injure the whole people, whilst those executions which originate with a prince offend the individual only.
ENPNewswire-July 31, 2019--Hera Group - 100% of Pistoia Ambiente goes to Herambiente
Senior members of the Pistoia Alliance have warned that a hard Brexit could be near-fatal for scientific endeavour in Europe.
Brizzi, originally from Pistoia, near Florence, was jailed for life with a minimum of 24 years at the Old Bailey last December.
Cambridge, MA, March 21, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Pistoia Alliance, a global alliance of life science companies, vendors, publishers and academic groups, and Scilligence Corporation are pleased to announce the release of the major new extension to the HELM Web Editor.
The investment fund agreed on Wednesday to buy 17.6 million Hornby shares from New Pistoia Income, giving it a 55.2% holding in the company.
The investment fund agreed on Wednesday to buy 17.6m Hornby shares from New Pistoia Income, giving it a 55.2% holding in the company.
As described in that announcement, following the acquisition of New Pistoia Income Ltd.'s entire stake of 17,641,161 Hornby shares at a price of 32.375 pence per Hornby share, Phoenix UK Fund will be the majority shareholder and is required, under the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, to make a mandatory cash offer for the Hornby shares not already held by members of the Phoenix Concert Party.
New Pistoia, Hornby's second-biggest shareholder with a 20% holding, is pushing the firm to replace Mr Canham with Alexander Anton - a fellow shareholder and non-executive director of Victoria Carpets.
Sozomeno da Pistoia (1387-1458): Scrittura e libri di un umanista.