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Florence

a revival. Usually the artist or patron has a purpose such as modeling after a powerful culture or religious significance. They may slightly change or mix other styles to make the best of past and present. In Florence Italy there stands a baptistery. It resides west of the Florence Cathedral, which was modeled after the baptistery. The Cathedral began in 1296 by Arnolfo di Cambio. Although the two resemble each other, they are considered to be from two different styles. The Baptistery of...

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Florence Nightingale

in detail about the life of Florence Nightingale, her contributions and achievements in nursing. It also focuses on how she has influenced nursing today. Nightingale was a great believer in environmental cleanliness and communal hygiene. She believed that the simple things are the key to good nursing care. Although her approach is fairly simple, the implications of her work are insightful and have relevant meaning today in nursing practice. Biographical Data Florence Nightingale, also known as...

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The Black Plague in Florence 1348

The Black Plague in Florence 1348 Western Civilization & the World 1 An Essay Page 1. I am a lawyer living in Florence. The year is 1348. I am writing this chronicle for my friend, Marchione di Coppo Stefani, as a strange and mysterious plague of unprecedented proportion leaves many of our citizens dead within a matter of days. I want to leave this as a legacy for those who may survive, as I have no assurance that this dreadful disease will not claim me as it has so many...

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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale is remembered throughout the world for her heroic, almost superhuman labors in the field of nursing. Florence Nightingale was born in Italy in 1820 and was named Florence after her birthplace. A brilliant child, Florence attained outstanding academic achievement in her years attending school. Florence grew up to be a lively and attractive young woman, admired in her families elite social circle and was expected to make a good marriage, but Florence had other concerns. ...

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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820 in Florence, Italy. She came from a wealthy family. As a child she had a vivid imagination, was considered a dreamer and often dreamed of helping others. Nightingale was well educated, a benefit of her family’s wealth and her fathers belief in education, even for women. She studied all of the basic subjects, such as history, math, philosophy, science, music and art. She also learned five different languages. At a very young age she discovered...

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Florence Nightingale

Abstract On her death in 1910, Florence Nightingale left a vast collection of reports, letters, notes and other written material. There are numerous publications that make use of this material, often highlighting Florence’s attitude to a particular issue. In this paper we gather a set of quotations and construct a dialogue with Florence Nightingale on the subject of statistics. Our dialogue draws attention to strong points of connection between Florence Nightingale’s use of statistics and modern...

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Florence Cathedral

In the Florence Cathedral, Florence, Italy, there is a cathedral church whose octagonal dome, built without the aid of scaffolding, was considered the greatest engineering feat of the early Renaissance. Dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore, Our Lady of the Flower, it is also known as the Duomo, after the Italian word for cathedral. Created by many great Early Modern artists, this piece of architecture is a perfect example the Renaissance style. We can come to a better understanding of why this is so...

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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale: The Founder of Modern Nursing Abstract Florence Nightingale believed that the nursing profession was “God’s calling” for her. Regardless, of the reputation that nurses had. Hospitals were dirty, smelly, overcrowded places that were full of diseases. Her focus was on the patients' health. She realized that once the patients were clean and genuinely cared for, their health improved. She made sure that the hospitals were clean. In which helped diseases from spreading...

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Assingment # 1 List 4 Factors That Moved Florence Into the Renaissance

Amanda Smith Assingment #1 1. List at least 4 Factors that moved Florence in to the Renaissance. The first factor that moved Florence in to the Renaissance was their Republican government. A part of their government was seven chosen men who they referred to as ‘senior guilds’ which formed a body of magistrates and ruled the city. This government was created so that it could preserve Florence from the rise of terrible city tyrants who were out to get many cities. This government introduced...

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Florence Nightingales

Abstract Florence Nightingale can be titled the pioneer of the nursing profession. Her theory of the impact of the environment to human health created history and is still used today. Her focus is on making a clean, healthy, calming environment to promote a fast and productive recovery. After Florence Nightingale came up with her theory she based a school of nursing on it. This nursing theory is very important even in today’s healthcare system. In this essay I will describe Florence Nightingales...

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