Papyrology, professor Manfredi dies at 86

The historian of Greek literature and philologist Manfredo Manfredi is died in its house of Florence to the age 86-year-old. Manfredi was considered one of the great names of the international papyrology. For thirty years, from 1968 to 1998, professor Manfredi has been director and then president of “Istituto papirologico Girolamo Vitelli” in the University of Florence. He has worked to recovery, restoration, transcription and edition of numerous papyruses. From 1964 Manfredi has participated and directed campaigns of digging in Egypt of Florentine papyrological institute. He…

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New edition of BTO at Stazione Leopolda

A new edition of BTO – Buy Tourism Online is being held in Florence on December 1st and 2nd, Thursday and Friday respectively, at Stazione Leopolda, an extraordinary location, with an interesting history, which thousands of visitors already admired in 2008, 2009 and 2010. It is a perfect location: situated on Florence main boulevard, it is a mere 10 minute walk from the heart of Florence (historical centre, railway station and hotels), and is easily reached from anywhere, included the A1 motorway. Actually, we have chosen…

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Jovetic signs new Fiorentina deal

Stevan Jovetic has signed a new contract that ties him to Fiorentina until 2016. The confirmation was arrived on monday by the italian football club. The 21-year-old has tallied five goals and two assists in nine league games as Fiorentina sits in 10th place.

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I Gigli shopping center will be open every day

The shops in the mall I Gigli will open on Sundays and public holidays from October 30 to December 24. The calendar was made official after an agreement with unions. For workers will be guaranteed two days off in addition to normal holidays shifts under employment contracts. But the president of the consortium I Gigli Franco Malinconi wants to do something more in the coming years: “Open 52 Sundays a year is too much even for businesses, but some more Sundays of shopping are possibile.…

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