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Asked in Florence Nightingale
What did Florence Nightingale father do for a living?
What Florence Nightingales father did for a living was being a land owner and the was a wealthy job ...
Asked in Renaissance, The Medici Family
How did florence and the Medici family become so wealthy?
The Medici were a family of Bankers. They had banks throughtout Europe and were the official bank of the Pope. The connection to the Pope made them respected by others who decided to bank with them as well. They became extremelly wealthy and powerful. Florence was home to the Medici and it prospered due to their patronage and many commssions in the areas art art, science, philosophy, etc... ...
Asked in Italy
Who ruled the city of Florence Italy?
Wealthy merchant families ruled Florence. The Albizzi Family was prominent in Florence from 1382 to 1434. The House of Medici ruled from 1434 to 1737, when there were no more male heirs, after which Austria temporarily ruled Tuscany. Tuscany became a province of the United Kingdom of Italy in 1861. ...
What is the most wealthy and art-loving family in Florence during the Renaissance?
This is generally the Medici family.
Asked in Artists and Painters
What is the statue of Leonardo made out of in Florence?
Leonardo did not make a statue in Florence.
How did florence and medici family become so wealthy?
Florence became wealthy because of trade and banking, during the crusades many ships would bring soldiers to fight and often they transported and traded. Also, since bankers handled the Church's transactions, they gained a large portion of those transactions, the Medici family originated as bankers and traders and became wealthy from it. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What made great zimbabwe's rulers wealthy and powerful?
Trade made Great Zimbabwe's rulers wealthy and powerful.
Asked in Entertainment & Arts, Renaissance, Art History
At the beginning of the Renaissance rich families in Florence became patrons of the arts in order to?
The wealthy families in Florence became patrons of the arts mainly to show off their wealth. With the influx of trade coming through Florence, the wealthy families, such as the Medicis, had more money to spend on luxuries. One such luxury was having their portraits painted. In addition, the Renaissance ideals, such as Humanism led to the wealthy becoming patrons of art. But they mostly became patrons of the arts to showcase their wealth. display their wealth and splendor (APEX) ...
Asked in Political Office Holders, Renaissance
What describes the type of government which existed in Florence during the Renaissance?
The government was a city-state ruled by the wealthy Medici family.
Asked in Florence Nightingale
What was Florence nightingales background?
Florence Nightingale was born May 12,1820, in Florence Italy where she was the youngest of two children. Though her parents were wealthy, she was known for ministering to the ill and poor people in the neighboring village close to her estate. In 1944, she enrolled in nursing school against her parents wishes. ...