Monthly Archives: April 2010

Thought and talk

Europe 1820

Named after the city of Florence (Italy) where she was born on May 12, 1820, during her English parents two year European honeymoon, it is not hard to visualize the child continuing her comfortable, wealthy life, with her elder sister Parthenope, who was named after the ancient Greek city of Naples, where she was born (also during her parents European honeymoon) and throughout their childhood moving between their parents, two-well-to-do homes in England.

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