Yet the opposition gained recruits among all the ablest and most respectable Tuscans.
He had now plunged into the study of Bellini and the Venetian school, Fra Angelico and the early Tuscans, and he visited Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Padua, Verona and Venice, passionately devoting himself to architecture, sculpture and painting in each city of north Italy.
He substituted Tuscans for foreigners in government The offices, introduced a system of free trade in foodstuffs (at the suggestion of the Sienese Sallustio II.
French ideas had gained some adherents among the Tuscans, but to the majority the new institutions, although they produced much progress, were distasteful as subversive of cherished traditions.
Dionysius of Halicarnassus enumerates it among the towns first occupied by the Pelasgi and then by the Tuscans.
Its rule was associated in the popular mind with severe administration; hostility to the democratic elements represented by Garibaldi, Crispi, Depretis and Bertani; ruthless imposition and collection of taxes in order to meet the financial engagements forced upon Italy by the vicissitudes of her Risorgimento; strong predilection for Piedmontese, Lombards and Tuscans, and a steady determination, not always scrupulous in its choice of means, to retain executive power and the most important administrative offices of the state for the consorteria, or close corporation, of its own adherents.
The Imperial army, strictly speaking, was one third composed of Dutch, Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, Tuscans, Romans, inhabitants of the Thirty-second Military Division, of Bremen, of Hamburg, and so on: it included scarcely a hundred and forty thousand who spoke French.
Present in Super Tuscans and Chianti, is often characterized by its flavors of blueberry, violets, and thyme.
This Italian red drinks more like something from its neighbor to the west where Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, and Super Tuscans reign.
Tuscan wines are made primarily with the Sangiovese grape; however, they may also have Bordeaux varietal grapes blended in (known as Super Tuscans).
In Tuscany, winemakers most often blend Merlot with other grapes into wines known as Super Tuscans.
In Tuscany, Italy, wine blends that contain the grape are called Super Tuscans.
Super Tuscans came about in the 70s as winemakers in Tuscany experimented with a variety of grapes such as Rhone and Bordeaux varietals.
These grapes were blended to create Super Tuscans.