For this Siena was lopped like a lily on her hills, and Lucca pruned like her own olive trees, and Pistoia gathered in the plain.
We may take as an instance the porch of the Cathedral at Pistoia.
The year following, the people of Prato, in the Diocese of Pistoia, arose in arms against the tyrannical bishop.
Ricci convened the famous Synod of Pistoia, on July 31, 1786.
I thought no more of it, but in two days' time I received a visit from M. Sassi and the landlord of the inn at Pistoia.
Francesco was killed in a battle near Pistoia on August 3, 1530.
Those in the rear turned towards Pistoia, and spread through the plains, each man seeking only his own safety.
On the death of the pontiff he returned to Pistoia, where he died in 1645.
In that year, however, Pistoia was disturbed by the Guelph and Ghibelline feud.
It appeared to him that if he could get possession of Pistoia, he would have one foot in Florence, which was his great desire.