Example sentences for: innocenti

How can you use “innocenti” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There is a whole class of Italian surnames that were given to foundlings, including variations of Trovato (trovato past participle of trovare to find; trovatello foundling), Proietto (proietto ejected or rejected), Innocenti , and Nocenti (given to all children taken into Florence's Spedale degli Innocenti orphanage; the name was also given to those who were innocent of evil, or simple-minded), Ignoto ( ignoto unknown), and Esposito or Sposito (esposto exposed), which de Felice has found to be the most common name in Naples.

  • In the 1440s he designed the gracefully arched loggia and the Ospedale degli Innocenti, the first hospital for foundlings in Europe; swaddled babes are the subject of Andrea della Robbia’s roundels above the arches.

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