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Italy History

Italy – national flag Italy Italian flag was officially adopted in 1946. It originated as a freedom flag during Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign in northern Italy in 1796, and the model is the French tricolor, whose blue stripe was replaced with a green in Bologna the same year; this color stands as a symbol of freedom… Read More »

Top Sights in Florence, Italy

These sights in Florence are a must: Florence Cathedral The landmark According to wholevehicles, Florence Cathedral is the fourth largest church in Europe. You should definitely see the cathedral from the inside, entry is free. The mighty dome is considered a masterpiece of the Renaissance and is still the largest brick dome in the world.… Read More »

Italy Trade and Foreign Investment

Subchapters: Business Relationships Foreign direct investment FTAs ​​and Treaties Development Cooperation Prospective fields of study (MOP) Business relations Trade relations with the EU Italy is a founding member of the Economic and Monetary Union. It adopted the euro common currency on January 1, 2002. With the opening of the European single internal market in 1993,… Read More »

Major Destinations in Italy

Madonna di Campiglio, Trentino Alto Adige (Italy) According to howsmb, Madonna di Campiglio is a “pearl” among the ski resorts of the Dolomiti di Brenta mountain country and one of the most popular and most expensive ski resorts in Italy. Since the 19th century, when the Austrian emperor Franz Joseph came to rest with his… Read More »

How to Get Around Italy

By train By train, you will have to get to Italy with at least two transfers in neighboring European countries, because. There are no direct rail flights from Russia. The journey takes more than 3 days. By plane The most acceptable way to get to Italy from Russia is by plane. Direct regular flights to… Read More »

The Italy Policy of Modernizing the Financial System

The policy of modernizing the financial system Since the mid-eighties, also under the pressure of international integration (in particular of the European one), the modernization of the Italian financial system had begun, which had been delayed from various points of view: relative closure to international transactions; limited services offered; dominance of a banking intermediation characterized… Read More »

Italy Public Budget Policy

Public budget policy In the 1980s, the basic imbalance of Italian public finance, as it had emerged in the previous decade, had shown an alarming worsening. In the nineties, the rebalancing action began, at first uncertain, then more decisive and effective. The primary balance turned positive in 1991. A first primary surplus of some consistency… Read More »

Trends in the Italian Economy at the End of the 20th Century

In the final decade of 20Century the evolution of the Italian economy, and the policies implemented to guide its development, have been directed, albeit with bumpy paths, to the rebalancing and rehabilitation of the imbalances inherited from the previous two decades. The 1990s began with a slowdown in economic growth, a bent but not eradicated… Read More »

The Kingdom of Italy – Fifteen Years of Fruitful Work Part II

There was practically a positive improvement in the Roman question, from which the pontificate of Pius X (1903-1913) removed the harshness of the rigid temporal demands, but the intervention of Catholics at the polls was felt by Giolitti more as a useful ingredient in parliamentary alchemy. (Gentiloni pact of 1913), which as the sign of… Read More »

The Kingdom of Italy – Fifteen Years of Fruitful Work Part I

“Au moment où je ne sais that soufle révolutionnaire passe de nouveau sur l’Italie et menace d’ébranler, non pas l’unité italienne, mais la monarchie piémontaise”, had written since 1895 on the uneasy eve of a foreign historian, P. Gaffarel, interpreting the doubt of most about the Italian internal situation. And the nefarious attempt seemed to prove… Read More »

History of the Italian Language Part III

Words from other sources In addition to the Latin heritage, the Italian lexicon has a number of terms from other sources. A number of words became part of the Latin lexicon as a cultural loan (Greek words like simphonya from which zampogna, Celtic words like carrus, osco-umbre like bufalus) or survived in their respective territories… Read More »

History of the Italian Language Part II

In the seventeenth century, more relevant than the stylistic virtuosity of the marinists, were the consolidation of the use and the beginning of new terminologies in the field of experimental sciences. In the eighteenth century the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and later the Napoleonic campaigns and the reorganization of Italy under the French aegis they… Read More »

History of the Italian Language Part I

According to remzfamily, a common national language has been achieved through a centuries-old process. In the early Middle Ages, the various languages ​​had to be less distant from Latin, but in other respects even more different from each other than they are today. Latin was used as a common written language, which clerics learned in… Read More »

Italy Sculpture Part III

With L. Fontana (1899-1968) already around 1930 the path of resolutely abstract sculpture is outlined. His “spatialism”, traced back to the dynamic-plastic intuitions of the futurists and to the origins of the problem of light as M. Rosso had set up, ends up leaving behind any distinction, however tenuous between an architectural work and a… Read More »

Italy Sculpture Part II

According to iamhigher, Mirko has recourse to many examples of ancient Western and Eastern civilizations – whose styles are stolen and mixed in the service of a mythography, which deliberately traces backwards, and according to the present, the journey of humanity, in trace of its origins – (M. Basaldella, 1910-1969) giving us a version of… Read More »

Italy Sculpture Part I

According to holidaysort, the proposals, multiple and even contradictory, by A. Martini; the conspicuously futuristic hypotheses of L. Fontana; the rediscovery of M. Rosso (the “visual memory”, the value of the shadow, the “state of mind” instead of nature) and the questioning of futurism influence the path of sculpture, which has similar developments to those… Read More »

The Normans in Southern Italy and in the Framework of Italian Politics Part III

The Normans for their part, after having acquired fame and credit by victoriously fighting Leo IX, another major, acquired the recognition and, for the moment, the friendship of the successor, improving their relations with the bishops and with the powerful Montecassino. They could now present themselves as invested with a religious mission against the infidels. The fact… Read More »

Solidarity between the Papacy and the Empire Part III

And he succeeded in having his cousin Brunone of Carinthia elected, Gregory V: the first German to occupy the papal throne, at a time when Germany was accentuating its orientation towards Italy, moving its center towards Italy. And from him, shortly after, Otto had the imperial crown in Rome; together with him he tried to give the city… Read More »

Solidarity between the Papacy and the Empire Part II

In short, royal Italy and pontifical Italy, close together in the unity of command. There remains that other Italy that Lombards, Greeks, Islam, free cities contend with each other. He had been here, between sec. IX and X, a promising beginning of Byzantine restoration. Growing importance of Basilian monasticism, especially on the Aspromonte. Then, with the third and fourth decade… Read More »

Solidarity between the Papacy and the Empire Part I

This policy of kings comes to full maturity in the second half of the twentieth century, through the work of foreigners, you want the de facto substitution of bishops for the counts to be now more advanced, you want the reasons and advantages of preferring bishops to lay accounts in the government of the city… Read More »

The Formation of the Kingdom of Italy Part III

Cavour, when he returned to power in January 1960, and was completely absorbed by that unified national movement, was immediately able to treasure this Anglo-French antagonism on the Italian question. Napoleon III then abandons the designs conceived since Plombières, and seeks to have compensation. In order to have Nice, as well as Savoy, he was not interested… Read More »

The Formation of the Kingdom of Italy Part II

Simultaneously with this political action by Cavour, from the Crimean war to the alliance with France, a movement of public opinion takes place in Italy which is increasingly oriented towards the monarchy with a unitary program. The very sacrifice of Carlo Alberto in Novara, which had brought the monarchy and revolution closer together, the loyal Italian… Read More »

The Formation of the Kingdom of Italy Part I

Austria in the Lombardy-Venetia could only stand with the state of siege that lasted until 1856, harshly treating the nobility and the bourgeoisie, inciting the people of the countryside against them, hanging the patriots. All social classes are represented among the victims: from the priest Don Enrico Tazzoli and the Veronese nobleman Carlo Montanari to the… Read More »