The Concept of Nationalism in Italy

Nationalism in Italy Nationalism is described as “loyalty and devotion to a nation” (Merriam-Webster). In places like the United States, the sense of pride in the American people is apparent. However, countries in Europe did not start showing a sense of pride until 1800’s like with the unification of German and Italian states. Camillo di … Read more

The history and culture of Italy

The history of Italy can be characterized as two periods of unity separated by a millennia and a half of division. In the sixth to third centuries BCE the Italian city of Rome conquered Peninsular Italy; over the next few centuries this empire spread to dominate the Mediterranean and Western Europe. This Roman Empire would … Read more

The works of Andrea Palladio

The Italian civilization hosted different arts for ages , it was the home for discoveries and sciences and most importantly for buildings. Through the previous centuries architecture was developed and many styles were created. Taking into consideration the renaissance period and the baroque one. Renaissance is an intellectual movement and an artistic development that occurred … Read more

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is falling

The tower that has been leaning for hundreds of years is actually falling. Have you ever wondered why as we keep adding blocks to the tower of toy blocks it gets harder to keep it from falling? As we all know, all objects have mass and center of gravity. The center of gravity is a … Read more

Mussolini’s Rise to Power

Mussolini’s Rise to Power After serving in the Italian army during WW1, Mussolini returned home, looking for a way to unify the Italian people. In 1918, he began to deliver emotional speeches, calling for a dictator to head the country. He argued that only a strong leader could unite the people to overcome Italy’s postwar … Read more

Overview of Italy

Italy is a country located in southern Europe. Italy occupies a boot-shaped peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean sea from southern Europe. The country also includes two large islands, Sicily and Sardinia. The History Italy has had a long and colorful history. For much of its history, Italy has been divided into many small and … Read more

Italian Immigration Report

After experiencing hardships like poverty, a series of natural disasters, civil war and oppression from Northern Italy the Southern Italians started coming to America in flocks between 1876 and 1976. The most concentrated migrations of Italians happened between 1880 and 1920. Italians came to America not to escape these hardships, but to work and send … Read more

Italy Detailed Setting

Three and a half thousand metres in altitude, North of Italy, and just on the borderline tower the great, frosted-topped Alps. As two mountainsides melt into a valley, a small, snowy town meets. Clouds glide above and below, like mystical white pillows, that softens and creates a warm glow of the suns powerful and reflective … Read more