Category - Italian Identity

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Muslim Lucera and the Holy Roman Emperor

Fact is stranger than fiction, it’s stated and so it’s for the story of Muslim Lucera. It’s a story entwined with the life and occasions of...

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“Tutti fratelli”: Solferino, Italy and Humanity’s Wounds

Henri Dunant had come to Italy on enterprise. However when he arrived in northern Italy he as an alternative witnessed the Battle of Solferino. Right here the...

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The Fifty-Three Known Forefathers of the Italian People: Latest Discoveries from Genetics

This can be a story about Italian y-DNA. However placing it that approach is deceptive. For there’s not a single coherent story of “Italianness” that...