Category - Italian Stories

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Commentary – Who am I to Speak to You of Italy

This text is the promised commentary on: “Who am I to Converse to You of Italy“, which I wrote in April. Partially a commentary recognises that our phrases...

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Lingering in Limbo: Dante’s Inferno

Limbo, it turns out, isn’t so dangerous, even when is found within the first degree of Dante Alighieri’s hell. As Dante’s allegory of the journey of the soul...

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Dante’s New Love Life: the Vita Nuova

The love poets of Dante’s day informed everybody they have been in love: however all the time stored the identify of their beloved secret. Dante, nevertheless...

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Which came first: pasta or noodles?

Plot spoiler. Its noodles. The Worldwide Pasta Affiliation nonetheless can’t deliver itself round to this easy admission. Lovers of Italy, doff your cap to...

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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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The Tomato Conquers Italy – Italian Stories

The tomato is central to Italy’s love affair with meals. For Italy was conquered by the tomato. It was a sluggish conquest, however reworked by the tomato...

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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...