Category - Italy – Renaissance (1400 – 1700)

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Italy’s Rapunzel, Cinderella and other Italian Fairy Tales

The first European assortment of Fairy Tales, the Tale of Tales was written in Naples in 1630. It tells such well-known stories as Rapunzel (Petrosinella – or...

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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...