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    Scoprendo In Veneto

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    Scoprendo il Talian - viaggio di solo andata per la Mérica, (Discovering the Talian - one way trip to America) tells, in 120 pages, the history of the immigrants from their own memories, traditions and music. It reports their departures, journey, and the arrival in Brazil; their hope of a better life and what was facing a whole forest to be cleared. It also tells what they did and what they were able to create, that is, a new Veneto with all the features of the original one, keeping since the polenta on the table to the same type of houses. In all these years, from generation to generation, passing through all kinds of difficulties, this people has managed to keep alive their culture, tradition and language. Cantando in Talian - Imparar el…

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    When thinking of Antonioni I would never say his short documentaries are the first thing to come to mind. His visual flare and focus on the setting as well as the subjects are all prevalent in every title I have seen, 7 Reeds for a Dress perhaps the most reminiscent of his future works.What seems to be the element that links all the documentaries together has less to do with visual style and more with Antonioni’s background and infatuation with his home country. These films seem to be about the…

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    Renaissance in Veneto and Tuscany Italian artists were representative of the Renaissance but were not representative of Italy as a whole during the Renaissance. Italy, throughout the Renaissance, was not unlike other European countries. The country faced the same decline in population due to the plague and a steady rise in population after the plague. Most of the country, like most of Europe, was rural and made up of peasants. The Renaissance, however, did not occur within the majority of…

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    Putnam (1993) lays the groundwork for this research by demonstrating the stark differences among the towns across Italy. For example, Seveso, a town in the northern region of Italy, is described as a “modest, modern town in the mixed industrial-and-farming belt” (1993, 4), but became world-famous due to an ecological disaster when a chemical plant exploded and nearly crippled the town’s economy. In another instance, Pietrapertosa, a town in the southern region of Italy, seemed to mimic the…

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    Chiara Murdock Cultural Project- Veneto I chose Veneto Italy because my great grandfather was from Venice. He has had a heavy impact on my family and I am named after his mother. My great grandfather came to America in the 1950’s, but by then he had already married, and had children. Prior to that he and his family, including my grandmother, lived in Argentina. The lifestyles in Buenos Aries and Italy are very similar, despite their small differences. The hustle and bustle in…

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    In most cases there is no proof that he did or was. What is important is that throughout Italy, but most importantly in the Veneto and Emilia; he would have found himself in an architectural climate sympathetic to the beliefs he had acquired in England. He would have felt here that his work lay within the mainstream of an important european architectural movement, and that it was the obvious, modern way to build. It was not unitl 1632 that construction resumed in the Queen's house in earnest…

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    St. Lucy Research Paper

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    St. Lucia of Syracuse Lucia of Syracuse, also referred to as St. Lucy, was born around 283 A.D. in Sicily, Italy. Lucy’s father died when she was 5 years old, and her mother, Eutychia, was left to take care of her. The time came when Lucy’s mother began feeling sick, they prepared a shrine to St. Agatha and prayed there every night. One evening, Lucia was in prayer and St. Agatha appeared to her and let her know that her mother would be cured of her illness. In the morning, Lucia’s mother was…

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    Matteo Paoli WWI Assessment My topic is about Vittorio Orlando. Orlando was born in 1860 in Palermo, Sicily. Well educated, he became a professor of law and in 1916, and is also renowned for his 100+ writings on legal and judicial issues. He entered government as Minister of Justice. During the height of the Caporetto disaster, he was appointed Prime Minister. However, more favorably, his wartime leadership ended in triumph with the Italian victory at Vittorio Veneto in 1917. In 1917 he was an…

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    Villa Rotonda is placed at the top of a hill in northern Italy. It is designed by Andrea Palladio and is one of the most recognizable buildings of the Renaissance. This building is also designed as a place for entertainment and is close to Vicenza. The building is unique because it does not only have one, but four facades. The design is symmetrical; a square plan in the middle and four porticos on each of the façades. Each of the porticos had pediments and they were each supported by six…

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    The main setting is Verona, a city in the Veneto region of northern Italy. The city is about 65 miles west of Venice. The ruler of Verona at the time of the legendary Montague-Capulet feud was Bartolomeo della Scalla, who died in 1304. (In Italian the Scalla name is Scaligeri; in Latin, it is Scaligerus). Part of the action in the play takes place in Mantua, where Romeo goes after the Prince of Verona banishes him. Mantua is in the Lombardy region of Italy, just west of the Veneto region and…

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