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  ITALY - LoveToKnow Article on ITALY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Northern Italy.By far the larger portion of Northern Italy is occupied by the basin of the P0, which comprises the whole of the broad plain extending from the foot of the Apennines to that of the Alps, together with the valleys and slopes on both sides of it.
The kingdom is divided into 69 provinces, 284 regions, of which 197 are classed as circondarli and 87 as districts (the latter belonging to the province of Mantua and the 8 provinces of Venetia), 1806 administrative divisions (mandamenti) and 8262 communes.
In upper Italy cattle are principally reared in pens and stalls; in central Italy cattle are allowed to run half wild, the stall system being little practised; in the south and in the islands cattle are kept in the open air, few shelters being provided.
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 Kingdom of Italy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The various Barbarian rulers of Italy after the end of the Western Empire in 476 (including Odoacer, the Ostrogoths and the Lombards) sometimes called their state the Kingdom of Italy.
With the end of the Lombard Kingdom in 772, its territory, along with the former Byzantine possessions in Northern Italy became a new, sometimes called the Regnum Italicum or, in Italian, the Regno, which formed one of the constituent parts of the Holy Roman Empire.
The Regno originally consisted of all of Italy from the Papal possessions north, but eventually the Papal States as well as the mainland territories of the Republic of Venice, were considered to be excluded.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Kingdom_of_Italy   (327 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Flag of Italy
The flag of the Kingdom of Italy was a rectangular version of the flag of the Italian Republic, with Napoleons emblem on the green field.
Kingdom of Sardinia, in 1839: Mainland Piedmont, with Savoia upper left (pink) and Nizza (Nice) lower left (brown) both now French, and Sardinia in the inset The Kingdom of Sardinia is a former kingdom in Italy.
On 15 April 1861, Kingdom of Sardinia/Piedmont flag (the Italian tricolour with Savoy's coat of arms) is declared national flag of the newly-formed Regno d'Italia (Kingdom of Italy).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flag-of-Italy   (3308 words)

  
 History of Italy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Italy has shaped the cultural and social development of the whole Mediterranean area, deeply influencing European culture as well.
Modern Italy became a nation-state belatedly — on March 17, 1861, when most of the states of the peninsula were united under king Victor Emmanuel II of the Savoy dynasty, which ruled over Piedmont.
Italy was a charter member of NATO and the European Union, and hence joined the growing political and economic unification of Western Europe, including the introduction of the Euro in 1999.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Italy   (341 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Italy has the characteristic shape of a riding hoot, of which the top is represented by the Alps, the seam by the Apennines, and the toe, the heel, and the spur, respectively, by the peninsulas of Calabria, Salento, and Gargano.
Italy was comforted by all the civilized nations, and especially the United States, which built a town in the beautiful district of Santa Cecilia, in the neighbourhood of Messina, with nearly 1500 frame houses, after the fashion of Swiss chalets, prettily finished, and painted in white.
In peninsular and in insular Italy the winter rains, on the contrary, are heaviest, and the absence of drainage causes the waters that overflow from the river-beds to inundate the lowlands of the coast and thereby to develop malaria.
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 Kingdom Of Italy (Napoleonic) Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Northen Italy in 1810, with the Kingdom of Italy, the French Empire (Piedmont, Parma and Tuscany), the Kingdom of Naples and Kingdom of Sardinia
The Kingdom of Italy was born on 17 March 1805.
In practice, the Kingdom was basically a colony for the French, as they had used the various natural resources to enrich France during its primitive days of industrialization under Napoleon.
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/Kingdom_of_Italy_%28Napoleonic%29   (611 words)

  
 Heraldry in Pre-Unification Italy
In 1848, the tricolor became the flag of the kingdom of Sardinia (with the arms of the house of Savoie in center) and in 1860 that of the kingdom of Italy.
In April 1848 Sicily seceded from the kingdom and adopted the Italian tricolor with the triskele on the center stripe.
On April 7, 1815 the Lombard-Venitian Kingdom (Regno Lombardo-Veneto) was formed, a territory of the Austrian Empire, composed of the Governo Lombardo and the Governo Veneto.
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 Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Italy was a charter member of NATO (April 4, 1949) and the European Union(1952/58) and on December 14, 1955 Italy joined the United Nations.
Italy had joined the growing political and economic unification of Western Europe, including the introduction of the Euro in 1999, thus replacing the Italian Lira.
Under 1993 legislation, Italy has single-member districts for 75% of the seats in parliament; the remaining 25% of seats are allotted on a proportional basis.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/I/Italy.htm   (1701 words)

  
 Information Italy
Travel guide and tourism Europe Italy has a diversified industrial economy with the same total and per capita output as economy remains divided into a industrial north, dominated by private companies, and a less developed, welfare-dependent agricultural south, with raw materials needed by industry and more than 75% of energy requirements are imported.
Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor Emmanuel.
Italy has moved slowly, however, on implementing needed structural reforms, such as lightening the high tax burden and overhauling Italy's rigid labor market and over-generous pension system, because of the current economic slowdown and opposition from labor unions.
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 Italy
(1) the Kingdom of Lombardy, or Italy, in the north, (2) the Papacy in the center, and (3) the Kingdoms of Naples and Sicily in the South.
It was the invasion of Italy by the French King Charles VIII in 1494 that disrupted the rule of the Medici.
Southern Italy and Sicily had not been united since the Lombard invasion of 568, and then Sicily was detached from Romania by the Aghlabids between 827 and 878.
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 Welcome to Italy1 History Page La Storia Italiana in Inglese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Italy, history of since earliest times the history of Italy has been influenced by cultural and political divisions resulting from the peninsula's disparate geography and by circumstances that made Italy the scene of many of Europe's most important struggles for power.
Peninsular Italy was administered from its capital at RAVENNA as merely one division of the empire, although the Byzantines gradually and grudgingly admitted the ecclesiastical primacy of Rome in the West.
By 1550 almost all Italy had been subjugated by the Habsburg ruler CHARLES V, who was both Holy Roman emperor and king of Spain; when Charles abdicated in 1555-56, dividing the Habsburg territories between his brother Emperor FERDINAND I and his son PHILIP II of Spain, Italy was part of the latter's inheritance.
www.italy1.com /history   (4084 words)

  
 Career Plus: Working and Living in Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Italy is renowned for its favourable climatic conditions: due mainly to the Mediterranean sea whose warm waters mitigate against extremes of temperature.
Italy is of course home to some of the finest opera, art, architecture and sculpture in the world, and a life time could be spent absorbing it all.
Italy is one of the keenest sporting nations on earth, and sports events attract enormous numbers of both spectators and participants.
www.career-plus.com /life/gnit-1.htm   (3302 words)

  
 Kingdom Of Italy
Parliament did little to resolve these problems: throughout this so-called Liberal Period (1870-1915), the nation was governed by a series of coalitions of liberals to the left and right of center who were unable to form a clear-cut majority.
In an attempt to increase its international influence and prestige, Italy joined Germany and Austria in the Triple Alliance in 1882; during the 1890s Italy unsuccessfully tried to conquer Ethiopia; and in 1911 it declared war on Turkey to obtain the North African territory of Libya.
The country was unprepared for a major war, however; aside from a few victories in 1918, Italy suffered serious losses of men, material, and morale.
www.arcaini.com /ITALY/ItalyHistory/KingdomOfItaly.htm   (354 words)

  
 Etrurian Kingdom (1801-1807) (Italy)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Kingdom was indeed created by Napoleon (out of Tuscany) for the Bourbon-Parma in exchange for the Duchy of Parma, which was annexed to France.
The kingdom was short-lived, as Napoleon gave it to his sister in 1808.
Roberto Breschi, in his presantation: "Flags in Italy under Napoleon's pressure" at ICV 20 in Stockholm, reported about the Etrurian Kingdom: The 5-stripes flag was the state and war flag while the civil flag had only three stripes (b-w-b).
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/it-etrur.html   (606 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of the Kingdom of Italy, 1805-1815
In 1805, the Italian Republic was enlaged by VENETIA (with DALMATIA, the IONIAN ISLANDS and ISTRIA) and transformed into the KINGDOM OF ITALY, the king of which was Napoleon Bonaparte himself (thus France and Italy being united in DYNASTIC UNION).
Kingdom of Italy : the Army, from Histofig; Uniforms, from Histofig
Napoleon Museum, focusses on Italy, has map of kingdom of Italy in 1810, has subfiles on history of Italian army units
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/italy/kitanap.html   (331 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - house of Savoy : The Kingdom of Italy (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
In Charles Albert's reign the house of Savoy became the center of the Risorgimento, the movement that led to the unification of Italy under his son, Victor Emmanuel II.
Humbert I, who succeeded (1878) Victor Emmanuel II as king of Italy, was assassinated in 1900.
A younger son of Victor Emmanuel II, Amadeus, was given the title duke of Aosta; he was king of Spain from 1870 to 1873.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/Savoy-ho-the-kingdom-of-italy.html   (216 words)

  
 The Ostrogoths
From the time of their conquest by the Huns until the death of Attila, nearly a hundred years later, little is known of the Ostrogoths.
Their presence greatly worried the East Romans and when it became clear that he wanted to carve out a kingdom in the west, they did not try to discourage him, and he was able to claim that his subsequent invasion of Italy had Imperial sanction.
Despite claims of Imperial patronage, Theodoric was not recognised as King of Italy by the Emperor Anastasius until 497.
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 boys clothing: European royalty--Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The youngest son of King Philip V of Spain conquered Parma, in Italy, in 1748, and became Philip, Duke of Parma (1720-65); his son was Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, and his grandson was Louis, made King of Etruria by the French in 1801.
His brother-in-law Murat ascended the throne of Naples;the Kingdom of Italy was expanded with the Trentino and Alto Adige (the latter fiercely defendedby Andreas Hofer); and Tuscany and the Papal States were incorporated in the new FrenchEmpire (Peace of Schönbrunn, October 14, 1810).
The Kingdom of Italy was formed in 1861, encompassing the entire peninsula except for Rome, Venice, and San Marino.
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 4.2 The Unification Of Italy
From the 15th to the 19th century, European kingdoms were squabbling to grab the smaller kingdom of Italy.
However, after the downfall of Napoleon I in 1815, Vienna divided Italy, and once again, the successors of old royal families were made rulers of these tiny kingdoms.
People of Italy still worship Mazzini and he is considered the founder of the Italian nationalism.
www.pinkmonkey.com /studyguides/subjects/euro_his/chap4/e0404201.htm   (400 words)

  
 flag of Kingdom of Italy (1805-1814) (Italy) flags
The flag of the state was NOT change during the short (1805 - 1814) kingdom of Italy.
On the other hand, the war ensign was charged with the royal arms, as were most of the military flags on the reverse, which, in general, supported mottos and personal symbols on the obverse
Italian Republic (1802-1805) and used the same flags beside Napoleon standard as King of Italy which was charged with his "eagle" un the centre.
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 Kingdom Of Italy Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Italy
18 Mar 1805 Kingdom of Italy (Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna and
The Ministry of Occupied Italy was responsible for the reconstruction of liberated northern Italy and for the relations with the different resistance movements.
In 1944 the Committee of National Liberation of Upper Italy staged a revolt that resulted in the establishment of a number of "partisan republics." Within the same year, however, they were reconquered by the occupying Germans.
www.worldstatesmen.org /Italy.htm   (2632 words)

  
 Italy
The Tricolore, charged with the Savoia shield in the center, became in 1848 the national flag of the Kingdom of Sardinia and, in 1861 of the Kingdom of Italy.
In Italy the national flag is rarely used too, but not for "sacreness" of it.
Italy is an ancient civilization with democratic values on which both our institutions and those of a Europe which managed to overcome the divisions of their different peoples are based.
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 Kingdom of Italy - Ministerial Flags (1923-1945)
The Kingdom of Italy was not dispanded until after the war (after a referendum in 1946), in fact Mussolini was fired by king Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (with support from the Fascist Grand Council!) Mussolini was "only" a PM.
Even though the flag was only used by Mussolini, and might go on to be used by him as president of the Repubblica Sociale Italiana, it was the flag of the Prime Minister of (Fascist) Italy and not the personal flag of Mussolini.
Benito Mussolini organized the economy of Fascist Italy according to what was known as a corporative model.
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 The Ostrogothic kingdom (from Italy) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
History > Italy in the early Middle Ages > The late Roman Empire and the Ostrogoths > The Ostrogothic kingdom
The decades of the Ostrogothic kingdom in Italy (489–552) can be seen as the first true period of Germanic rule in the peninsula, for an entire tribe of 100,000 to 200,000 people came with Theoderic.
More results on "The Ostrogothic kingdom (from Italy)" when you join.
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 Kingdom of Italy - Royal Flags
Royal Standard of the king of Italy from circa 1905 onward
Royal Standard of the Crownprince of Italy from circa 1905 onward.
It is almost identical to those shown in Flaggenbuch 1939, except that here the shade of blue appears to be darker and the swallowtail of the Prince's flag has a right angle cut-out.
www.1uptravel.com /flag/flags/it_royal.html   (451 words)

  
 Kingdom and Italy Plan to Promote Joint Ventures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
RIYADH, 31 January 2004 — The Kingdom and Italy plan to set up a holding company to promote joint venture projects in Iraq and other Gulf countries.
The Italian Trade commissioner, Dr. Amedo Scarpa, who returned from the Rebuild Iraq Exhibition which concluded in Kuwait recently, said that the new holding company would be formally established with an initial capital of $300 million and 50 percent coming from each of the two parties in February.
At present, there are 29 Italian companies in the Kingdom with 11 of them engaged in joint venture projects.
www.arabnews.com /?page=6§ion=0&article=38886&d=31&m=1&y=2004   (200 words)

  
 A Virtual Travel to Italy - Italia - Tourism Italy
Italy became a nation-state belatedly - in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL.
Italy's most important newspaper with national and international news (in Italian).
The first school in Italy to grant a university degree in economics, founded 1902, Milano.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/italy.htm   (884 words)

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