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  Italy, hotels, cars, information, tips
Italy's history is perhaps the most important one for the cultural and social development of the Mediterranean area as a whole.
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.
Italy is well-known for its art, culture, and several monuments, among them the leaning tower of Pisa and the Roman Colosseum, as well as for its food (pizza, pasta, etc.), wine, lifestyle, elegance, design, cinema, theatre, literature, poetry, visual arts, music (notably Opera), holidays, and generally speaking, for taste.
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  Italy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Magyars plundered N Italy, and in the south the Arabs seized (917) Sicily and raided the mainland.
In central and N Italy, the prevailing chaos was increased by the conflict between the emperors and the popes over investiture and by the contested succession to Tuscany after the death (1115) of Countess Matilda.
In 1802 the Cisalpine Republic, comprising Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna, was renamed the Italian Republic; in 1805 it became the kingdom of Italy (enlarged by the addition of Venetia), with Napoleon as king and Eugène de Beauharnais as viceroy.
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 Flag of Italy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Italy's flag is identical to the background of the flag of Mexico.
After Napoleon became emperor, in 1805, the Repubblica Italiana was turned into Regno d'Italia (Kingdom of Italy), ruled by Napoleon himself; the flag of the Regno d'Italia was the Repubblica Italiana flag in rectangular shape, with Napoleon's eagle on the central white square.
On 15 April 1861, Kingdom of Sardinia/Piedmont flag (the Italian tricolor with Savoy's coat of arms) is declared national flag of the newly-formed Regno d'Italia (Kingdom of Italy).
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 Italy - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Northern Italy, made up largely of a vast plain that is contained by the Alps in the north and drained by the Po River and its tributaries, comprises the regions of Liguria, Piedmont, Valle d'Aosta (see Aosta, Valle d'), Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige, Venetia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, and part of Emilia-Romagna (which extends into central Italy).
Italy conquered Ethiopia in 1935-36, easily overcoming the ineffective sanctions imposed by the League of Nations (from which Italy withdrew in 1937).
Italy intervened on the Insurgent side in the Spanish civil war (1936-39), and in 1939 it seized Albania.
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 Napoleonic Titles and Heraldry
Napoleon was exiled to the island of Elba, off the coast of Italy; he was given sovereignty over the island for his lifetime (the arms of the island under Napoleon were argent on a bend gules three bees or).
The principality of Piombino was ceded by the kingdom of Naples to France by the treaty of Florence of 21 March 1801.
Massa and Carrara were separated from the kingdom of Italy by article 8 of the decree of March 30, 1806 and united to the principality of Lucca-Piombino by another decree of March 30, 1806.
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 The Defense of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Northern Italy, 1813-1814 — www.greenwood.com
The Defense of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Northern Italy, 1813-1814 — www.greenwood.com
The Defense of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Northern Italy, 1813-1814
The French commander responsible for the defense was Eugene Beauharnais, stepson of Napoleon and son-in-law of the King of Bavaria.
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 Napoleonic Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Napoleon innovated in his use of mobility to offset numerical disadvantages, as he brilliantly demonstrated in his rout of the Austro-Russian forces in 1805 in the Battle of Austerlitz.
Because the revolution and Napoleon's reign witnessed the first application of the lessons of the 18th century's wars on trade and dynastic disputes, it is often falsely assumed that such ideas were the fruit of the revolution rather than ideas which found their implementation in it.
Napoleon attempted to exploit the brief peace at sea to restore the colonial rule in the rebellious Antilles.
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 Italy (07/06)
Italy is in the midst of a slow economic recovery from the aftermath of September 11, 2001, and the global economy's tailspin.
Italy's agriculture is typical of the division between the agricultures of the northern and southern countries of the European Union.
Italy was admitted to the United Nations in 1955 and is a member and strong supporter of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade/World Trade Organization (GATT/WTO), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and the Council of Europe.
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 History Of Italy
Italy no longer had any special and individual place in the empire, and the establishment of the new seat of empire at Constantinople in 330 was symptomatic of the decline of Italy and symbolic of the increased importance of the East, even though the new imperial capital was closely modeled after Rome.
The situation in Italy was further complicated by the invasions of the Normans in southern Italy, beginning with the landing at Salerno of a band of Norman knights on their way home from a pilgrimage.
Italy maintained the integrity of its territory, was able to protect its boundary with France, and was assured of the continued possession of Rome.
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 Amazon.com: The Defense of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Northern Italy, 1813-1814: Books: George F. Nafziger,Marco ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
Little has been written about the defense of the Kingdom of Northern Italy, and this is the first study in English to detail the two-year conflict (1813-1814) within the larger context of the Napoleonic Wars.
The French commander responsible for the defense was Eugene Beauharnais, stepson of Napoleon and son-in-law of the King of Bavaria.
Because his stepson held the plains of Italy, Napoleon was able to concentrate his energies upon the evacuation of Germany and to demonstrate his military prowess in France.
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 Italian unification   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The Kingdom of Italy, including most of northern Italy with the exception of Venezia, was proclaimed with Victor Emmanuel II as its king on March 17, 1861.
The Kingdom of Italy under Victor Emmanuel II now stretched from Piedmont and Lombardy in the north to Sicily in the south including all of the old provinces with the exception of Rome and Venetia.
Italy, under the rule of the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini at the time, recognized Catholicism as Italy's official religion and gave the Catholic Church a major role in the Italian public school system.
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 Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kingdom of Italy was born on 17 March 1805 when the Italian Republic, whose president was Napoleon, became Kingdom of Italy, with Napoleon as King of Italy and Eugène de Beauharnais viceroy.
Napoleon was crowned in Milan's cathedral, on 26 May 1805, with the Iron Crown of Lombardy.
The Kingdom consisted of Lombardy, Venetia, the Duchy of Modena, part of the Papal States (Ancona, the remaining part with Rome having been annexed to the French Empire), part of the Kingdom of Sardinia and South Tyrol.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kingdom_of_Italy_(Napoleonic)   (405 words)

  
 Welcome to Italy1 History Page La Storia Italiana in Inglese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
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.
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 FOCUS on ITALY - History
This period was characterized by frequent alternation in climatic conditions, with consequent phases of expansion and retreat in the Alpine and Apennine glaciers and relative variations in sea level.
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 defended by Andreas Hofer); and Tuscany and the Papal States were incorporated in the new French Empire (Peace of Schnbrunn, 14 October 1810).
Gradually, Italy's good relations with France, Britain and the Soviet Union (whose revolutionary government Italy was the first country to recognize) deteriorated, while her links with Hitler's Germany increased (Rome-Berlin Axis, 1936).
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 Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (Italy)
Naples and Sicily voted by plebiscite to join the north, and in 1861 the Kingdom of Italy was proclaimed with Piedmontese Victor Emmanuel as its first king.
The Norman kingdom eventually covered roughly the same territory as the Muslim conquest, but it posed too much of a threat to both the Pope and the Emperor to be allowed to continue at its full territorial extent.
Italy's former royal family got a mixed reception Saturday on a return visit to the nation they once reigned, due to the House of Savoy's support for Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.
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 boys clothing: European royalty -- Italian monarchies
Italy was divided by partisans of the Emperor and opponents.
The First Napoleonic Campaign was a major event in generating a feeling of national identity and unity whuch were aroused by the establishment of first republican structures and then the Kingdom of Italy.
The intervention of France under Napoleon III with the bloody victories of Solferino and San Martinoforced Austria to the armistice of Villafranca and the cession of Lombardy.
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 The Kingdom of Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
In the year 1805 the former Republic of Italy was declared a kingdom with Napoleon as the self crowned King.
There were five line infantry regiments and three light infantry regiments in existance in 1805 and by the end of that year a sixth line infantry regiment had been raised and in 1808 a seventh line infantry regiment was added.
The Royal Guard infantry recieved their flags in 1806, but owing to Napoleon being displeased with some aspect of the proposed flags, issue to the line regiments did not take place until 1809.
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 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).
Napoleon himself was rarely present, as Paris was his Imperial residence and he was frequently campaigning.
Kingdom of Italy : the Army, from Histofig; Uniforms, from Histofig
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 WarWeb.com The Army of the Kingdom of Italy in the Napoleonic Wars [UB-021] - $14.35
The Army of the Kingdom of Italy in the Napoleonic Wars
The Army of the Kingdom of Italy in the Napoleonic Wars - The Army of the Kingdom of Italy under the Viceroy Prince Eugene de Beauharnais, step-son of Napoleon Bonaparte was one of France's most loyal and important allies during the Napoleonic Era.
Troops from Italy served valiantly in Spain, in Germany, and during the Russian Campaign of 1812.
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 Northern Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
A bishopric in northeastern Italy, adjacent to the angle of the Slovenian and Austrian borders, and extending south to the Adriatic Sea; the modern Italian province of Friuli closely covers the region.
A town in extreme northeastern Italy, the chief city in Friuli Province, located about 12 miles (20 km.) from the Slovenian frontier and 20 miles (33 km.) north of the Adriatic; the Julian Alps lie immediately to the north.
A town in northern Italy, on the Po River west of Mantua and southeast of Milan.
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 JMIS: The politics of finance in Napoleonic Italy (1802-1814)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29)
The Republic and Kingdom of Italy (1802-14) served as an important source of revenues for Napoleonic France.
While Prina modernized the financial machinery and expanded the state's resources, the fiscal pressure contributed to growing hostility from the population to the Napoleonic state.
Following the fall of the Kingdom of Italy, the Austrians left the Napoleonic financial system intact, a demonstration of Prina's effective reforms and long-term impact.
www.brown.edu /Research/Journal_Modern_Italian_Studies/3.2/grab.html   (169 words)

  
 North Shore Wargames Club Napoleonic Links
Flags of the Napoleonic Wars that you can download and print, and lots more research information as well.
Dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte and the era in which he lived.
Shako is a ruleset for battalion level Napoleonics.
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 NAPOLEONIC EMPIRE
INTRODUCTION Two player strategic war game set in the Napoleonic era.
THE MAP A map of Europe will be required showing the borders between the following countries, circa 1800 AD: Country: Connected to: France Spain, Holland, Rhineland, Switzerland, Italy England Controls the Seas.
GAME DESIGNERS NOTES To make it a multiplayer game, the major countries of the Allies can be divvied up.
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 Italy History Home Page
Since earliest times Italy has been impacted by cultural and political divisions resulting from the country's contrasting geography and by circumstances that made Italy the theatre of many important struggles over power in Europe.
Source: Bibliography: Burckhardt, Jakob, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (1860; repr.
1967); Larner, John, Italy in the Age of Dante and Petrarch (1980); Mack Smith, Denis, Italy: A Modern History, rev. ed.
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 Unification of Italy - ninemsn Encarta
Unification of Italy, the emergence of a unified kingdom of Italy in 1861.
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