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Ireland may be the country, which is most famous for its emigration of all European countries.
Italians were looked upon as different from the old generation of immigrants and were often viewed as people of lower class
By the year 1871, 400 000 Italians had emigrated, but this number was to be increased.
library.thinkquest.org /26786/en/articles/list.php3   (360 words)

  
 Italians extend art offer to MFA - The Boston Globe
The Italian government has floated a deal by which Boston's Museum of Fine Arts would return allegedly looted objects and Italy would loan the museum antiquities of equal value, the Globe has learned.
If accepted, the deal would be similar to that struck earlier this year by the Italians with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
The negotiations between the MFA and the Italians are taking place in the midst of the high-profile trial of former J. Paul Getty Museum curator Marion True and art dealer Robert Hecht.
www.boston.com /news/globe/living/articles/2006/06/17/italians_extend_art_offer_to_mfa   (535 words)

  
 Famous Italians - Italiansrus.com
Italians have navigated the world for centuries discovering new territories throughout their many journeys.
He was an Italian nationalist and soldier of the Risorgimento.
Since 1901 there have been 20 Italian and Italian Americans that have won this prestigious award, which is given annually to people for their achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace and economics.
www.italiansrus.com /resources/famousitalians.htm   (566 words)

  
 Name Some Famous Italians - Ask.com UK Web Search
A collection of famous Italian and Italian American actors, musicians, athletes, philosophers (and their REAL names).
This article is part of the List of Italians series...
This is a list of Italians or Italian-speaking/writing people that are famous.
uk.ask.com /web?o=41242548&qsrc=6&l=dis&q=Name+Some+Famous+Italians   (329 words)

  
 Immigration to America
American Immigration - This page list reasons for immigration, who the immigrants were, peaks/waves of immigration, methods of transportation to America, and lots of other information organized by time periods of American history.
Italian Immigration to America - Essay describes the reasons for Italians coming to America.
List of Famous Chinese Americans - List of famous Chinese Americans who have made significant contributions to the American culture or society artistically or scientifically, or have appeared in the news numerous times:
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/listimmigratli.html   (862 words)

  
 Italian soccer, italian calcio, italian calcio football, soccer, calcio from Italy, italian chemical products supply, ...
The Italians had been eliminated in penalty kicks in three of the past four World Cups (1990, 1994, 1998), but on this night, they were perfect.
Italian Soccer (Calcio) team from EMPOLI (Center North Italy) soccer players as Di Natale, Cassano, Cribari, Belleri, Agostini, Lanzaro, Gasparetto...
Italian Business Guide is a PREMIER LIST of Italian manufacturing and supplier companies to support your international business
www.japanbusinessguide.com /italian_soccer_calcio_football_italy_a_b.htm   (613 words)

  
 Studentsville :: Frequently Asked Questions
List me the top ten of the monuments which i should visit if i have only 2 days in Florence!!
Here you can find the complete list of the most important museums of the city and - following the links - you can buy on line your tickets saving a lot of time (the queues in front of the museums are, almost all year round, very very long....
It's a well accepted practice, but among italians this practice is not really widespred because tip is usually included in the bill (around 10% of the total amount)
www.studentsville.it /faq.htm   (1563 words)

  
 Slice of Italy at Italian Genealogy Online and all things Italian
Italian Facts, History and General Information on Italy, Italian and Italian American Festivals, Italy Photos, Vacation Tips, Italian Culture and Lifestyle notes on Italy, Pictures / Photos of Italy, Italian newspapers and Daily News from Italy, Italian Travel spots, Italian music and Opera notes.
Italian Municipality and Postal Code Look-Up - find the Cap and Province codes to use on your letters to Italy usually this is all you need when sending a request for Italian Genealogy Records to a comune (municipality) in Italy.
Italian Origins and Photos - an author's essay on the racial myths of Italy with photos of most of the current Italian Senators, Deputies and Miss Italia Contestants.
www.anzwers.org /free/italiangen/slice_of_italy.html   (2134 words)

  
 Leone Battista Alberti Summary
As a young boy, Leon Battista attended the famous school of the humanist Gasparino Barzizza in Padua, probably at the time Lorenzo Alberti was in Venice (1414).
Italian architect and writer who, in addition to his work in mathematics, wrote on geology.
An Italian translation of De pictura (Della pittura) was published in 1436, one year after the original Latin version and addressed Filippo Brunelleschi in the preface.
www.bookrags.com /Leone_Battista_Alberti   (3454 words)

  
 The Crazy Corrupted World of Italian Soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Italian football (soccer), is an open-air cageful of weirdos: political violence, conspiracy theories (all proven truthful!), superstition and crazy cults, bribery and corruption, illegal betting, fraudulent bankruptcy at all levels, monday morning coaching as a national religion.
Italian clubs have sucked up to their hooligan element for years, but now they have no choice but to get tough.
Italians call it Italietta, a pejorative term implying that the control of the country is in the hands of a select gang of unscrupulous people.
www.squidoo.com /italiansoccer   (4542 words)

  
 Italian Americans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Joseph Velikonja, "Italian Immigrants in the U.S. in the Sixties" in Tomassi and Engel, eds., op.
Italians were lynched in the South as were fls, in some cases for permitting fls equal status with whites in their shops.
To be sure, Italian Catholicism has been and continues to be a blend of orthodox religious fervor and superstition, with a very close and personal belief in the efficacy of the sacramental church and the veneration of the hierarchy of the saints.
www.clevelandmemory.org /italians/Partii.html   (17332 words)

  
 Italian Americans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Joseph Velikonja, "Italian Immigrants in the U.S. in the Sixties" in Tomassi and Engel, eds., op.
Italians were lynched in the South as were fls, in some cases for permitting fls equal status with whites in their shops.
To be sure, Italian Catholicism has been and continues to be a blend of orthodox religious fervor and superstition, with a very close and personal belief in the efficacy of the sacramental church and the veneration of the hierarchy of the saints.
web.ulib.csuohio.edu /italians/partii.html   (17332 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: Ethnicity: Italian: Italian-American   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Italian Americans of Austin, Texas - Perpetuate the heritage of Italian Americans, heighten the awareness of Italian culture, participate in social and cultural activities.
Italian Cooking and Living magazine - Highlights all the activities of the Italian Culinary Institute; including recipes, magazines, a TV show, in-depth articles on food, wine, and travel.
Italian Cultural Society of Washington D.C. - Non-profit organization which creates opportunities to explore the many facets of Italian culture, and to strengthen bonds between the Italian and American people.
dmoz.org /Society/Ethnicity/Italian/Italian-American   (968 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It was here that he was commissioned to paint two of his most famous works, the Virgin of the Rocks for the Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception, and The Last Supper for the monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie.
These painting are famous for a variety of qualities which were to be interminably discussed and speculated about by connoisseurs and critics, imitated by students, and gazed at day after day by the public in thousands.
The painting is famous, in particular, for the elusive smile on the woman's face, its mysterious quality brought about perhaps by the fact that the artist has subtly shadowed the corners of the mouth and eyes so that the exact nature of the smile cannot be determined.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Da_Vinci   (6034 words)

  
 Famous   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
His most famous piece of work was Helen and Desire, which tracks the life of the lead as she uses her alluring charms to get her through life.
Undoubtedly, Gilroy was the No.1 contender at his weight in the UK for the better part of 10 years and was described as having the perfect blend of technique, artistry and courage.
Roberta Ruiu: Born in 1981 in Rome to an Italian father and Scottish mother, Roberta is a key member of one of Italy's biggest all girl groups, Lollipop.
www.scotsitalian.com /famous.htm   (7313 words)

  
 Italian Visits - All about Italy - Michaelangelo Buonarroti, painter, poet, sculptor, architect
This one not only resisted mold, but also entered the Italian building tradition (and is still now in use).
The Cordonata is a ramped stair that can be accessed on horseback by the sufficiently great, though it was not in place when Emperor Charles arrived, and the imperial party had to scramble up the slope from the Forum to view the works in progress.
Arguably his second most famous work is the fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel which is a synthesis of architecture, sculpture and painting.
www.italianvisits.com /people/michelangelo/index.htm   (3059 words)

  
 Italian-American: Italian at Canadian Content
AIDA's principal purposes are to highlight positive contributions to society by Italian Americans, and to oppose by lawful means all forms of discrimination, negative stereotyping and defamation of Italian Americans.
Italian Cultural Society of Washington D.C. Non-profit organization which creates opportunities to explore the many facets of Italian culture, and to strengthen bonds between the Italian and American people.
Italians are some of the most passionate football fans and I`m sure this rule applies to italian american /canadians too.......ur lucky he didnt call the mafiosy in to put a hit on yo ass!!
www.canadiancontent.net /dir/Top/Society/Ethnicity/Italian/Italian-American   (1709 words)

  
 List of Italian painters: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
List of Italian painters: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.
Post a link to definition / meaning of " List of Italian painters " on your site.
www.encyclopedian.com /it/Italian-painter.html   (63 words)

  
 List of Italians - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Shakira is of partial Italian descent due to her mother.
Sonia Gandhi (born 1946) an Italian-born Indian politician and the president of the Indian National Congress (Congress Party) a widow of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Edgardo Mortara (1851 - 1940), Catholic priest, victim of a famous kidnapping, taken from his Jewish family at the age of 6
www.recipeland.com /facts/List_of_famous_Italians   (736 words)

  
 Some Famous Italians of Today
The country is branded as the world’s center of fashion excellence, and many people are fascinated with Italy’s extraordinary sense of style, which is stressed by almost all reknowed and famous Italian stylists like Emilio Pucci.
To add to the list of famous Italians is J Paul Getty, one of the world’s richest men who owns the grandiose villa known as La Posta Vecchia.
Italian 7-foot forward Andrea Bargnani, the NBA first draft pick, happens to be the first European player to be drafted first overall.
www.articleselections.com /Article/Some-Famous-Italians-of-Today/2515   (584 words)

  
 Google Directory - Society > Ethnicity > Italian > Italian-American
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is the major advocate in Washington, D.C. for nearly 15 million Italian Americans and Italian clubs.
Perpetuate the heritage of Italian Americans, heighten the awareness of Italian culture, participate in social and cultural activities.
Centro Attività Scolastiche Italiane, a non-profit educational and professional organization for the promotion of Italian language and culture in the public and private schools of New England.
google.ne.jp /Top/Society/Ethnicity/Italian/Italian-American   (825 words)

  
 Il Forno: Italians do it this way...
If I had to describe Italian gastronomy I could use many labels, regional -or better deeply local-, anarchic, prideful, tied to history, religion and terroir, but probably the most fitting definition would be that it is an almost bottomless treasure-chest full of recipes, wines and most of all fantastic ingredients.
A while back I was tagged by the Italian blog Peperosso for a meme inspired by the Observer's list of 50 things foddies should do: make a list of ten things you think every food lover should not miss.
Italians are generally conservative food eaters and classy places often seem scary and way too expensive.
ilforno.typepad.com /il_forno/italians_do_it_this_way   (10766 words)

  
 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Michelangelo's output in every field during his long life was prodigious; when the sheer volume of correspondence, sketches and reminiscences that survive is also taken into account, he is the best-documented artist of the 16th century.
He was asked by the consuls of the Guild of Wool to complete an unfinished project begun 40 years earlier by Agostino di Duccio: a colossal statue portraying David as a symbol of Florentine freedom, to be placed in the Piazza della Signoria, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio.
Among the most famous paintings on the ceiling are the Creation of Adam, Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, the Great Flood, the Prophet Isaiah and the Cumaean Sibyl.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Michelangelo   (3730 words)

  
 Leonardo da Vinci Biography
Leonardo da Vinci (April 15, 1452 - May 2, 1519) was a celebrated Italian Renaissance architect, inventor, engineer, sculptor and painter.
He can be seen as the archetype of the Renaissance Man and has been described as a genius.
Seventy tons of bronze that had been set aside for Leonardo's "Gran Cavallo" horse statue was cast into weapons for the Duke to save Milan from the French under Charles VIII in 1495 - see also Italian Wars.
www.myclassiclyrics.com /artist_biographies/Leonardo_da_Vinci_Biography.htm   (1255 words)

  
 List of famous Italians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It uses material from the Wiktionary page "Famous".
French and Old French liste "strip, band; list, note", from Italian lista, from a Germanic source.
It uses material from the Wiktionary page "List".
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-List_of_famous_Italians.html   (619 words)

  
 Italians
Italians In Evansville 1863-1918 LaMantia, Gammiero, Marinelli, Indiana, Palermo, Notartomasso, Vitantonio, Trivisonno Italians in Evansville 1863 -1918, immigration from Molise and Sicily to Indiana ITALIANS IN EVANSVILLE 1863
Football is the main national sport and the Italians are well known for their passion for this sport.
Immigration: The Italians The Italians During the mass emigration from Italy during the century between 1876 to 1976, the U.S. was the largest single recipient of Italian immigrants in the world.
www.leather-chair-ideas.com /chairs/italians.html   (529 words)

  
 Italian Soccer
Soccer is an early form of football, played by the Italians as early as the 15th century.
The game was first known as "giuco del calcio fiorentino," or "Florentine kickball." In the 19th century, English, Scottish, and Swiss sailors introduced the game to the cities of Genoa, Milan and Turin.
Italian soccer is typically identified by a strong defensive style.
www.scs.unr.edu /~arrigotd/italian_soccer.htm   (226 words)

  
 CLOSET ITALIANS: A Dazzling Collection of Illustrious Italians with Non-Italian Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This collection of "Illustrious Italians" do not have Italian last names either through marriage, a non-Italian father or because they changed their surnames to avoid discrimination.
OSIA encourges its 700+ lodges as well as other Italian American organizations, clubs and individuals to choose one or more ot the books each quarter to read and donate copies to their local schools or public libraries."
For example, he explains how Italian Regis Philbin got to host "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," how Italian Sophia Loren was orphaned, and how Italian Richard Celeste continued a triumphant political career after serving as Ohio governor.
www.closetitalians.com /pages/5/index.htm   (1369 words)

  
 Italians.edu - Similar Initiatives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Database of the Italians in the American academics or in companies operating in the technology field.
Managed by the Italian Embassy in Washington, this project allows to stay updated on news in the technology field and also to be eventually contacted for interviews.
Association of the Italian students who are attending or have attended a Master of Law (LLM) abroad.
www.mit.edu /~mitaly/Italians_edu/italians_simili_eng.htm   (248 words)

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