How was Italy named Italy?
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Following te legend, Italy takes is name from Italo, the king of a town-state in the far south of Italy. It was one of the many greek colonies part of the so called "Magna Grecia".
Following te legend, Italy takes is name from Italo, the king of a town-state in the far south of Italy. It was one of the many greek colonies part of the so called "Magna Grecia".
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Italy is the boot-shaped country in Western Europe which isbordered by France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. Italy islocated on the north central Mediterranean Sea, mostly between theLigurian, Tyrrhenian, and Adriatic Seas. --- Italy is located in Southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula. It…includes the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicilyand Sardinia. Italy shares its northern border with France,Switzerland, Slovenia, and Austria. (MORE)
The name of the "gang" was the National Fascist Party (Partita Nazionale Fascista, or PNF). Groups within the PNF were called Blackshirts .
The major rivers in Italy are: the Po River (which flows fromthe Alps near the French border, through Turin, and eastward intothe Adriatic Sea), the Arno River (which flows from thenorth-central Apennines, through Florence, and into the TyrrhenianSea), and the Tiber River (which flows from the north…-centralApennines, south through Rome, and into the Tyrrhenian Sea). (MORE)
because when the Romans began to conquere Italy there was a population called itali that lived a bit norther of rome and that land was called italia that meant the land of the itali..it was a quite important population so after Italy was named so.
San Nicolo would be St. Nicholas, but Santa Claus- maybe due to the relligious influence ( Roman Catholic Church) has never made really big headway in Fair Italy.
In Italy, there are a number of people who bring toys: . Babbo Natale ("Father Christmas") . GesÃÂ¹ bambino ("Baby Jesus") . La Befana . Saint Nicholas . Saint Lucy
The origin of the term Italia, from Latin: Italia, is uncertain. According to one of the more common explanations, the term was borrowed through Greek from the Oscan VÃteliÃº, meaning "land of young cattle" (cf. Lat vitulus "calf", Umb vitlo "calf"). The bull was a symbol of the southern Italia…n tribes and was often depicted goring the Roman wolf as a defiant symbol of free Italy during the Samnite Wars. The name Italia originally applied only to a part of what is now Southern Italy-according to Antiochus of Syracuse, the southern portion of the Bruttium peninsula (modern Calabria). But by his time Oenotria and Italy had become synonymous, and the name also applied to most of Lucania as well. The Greeks gradually came to apply the name "Italia" to a larger region, but it was not until the time of the Roman conquests that the term was expanded to cover the entire peninsula Now this answer defines the term "Professional Research". Regards, Susan Janes. (MORE)
The name Italy comes from the word Italia. This was the name of a rebellious area of the Roman Empire in what is now central Italy. Italia, in turn was named after the people living there, called the Italics
It is correctly called the Italian Republic, locally known as Repubblica Italana or more informally as Italia, and was once the Kingdom of Italy.
One is Abruzzo National Park, Italy. "This ecoregion covers much of Italy, extending from the southeastern coast up to the northwestern sections of the country, even reaching into France. Wander through this ecoregion and you'll see potholes and lakes left behind by the glaciers that carved this un…ique landscape. Along the coast, the forests consist primarily of wild olive-locust, European olive, and carob bean gum trees. Climb up into the sunny, dry interior and you'll find forests of European, turkey, and sessile oaks, along with flowering ash and oriental hornbeam. And at higher elevations, you'll find mostly dwarf mountain pine and juniper trees." (MORE)
Italy is a country located on the Italian Peninsula on in Southern Europe. Italy shares its northern, Alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. To the east and the west, it is bordered by the Adriatic Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea respectively.
1 Monte Bianco (Mont Blanc) 4807 m 45.920 6.920 2 Matterhorn 4478 m 45.970 7.650 3 Gran Paradiso 4061 m 45.530 7.270 4 Cima Ortles (Ortler) 3902 m 46.520 10.550 5 Monte Viso (Monviso) 3841 m 44.670 7.120 6 Monte Dizgrazia 3678 m 46.270 9.750 7 Rocciamelone (Roche Melon) 3538 m 45.500 7….170 8 Marmolada (Monte Marmolada. Marmolata) 3342 m 46.430 11.850 9 Monte Etna (Aetna) 3323 m 37.750 15.000 10 Scalino (Pizzo Scalino) 3323 m 46.270 9.950 11 Levanna Occidentale (Levanna. Levanne) 3321 m 45.380 7.250 12 Argentera (Punta Argentera. Cima Sud dell'Argentera) 3297 m 44.170 7.300 13 Pelmo (El Caregon) 3168 m 45.520 12.180 14 Croce Rossa 3146 m 45.270 7.130 15 Cima Grande 2999 m 46.380 11.850 16 Corno Grande 2912 m 42.470 13.570 17 Monte Amaro 2793 m 42.080 14.080 18 Cima Preti 2703 m 46.340 12.420 19 Cardinal Mount 2654 m 46.640 15.520 20 Tamer (Tamer Grande) 2547 m 46.540 12.190 (MORE)
When the Ancient Greeks first colonized Sicily and Southern Italy during the 6th-century BCE, they discovered (as visitors to Italy today still discover), that the "boot" of Italy is absolutely chock-full of the largest oxen that you will ever encounter! (Seriously, some of these beasts stand a full… 6-feet tall at the shoulder!) The Ancient Greek word for oxen is Italoi , and in the presence of these omnipresent oxen, the Greeks were inspired to name the place Italia (literally, "the land of oxen"). (MORE)
The Arno and the Tiber are 2 rivers in Italy.. the Po and aniene as well
there are many things! you can go visit naples underground in naples obviously. naples underground is where innocent citizens lived for years while they were being bombed in world war 2. it is a very interesting sight! you can go through a tiny tunnel that you can just slide through. there is absolu…tley no light, except for a candle the tour guide gives you. its very scary and dark. i went through it. its a nice experience. you choose if you want to go through it or not. another great place to go is ischia. it is a beautiful island in the mediterranean. there are gorgeous beaches and stores. there is so much to doo therree!!! (MORE)
There are so many things to do in Italy! The problem is deciding which cities to spend your time in. In Florence, you can climb the Duomo stairs to see the entire city, you can see the statue of David carved by Michelangelo, as well as the painting of the Birth of Venus. Additionally, there is the P…onte Vecchio, a fabulous bridge stretching over the river. Florence contains one of the best leather markets in the world. In Rome, you can climb the Spanish Steps, see the Trevi fountain which is gorgeous at night time, and visit the Colosseum. You can also visit the Roman Forum, the Vatican Museum which also contains the Sistine Chapel, and the underground catacombs. In Pisa, obviously you can see the leaning tower of Pisa, along with the corresponding church. In all of the cities, especially Rome, there is an exciting night life, as well as outdoor markets. This is only a short list of all there is to do in Italy. The cities of Venice and Milan offer exciting opportunities as well, and the vineyards of the Tuscan countryside are absolutely gorgeous. (MORE)
turin _________________________________ There are a great number of cities in northern Italy. In additionto Turin in the northwest, mentioned above, there is Milan in thenorth center and Venice in the northeast, on the Adriatic Sea. Just a bit west of Venice are Padua and Verona, the settings ofS…hakespeare's "Romeo and Juliette". (MORE)
Amazing ingredients for your food, fabulous handbags and clothing and big containers (4L) of Nutella. food poisoning.
There are several ports in northeastern Italy, the largest of whichis Venice. Others include Trieste, Porto Viro, Porto Tolle, andChioggia.
You can do many things in Italy. The main tourist attraction is the Leaning Tower of Pisa. You should definitely visit that. Also be sure to try some of their pizza and pasta for an original taste. Make sure you pick up some neat clothes, also. Rome, Italy's capital, is loaded with things to …do and see. Make sure you visit them all, you'll love it. Some places to get you started are: The Colosseum/Vatican/Spanish Steps/Trevi Fountain/St. Peter's Basilica/Sistine Chapel... these are just a few, there's so much more and you can't see/do all in a week. Try and go for at least a month... if that's not possible, no less than 2 weeks. Seriously, you won't ever get bored. Rome is so beautiful and loaded with culture. Forget renting a car, it's so much more fun exploring on foot, which is the best/fun part. Just make sure you don't go in the winter or summer months, unless you love it super cold/hot. (MORE)
Rome predates the formation of a united Italy by more than 2000years. The Kingdom of Italy was established in Sardinia in 1861,and Rome was captured in 1870 to became its capital in 1871. In1946, the monarchy was abolished and the Italian Republicestablished.
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Depends on where you're starting from, how fast you want to getthere, and how much you want to spend. Italy is in Europe, so ifyou're on another continent it'd probably make most sense to fly. There are several large cities you could fly to, including Rome,Naples, Venice, Milan, and Turin. If you t…ake a cruise, most will arrive in Rome/ Ostia/Civitavecchia or Palermo in Sicily. (MORE)
The mountains in the north of Italy are called "Alpi" in Italian and "Alps" in English. It's a mountain chain and it's divided in: "Easterns Alps"("Alpi Orientali" in Italian); "Centrals Alps"("Alpi Centrali"); and "Westerns Alps"("Alpi Occidentali"). The most famous mountains are: "Il Monte Bia…nco"("The White Mount" in English); and "Il Monte Rosa"("The Pink Mount"). (MORE)
conventional long form: Italian Republic conventional short form: Italy local long form: Repubblica Italiana local short form: Italia former: Kingdom of Italy
Here is some info that may be interesting for you.. The Origins of the Name 'Italy'. . Where does the name 'Italy' come from and how did Italy get populated over time? . . In remote times, going back to the Bronze Age and dated between the 18th and 17th centuries B.C. there was the great maritim…e migration of the Arcadians from the Aegean towards Southern Italy. Guided by their mythical king Oenotro, these people were called Oenotrians.. From their expansion and mixings with the local populations, and with some complicated integrations, derived the Ausonians (Ausones), the Chones, the Morgetes, of course, the Itali, and the Siculians.. The Latins probably also descended from the Oenotrians, but instead were pushed a bit further North. It has been shown that between the 16th and the 15th centuries B.C. several populations speaking diverse Indoeuropean idioms had already penetrated in Italy.. These populations represent the result of the overlapping and in many ways a blending of a first wave of Indoeuropea in Italy with an existing non-Indoeuropean sub-layer like that very ancient Iberian-Caucasian, who survived the presence, even in the Roman era both in Eastern Sardenia as well as Eastern Sicily, where one refers to the Sicanians, and like the Aegean-Asianic of the Pelasgic type.. The Pelasgi were perhaps the first inhabitants of the Palatine, the hill on which Rome would later rise, and perhaps the very ancient town called "square Rome" is attributed to them. In addition, the ancient God of the Roman hill Janiculum, Janus, came from Tessalia. Although tradition attributes him Indoeuropean origins, some historians say he has Pelasgic origins, with his name coming from Inuus Pelasgic.. Therefore the Central-Southern part of Italy outlines a scenario very similar to that verified previously in Greece, where the Pelasgi, an antique Mediterranean population who lived in Tessalia, the Peloponnesian, the Caria, and quite probably in Crete and Cyprus in addition to the many other small islands of the Aegean, overlapped or fused with their arrival the Indoeuropean Greeks.. The Arcadi, originally from Peloponnesia, speaking an ancient Greek language, and therefore Indoeuropean, is the perfect example of this fusion between Indoeuropean people and pre-Indoeuropean populations, given that Peloponnesia is the region in which the Pelasgic presence lasted the longest.. The Itali lived in the southern part of present-day Calabria, that is, within the "toe" of the boot called Italy. Their name came from Vitulus, meaning veal or calf, since the area was rich with bovine, and perhaps the Itali took the name symbolically since it identified them with their land. But in the times of the Magna Grecia, following the Greek colonization of the majority of their territory, the coastal regions were renamed Italoi , the Greek word for Vitulus.. And so the name "Italoi" was inherited by the Romans upon conquering this territory which extended all the way down to the southernmost tip of the peninsula. Although for some time the land had been conquered by second-wave Indoeuropean populations such as a type of Sabellians called Bruttii.. From this, the name "Italy" was extended by the Romans first to cover Southern Italy and later to include the entire peninsula.. Many tales about contacts between the Aegean world and the Italic world make references to more recent migrations than the first Arcadian immigration, between the 13th and 12th centuries B.C. around the period of the Trojan war, in 1180 B.C.. During that period, the late Bronze Age, almost half of the Italic peninsula was made up of migrants from various places within the Aegean-Anatolic area.. This half consisted partly of people speaking Indoeuropean idioms, like Arcadians of Evandro, of whom the presence on the Roman hills of the Palatine would be dated to 60 years before the Trojan war or, like Ulysses' Achei and Enea's Trojans, immediately after the Trojan war.. The other half was made up of Mediterranean populations very similar to the Pelasgi but not speaking proper Indoeuropean languages and identified as Maritime Populations, such as Sardens or Shardana, meaning Sardanioi, that is, the Sardinians, and the Trs or Tursa, meaning the Tyrosine, that is the Tyrrhenians who perhaps originally came from Lydia in Asia Minor or from the Aegean island of Lemno, from which the Etruscans or Tusci come.. Source : Fabrizio Bianco (c) 2002, Inside Lazio; Ancient Italian Regions, "a brief introduction to the origins of the name 'Italy' If you would like additional information you can write directly to the author (MORE)
In English there is only name - Italy. The name would be different in other languages.
Mountains and Lakes North Italy and Venice Italian and Adriatic Rivieras Tuscany and Rome Neapolitan Riviera The South Sicily
the Romans, they began to conquer another population ( further north ) than rome called itali and that land was called italia ( land of itali ) - it was an important population so Italy was named after it ! :) ( i think ... ?) xx
Italy is in South Europe and it is there due to plate tectonics, which cause the continental plate that Italy is on to shift into its present position. The formation of the Alps shows the colision of two continental plates, which forced the plates to extend upwards.
The Vatican City is the country within Italy. This is where the Pope resides. Actually, there are two independent countries within Italy - the Vatican and San Marino.
Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) is on the bourder of France and Italy, controversy over which it is really in. The whole northen bourder is above 2000 metres.
Romulus and Remus are Rome's twin founders in its traditional foundation myth, although the former is sometimes said to be the sole founder.
The capital of Italy is Rome, and an alternative name for Rome would be Roma .
Italy has been a Republic since 2 June 1946, and up to 2002 legallyforbade the male heirs of the former royal house, the House ofSavoy, from setting foot on Italian soil.
Prior to modern Italy, there were city states on the Italian peninsula that operated like independent countries and even got into wars with each other sometimes. These included Venice, Milan, Florence, Genoa, Pisa, Siena, Lucca and Cremona. Prior to that, it was the Western Roman Empire. Before the …Roman Empire, prior to 7th Century BC, the Etruscans lived on the Italian peninsula and Northern Italy was known as Etruria. The Latins lived south of the Etruscans in what the later Romans called "Old Latium." (MORE)
Domenico Modugno-wrote and recorded "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu" (Volare) in Italian. It went all the way to number One in August 1958. The Gipsy Kings do a wonderful cover version.
It was called Italy even before the English language existed, so for which language is your question? The south of Italy was called the Great Greece by the Greeks. Does that help?
Individual countries do not have their own popes. There is but onepope for the entire world and that is currently (2013) Pope Francis- Papa Francesco in Italian.
There are hundreds of airports in Italy. If youwant one near a particular city, then mention city name.
The capital city of Italy is Rome. Its name was chosen by the ancient Romans in the mid-8th century BC
Slizza is a river that is partially in Italy. Three quaters of it is located in Italy, while the other quater of it is located in Austria..... Hopee that helped!
I'm Lydia, there are a millions way to spell Lydia, but no it's not from Italy, the name comes from an ancient country called Lydia, that's why name Lydia is Lydia. Country Lydia used to be on teritory of Turkey, but it's also popular in Spain, Brazil and Mexico.
Italy used to use the 'Lira' - until it's currency was replaced by the Euro - along with most of the rest of Europe.
There is no pope of Italy. There is only the pope of the Universal Church and that is Pope Francis
Abruzzo (The Abruzzi) . Basilicata . Calabria . Campania . Emilia-Romagna . Friuli-Venezia Giulia . Lazio (Latium) . Liguria . Lombardia (Lombardy) . Marche (The Marches) . Molise . Piemonte (Piedmont) . Puglia (Apulia) . Sardegna (Sardinia) . Sicilia (Sicily) . Toscana (Tuscany) . T…rentino-Alto Adige . Umbria . Valle d'Aosta . Veneto (MORE)
The main ones were Lombardy, Verona, Tuscany, Spoleto, Rome, Naples, Sicliy and Calabria. Some of these were kingdoms and others were dukedoms.
The etymology of names such as those of countries is not always easy to work out. There is no agreement on the meaning of Italy but it possibly came from Oscan via Greek and means land of young cattle.
There are more than one. Sicily is just across from the toe of the boot. Sardinia is about halfway up the leg, and Corsica is just above that. Capri is a tiny island near to Naples.
No. There is no city in Australia called Italy. On the outskirts of the city of Ballina in northern New South Walesis a settlement named "Little Italy".