Italy Entry Requirements

Italy Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations Nationalities Passport required visa required Return ticket required Turkey Yes 1 Yes Other EU countries no no no Switzerland no no no Austria no no no Germany no no no ID cards/identity cards i.a. Citizens of the following countries listed in the table above can enter the country with a valid […]

Social Struggles and the Anti-Spanish Movement in Southern Italy 4

Social Struggles and the Anti-Spanish Movement in Southern Italy Part 4

In Sicily these discontent against Spain continue to spread even after the repression. For a couple of years, rumors, conspiracies, various attempts, soon discovered and repressed than attempted. And now no more plebs: but other elements, those who had followed the plebs in ’48 and had really been defeated, that is craftsmanship, bourgeoisie, even people of baronry […]

The Fall of Mussolini 1

The Fall of Mussolini Part I

After the Russian resistance and American intervention showed the likelihood of German defeat, an underground political ferment swept through Italy. The Communist Party, which had always maintained a certain clandestine organization, was joined by the reconstruction initiatives of the other parties dissolved by fascism, particularly the socialist and the popular (with the name of Christian […]

Italian Arts in Gothic Age

Italian Arts in Gothic Age

This classicism was partly promoted by Frederick II, under whom ancient styles still steeped in medieval tradition acquire new energy. We owe him great 13th-century architecture, especially of a civil character (Castel del Monte, Porta di Capua, the loca solaciorum in Lucera, Gravina etc.), a rare fusion of classical culture, Arab experiences and gothic spirit. Beyond the […]

Italian Arts in the 19th Century

Italian Arts in the 19th Century

Responding to the variety of ideological assumptions of the public to which they are addressed and of the various functions to which they are intended, seventeenth-century art and architecture show a differentiated range of expressions. Alongside a persistent classicist attitude, the concept of imagination imposes itself, laying the foundations for an illusionistic and spectacular language […]