Italian Flashcards

Italian Unification – IB HL History

What year was the Congress of Vienna? 1815 What was the leading power at the congress of Vienna? Austria Who was the diplomatic figure-head of Austria? Metternich What were the results of the Congress of Vienna 1815? Re-creation of Kingdom of Naples, Papal States, Central Duchies, Lombardy, Venetia, Kingdom of Piedmont Name five ‘Liberal’ goals […]

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Italian Unification Flashcard

What were the four forces hindering Italian unity? 1. Political divisions 2. Opposition of Austria 3. Opposition of the Papacy 4. Discord among Nationalists What were the four political divisions of pre-unified Italy and who controlled them? 1. Sardinia-Piedmont (Italian control) 2. Lombardy + Venetia (Austrian control) 3. Duchies of Parma, Modena, and Tuscany + […]

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Plural Italian

Regular nouns ending in -o or -e change to.. -i Regular nouns ending in -a change to.. -e Nouns ending in -ca change to.. -che Nouns ending in -ga change to.. -ghe Nouns ending in -cia change to… if the i is not stressed -ce Nouns ending in -gia change to… if the i is […]

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Italian Body Parts

l’orrechio ear l’occhio eye il naso nose la bocca mouth i denti teeth il ditto finger la mano hand il piede feet il braccio arm la gamba legs la testa head la lingua tounge lo stomaco stomach il corpo body i capelli hair la faccia face il viso face le labbra lips la gola throat […]

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ABRSM Music Theory Grade 5 (Italian Terms)

Estinto As soft as possible Agitato Agitated Alla misura In strict time Doppio movimento Twice the movement Incalzando Getting quicker Lunga Long Lunga pausa Long pause Misura Measure Rubato With some freedom of time Senza misura In free time Smorzando Dying away in tone and speed Tosto Swift, rapid Volante Flying, fast Forza Force Marcato […]

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Northern Renaissance vs. Italian Renaissance Art

Northern Renaissance Art Northern Artists, sculptors, and architects were influenced by daily life, portraits, religious scenes, and scenes of nature. They were surrounded by Gothic Cathedrals in France, Germany and England, which contributed to their style. Since no wealthy patrons who wanted grand paintings were sponsoring them, artists focused on daily life and ordinary people […]

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Italian body parts (Irregular Plural)

la mano (hand) le mani (hands) il dito (finger) le dita (fingers) il braccio (arm) le braccia (arms) l’orecchio (ear) le orrecchie (ears) il ginocchio (knee) le ginocchia (knees) il labbro (lip) le labbra (lips)

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Italian Train Station Vocabulary

Il treno The train La stazione The station Il biglietto The ticket Il rapido The fast train Il diretto The local train Il scompartimento The compartment L’orario The time schedule La partenza The departure L’arrivo The arrival Il binario The train track Il passaggero The passenger I fumatori The smokers Viaggiare To travel Partire To […]

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AP European History- The Italian Renaissance

Georgio Vasari 16th century painter, architect, writer who called era in which he lived “rinacita”, rebirth, or rather the Renaissance Mood of the Renaissance significant contributions were made to Western civilization, with particular gains in literature, art, philosophy and political and historical thought, sought personal credit for achievements rather than glory to God city-states center […]

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Chapter 8: Italian Unification

State that led Italian unification Piedmont Sardinia 7 Reasons why Piedmont-Sardinia was leader of unification 1. It was the most powerful state 2. It provided military strength and diplomatic ties to France; however largely motivated by territorial expansionism 3. Became the national standard bearer after 1848, even if defeated by Austria, as it had dared […]

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Italian Fashion and Culture (Not Finished)

One of the most important factors in the growth of the Florentine economy leading up to the Renaissance was: (Quiz 2) The economic freedom and social mobility of Florentine society Scholars agree that Florentine guilds were more restrictive than their counterparts in other countries. (Quiz 2) False The Florentine system of finance provided capital that […]

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Italian and German unification cause and effect

The young Italy is formed Momentum is built towards liberating Italy from Austrian rule Prussia seeks to have domination in affairs of German confederation The Zollverein is created The seven weeks’ war takes place The German confederation is officially dissolved France assists the Italians in driving the Austrians out Nice and savoy became part of […]

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Psychology Free response Pg 387

Read story Jacque learned to speak Italian when she was in the first grade and was able to speak, read, and write Italian fairly well by the fourth grade. She moved to a new school system that did not have Italian as a choice for World Languages, so she decided to take Spanish. Sometimes she […]

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Italian Unification Historiography

1848 revolutions Farmer; ‘the 1848-9 revolutions changed everything’ Trevelyn; ‘the turning point at which history failed to turn’ Farmer; ‘given the strength of local loyalties and bitter regional antagonisms, the notion of a united Italy seemed a political fantasy’ Force Farmer; 1848 proved ‘romantic idealism could not succeed against the existing order unless supported by […]

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Italian Italiano Future Tense

vedrò I will see vedremo we will see vedrai you (fam.) will see vedrete you (plur.) will see vedrà he/she will see vedranno they will see andrò I will go andrai you (fam.) will go andremo we will go andrete you (plur.) will go andrà he/she will go andranno they will go capirò I will […]

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Italian Music Theory Terms

A tempo return to the original tempo Accelerando increase the speed Adagio slow tempo, between largo (slower) and andante Allegretto lively tempo, but not too fast; between andante (slower) and allegro Allegro fast tempo, from Italian wired meaning cheerful Andante moderate tempo, from Italian word meaning walking Assai much or very Attacca continue directly into […]

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Italian Musical Terms Answers

largo very slow adagio slow andante medium slow, walking pace moderato moderate allegro fast presto very fast pianissimo very soft piano soft mezzo piano medium soft mezzo forte medium loud forte loud fortissimo very loud crescendo gradually louder decrescendo gradually softer accelerando gradually faster ritardando gradually slower ritenuto suddenly slower con moto with motion meno […]

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Italian verbs that take Indirect objects

chiedere to ask dare to give dire to say domandare to ask insegnare to teach mandare to send offrire to offer parlare to speak portare to bring, to carry, to wear rispondere to respond scrivere to write spiegare to explain telefonare to call consigliare to reccomend mostrare to show preparare to prepare regalare to give […]

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Italian Terms – Tempo and Dynamics

presto very fast allegro lively and fast moderato medium tempo andante walking speed adagio slow largo very slow; broad accelerando gradually faster ritardando slowing down crescendo gradually getting louder decrescendo gradually getting softer piano soft forte loud mezzo piano moderately soft mezzo forte moderately loud fortissimo very loud pianissimo very soft accent Various accents pause […]

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Italian Musical Terms – Dynamics and Moods

calando Literally “quietening,” this means becoming slower and softer. crescendo Literally “growing,” this means becoming louder. decrescendo Literally “shrinking,” this means becoming softer. diminuendo Literally “dwindling,” this means becoming softer. forte Literally “strong,” this means loud. fortissimo Literally “very strong,” this means very loud. mezzo forte Literally “half-strong,” this means moderately loud. piano Literally “gentle,” […]

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History; Major People of the Italian Renaissance

Pico Della Mirandola “to [man] it is granted to have whatever he chooses, to be whatever he wills.” Francesco Petrarch the father of humanism, poet and scholar, assembled a library of Greek and roman manuscripts in monasteries and churches Medici Family Ruled Florence during the Renaissance, became wealthy from banking, Florence was a city-state Cosimo […]

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