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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 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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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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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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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 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 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 Negative Expressions

non…affato not at all non…mai never non…niente nothing non…nessuno nobody non neanche not even non..piu not any more non…ancora not yet non…ne…ne neither…nor

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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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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

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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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 17: The Renaissance (14-1600 Rebirth Italian and Northen)

What was going on in the Italian Renaissance? Began in Florence, Italy. 1330’s -Humanism developed by Petrarch in Italy. Neoplatonist Philosophy! Rebirth- to Classical values. The perception of God shifted. Widespread Education. 1453 Fall of Constantinople The Medici- Powerful patrons! Commissioned Michelangelo, Raphael, & Botticelli Wealth Art, Science, Religion, Philosophy, Politics. Widespread Education. Renaissance means […]

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italian animals, definite articles, indefinite articles, colors, piacere, avere and plurals

l’echidna porcupine il canguro kangaroo il leone lion l’elefante elephant lo squalo shark la giraffa giraffe la tigre tiger la scimmia monkey la zebra zebra la tartaruga turtle il pesce fish la capra goat il cane dog il malale pig il gatto cat l’asino donkey il bue bull il cavallo horse l’uccello bird le pecora […]

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Italian Zodiac Signs

Capricorno Capricorn Acquario Aquarius Pesci Pisces Ariete Aries Toro Taurus Gemelli Gemini Cancro Cancer Leone Leo Vergine Virgo Bilancia Libra Scorpione Scorpio Sagittario Sagittarius zodiaco zodiac oroscopo horoscope dello of the nato/a born

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IB History: Italian Unification Study Guide

Describe the state of political affairs in Italy in the 1850s. How did Piedmont differ from the other Italian states? During the 1850s, the political affairs within Italy were in disarray as a result of the 1848 revolutions. Once the counterrevolution to the 1848 revolutions took place, Vienna became an independent republic and Tuscany became […]

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History 3: German and Italian Expansion

0a. What is Fascism? Key Features (5) 1. Extreme Nationalism – View of the nation state, its culture and history, as a unifying force. Desire to build up greatness and prestige of the state. Desire to remove foreign influences. Own nation seen as superior to other nations. Autarky. 2. Militarism – Promotion of political violence […]

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IB History. The Move to Global War: Italian Expansion

Mussolini Italian fascist dictator (1883-1945) Abyssinia Ethiopia Avanti Italian newspaper of the extreme left, (revolutionary socialism) whom the editor was Mussolini until 1915. (Lee 89) Fascio di Combattimento name of Mussolini’s first local political party founded in 1919 in Milan, who failed to enter national government. (Lee 89) Partitio Nazionale Frascista political party founded by […]

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Italian Numbers 1-10 + 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100

one uno two due three tre four quattro five cinque six sei seven sette eight otto nine nove ten dieci twenty venti thirty trenta forty quaranta fifty cinquanta sixty sessanta seventy settanta eighty ottanta ninety novanta one hundred cento

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1001 Italian verbs-A

abbandonare to leave, abandon, desert abbandonarsi To let oneself go, to drop abbassare to lower abbassarsi To lower oneself abbinare to match (with) abbracciare to hug, embrace abbracciarsi to hug each other abbronzarsi to tan oneself abitare to inhabit, dwell abituare to get (someone) used to abituarsi to get used to abusare to abuse, misuse […]

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AP Euro Test #2: Italian Renaissance

What was the main difference between medieval education and Renaissance humanist education? medieval scholars studied classics to understand God; humanists studied classics to learn human nature and practical skills What were some courses that were taught at humanist schools in the Renaissance? Roman history, Greek philosophy, and Latin grammar/rhetoric What did humanists believe their method […]

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