Volume 21, No. 42

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 42


Nobel Prize MedalFesta della Madonna della Salute
As millions of families across the United States are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving the people of Venice are also preparing to celebrate and give thanks to the Madonna della Salute with a festival in her honor.

When Dino Sang, That Was Amore
Dean Martin’s charisma appealed to all types and ages. The ladies were attracted to his dark good looks and romantic singing voice. Youngsters adored his silly shenanigans with partner Jerry Lewis. But it was Martin’s bon vivant lifestyle that earned the envy of every man.

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Chiesa di San Michele ArcangeloChiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

The Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo (The Church of Saint Michael the Archangel) is located in the piazza Roma in Roccaspinalveti. The church was constructed in the 19th century over top of an ancient chapel that was dedicated to St. Michael.

* Proverb
Chi la vuole cotta e chi la vuole cruda.

* Recipe
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Volume 21, No. 41

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 41


Nobel Prize MedalItalian Nobel Prize Winners
Since 1901 there have been a number of 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.

Dominic Salvatore Gentile: Ace of Aces
Variously called “a one-man Air Force,” “Captain Courageous,” and “the Ace of Aces,” Captain Dominic Gentile had few peers when it came to air combat. Along with his close friend and dedicated wingman, John T. Godfrey, their lethal partnership so plagued Hermann Göring’s Luftwaffe during World War II that they earned the epithet, “Debden Gangsters.”

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Chiesa di San TommasoChiesa di San Tommaso

The Chiesa di San Tommaso is located in the historical center of Roccasecca. It was dedicated in 1275 AD to St. Thomas after his death.

* Proverb
La vita non è tutta rosa.

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Volume 21, No. 40

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 40


Sagra del TordoSagra del Tordo (Festival of the Thrush)
During the last weekend in October the town of Montalcino in the province of Siena, Tuscany hosts the Sagra del Tordo (Festival of the Thrush). This is the biggest and most important event for the town and one that the entire townspeople are involved in.

Italian Hockey Players
Hockey is a fast paced and physical sport played on ice. Here is a list of players with Italian heritage that have played the sport.

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Rocca MaggioreRocca Maggiore

The Rocca Maggiore castle, which dates back to the 13th century, dominates the area overlooking the city of Assisi and the surrounding countryside.

* Proverb
È meglio esser invidiato che compassionato.

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Volume 21, No. 39

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 39


Cristo Redentore MarateaCristo Redentore (Christ the Redeemer)
Maratea, a comune in the Potenza province of Basilicata, is the only town in the region located on the Tyrrhenian coast. It is a hidden gem filled with beautiful sceneries and stunning beaches. Perched on top of Mount San Biagio is the statue of Cristo Redentore (Christ the Redeemer). It is the fourth largest statue in Europe dedicated to Jesus.

Homemade Wine
This two part series takes a look at the process of making homemade wine. It also includes a photo tour taking you through the various steps involved in making your own wine.

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Rocca CalascioRocca Calascio

The castle, located in the Gran Sasso National Park, is built entirely from stone, which is rather impressive considering its location. The castle consists of a square tower located in the center and at each corner you will find a circular tower.

* Proverb
Ogni promessa è debito.

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Volume 21, No. 38

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 38


Perry ComoThe Life of Perry Como
An excellent Italian American crooner and television personality, Perry Como was one of the most successful and popular entertainers of all time. Como was the seventh of 13 children born to his Italian immigrant parents, Pietro and Lucia Como, who came from the region of Abruzzo.

Columbus: Quite a Character!
A crisp fall breeze is upon us and the kids are back in school, which means I, an Italian American reporter, have Columbus Day on the brain. It’s like Christmas or the Super Bowl for Italian America. There are star-studded parades, events, and an entire month devoted to Italian American heritage all because of the mythic explorer Christopher Columbus, better known to Italians as Cristofero Colombo.

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Riserva dello ZingaroRiserva dello Zingaro

The Riserva dello Zingaro is the first nature reserve to be established in Sicily. The reserve is located between the towns of San Vito lo Capo and Castellammare del Golfo.

* Proverb
Il re regna, ma non governa.

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Volume 21, No. 37

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 37


Barcolana Autumn Cup RegattaBarcolana Autumn Cup Regatta
On the second Sunday in October Trieste, the city that embraces the sea, hosts the Barcolana Regatta, which is one of the largest and most popular regattas in the world.

Guide to Buying Property in Italy
When it comes to purchasing land in a different country you need to understand how the process works and what are some potential dangers you may encounter. The process doesn’t have to be scary or difficult. When making a major purchase you need to make sure you do your homework. Understanding how the process works and what you can do to protect yourself will go along way in turning that dream into a reality.

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Riccia Campobasso MoliseRiccia War Monument

Located in the Giacomo Sedati square in Riccia is a bronze war memorial, by Enzo Pucchetti, that is dedicated to the victims of the First and Second World War.

* Proverb
Ogni cuore ha il suo dolore.

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Volume 21, No. 36

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 36


My Interview on the Italian Roots and Genealogy Podcast

I had an opportunity to be on Bob Sorrentino’s podcast Italian Roots and Genealogy. We discussed my family’s journey from Italy as well as my site Italiansrus.com.

La Gioconda (Monna Lisa)
A critical interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting titled La Gioconda, which is more popularly known as the Monna Lisa.

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Vettica Maggiore, PraianoVettica Maggiore, Praiano

A view of the Vettica Maggiore, which is a frazione of Praiano. The beautiful village is located between the towns of Positano and Amalfi along the Amalfi Coast.

* Proverb
La storia si ripete.

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Volume 21, No. 35

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 35


Temple of HerculesTemple of Hercules
The Temple is one of the oldest buildings in Rome and the only surviving sacred structure made of prestigious Greek marble.

Giorgione From Castelfranco
Few painters have had so much fame as Giorgione da Castelfranco, known as Zorzo or Zorzi, during his brief existence and later, but for irony of fate, we know little of his life and of his works, none of them signed, some finished by Titian, many counterfeited in the 17th century.

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Spiaggia GrandeSpiaggia Grande

This photo was taken on the Spiaggia Grande (Big Beach) in Positano. On the left is the Buca di Bacco Hotel and Restaurant. To the right is the Spiaggia Grande and straight ahead are the houses and buildings that line the hills of Positano.

* Proverb
Non si fanno frittate senza rompere le uova.

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Volume 21, No. 34

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 34


Fig TreeFruit of the Gods
Is there anything more tasty and satisfying than sinking your teeth into a delicious fig picked from your very own garden? I am sure if you try hard enough you could come up with something more satisfying but would it be as tasty? This is just one of the many wonderful memories I had growing up.

Eh, Paisano! Pour the Wine
There is a lot that can be learned from having a glass of wine. Not only is it filled with family traditions it also plays an important role in healthy living.

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PompeiPompei

On the right is the bronze statue of the Roman god Apollo. It is situated near the portico of the Temple of Apollo. On the left is the remains of the sanctuary and the altar.

* Proverb
La troppa curiosità spinge l’uccello nella rete.

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Volume 21, No. 33

moltoitalianoVolume 21, No. 33


Treno di DanteTreno di Dante
Take a step back in time on a vintage train that traces Dante Alighieri’s, the Father of the Italian Language, footsteps from Florence, his birthplace in 1265, to Ravenna where he died in 1321.

Folk Dances
There are many traditional folk dances that take place in Italy. This guide will take you through some of these dances. Folk dances may include photos, a video, slideshow and a story about the dance.

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Piazza dei MiracoliPiazza dei Miracoli

The Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa, Tuscany consists of the Baptistery, Cathedral (both seen in photo), the Leaning Tower, and Camposanto Monumentale.

* Proverb
Occhio per occhio, dente per dente.

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