Italian Peninsula

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Noun1.Italian Peninsula - a boot-shaped peninsula in southern Europe extending into the Mediterranean Sea
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Republic of San Marino, San Marino - the smallest republic in the world; the oldest independent country in Europe (achieved independence in 301); located in the Apennines and completely surrounded by Italy
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No club from south of the Italian peninsula had ever won the Scudetto.
In the early 19th century, the Italian peninsula, dominated by rival kingdoms and city-states, was derided as a "geographical expression" rather than a country.
Ailyn Agonia/ DOHA THE significant investments of Qatar in the touristic island of Sardinia, located west of the Italian peninsula, has helped boost the popularity of the destination among tourists as well as brought attention to the Sardinian culture, according to Alice Capitanio of the Beltimentas project.
The Roman Empire was unsalvageable after its fall, and it took the Italian Peninsula almost a thousand years to rediscover its classical heritage.
Scholars here examine his description of a seemingly minor urban center on the Italian peninsula as an important advance in European humanistic and antiquarian debates and a groundbreaking work of Renaissance scholarship.
The latter is a tiny country on the Italian peninsula, part of southern Europe.
The ordered G97 wind turbines, rated at 2 MW, are equipped with 97 meter rotors and offer an increased power production at an optimal LCoE (levelised cost of energy) under the specific conditions of the site at the south Italian peninsula. The turbines will be delivered in the third quarter of the next year.
Meanwhile, Chapter five explores the sensual implications of touch for the female gender that began to influence concurrent images of Mary Magdalene in private commissions in the late fifteenth-century northern Italian peninsula. These representations stressed beauty but also authority and intellect thanks to, as the authors propose, "a previously unrecognized countercurrent of philogyny in the otherwise misogynistic Renaissance" (p.
Gambara astutely understood politics and the precarious nature of her inherited position as regent countess of Correggio, employing political maneuvers both to secure her own rule, and, through her writing, to situate her sons in positions of power throughout the Italian peninsula. Political savvy coupled with her appreciation of the importance of self-representation as an instrument of political power informed her poetry, which she used to forge military alliances and to craft her "virtue, piety and fitness for rule" (23).
This findings, are published in Microchemical Journal, are significant as it's the earliest discovery of wine residue in the entire pre-history of the Italian peninsula.

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