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Italian Peninsula


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Italian Peninsula a boot-shaped peninsula in southern Europe extending into the Mediterranean Sea
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In literature:

It had been able to dominate the Italian peninsula.
"The Story of Mankind" by Hendrik van Loon
The return of the papacy to Rome was far from restoring the influence of the popes over the Italian Peninsula.
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
In order to understand the situation it is necessity at this point to devote some attention to the past history of the Italian peninsula.
"The World War and What was Behind It" by Louis P. Benezet
Italian peninsula a migration route.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
He conquered the Italian peninsula by a series of marches and strategic combats.
"The Art of War" by Baron Henri de Jomini
If one desires a parallel for the Italian operations it is to be found in the later phases of the Peninsula War against Napoleon.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
They were crossing the center of the Italian peninsula.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Of these, the most pressing are those which relate to the Italian Peninsula.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
The French and Italian fleets are at Malta, less than a day distant; the English fleet is off the Gallipoli peninsula.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
The feelings of uneasiness, and vague apprehension of insurrection throughout the Italian Peninsula are nowise abated.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2, No. 12, May, 1851." by Various
The Italian peninsula has always been one of the chief centres of Anarchism.
"Anarchism" by E. V. Zenker
An Italian kingdom to comprise the whole Peninsula would be impossible.
"Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq. Volume II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Portugal follows in scholarship the rest of the peninsula and owed its initiative to contact with Italian sources.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh
In exile he began the task of rousing the Italian people throughout the peninsula to the need of common effort for a common end.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
In the history of the Italian peninsula can we regard the ascendancy of Rome as a gigantic episode?
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
We can see the art of the painter from its first initiation in the Italian peninsula, and among the Flemings.
"A Book of Ghosts" by Sabine Baring-Gould
The Greek Aryans have immigrated to Hellas, and the Italian Aryans are immigrants to the Italian peninsula.
"Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3" by Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
Italian scholarship was slain so far as the peninsula was concerned.
"A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)" by Thomas M. Lindsay
Three thousand years ago the Italian peninsula presented a veritable medley of races.
"The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States" by James Hamilton Lewis
Besides these, and leaving out of account the islands, the Italian peninsula presents four distinct volcanic districts.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various

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In reality, though, the Romans owed more than they ever admitted to their accomplished predecessors and former enemies on the Italian peninsula, the Etruscans .
The Romans further developed the breed after its arrival on the Italian peninsula around the 5th century BCE.