The history of Italy is the history of the modern world. So many pivotal moments in our collective past have taken place in Italy that it can be considered Europe’s historical keystone. In this section, I try to help you understand the varied moments in Italian history. Many for the events and grandeur is well known, Rome and the Renaissance. There are other lesser known events like the Risorgimento to the battlefields of World War I, major city States of Venice and Genova, Kingdoms of Naples and Piedmont.
The following are working documents on general historical events in observations in Italy.
Introduction to the Great War