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Language Variation in Renaissance Italy

Josh Brown   Stockholm University

Renaissance Italy saw the creation of the Italian language and of most major European standard languages. In Italy itself, no political centre dominated the entire peninsular, so no standard language was immediately obvious.

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Culture And Society

The bravest girl in Cremona

It was a sunny Saturday morning when we left Turin (what happened in Turin can be checked out here). Our next destination: Cremona. I know, it’s not that popular. 852 more words

Train Trip

Carnival of Crema 2017

A lil’ bit of history

The Grand Carnival of Crema was a historic festival which  had lost its shine over the centuries. Yet, the tradition recovered it’s importance in the past years and it is now an important event that many people expect for. 242 more words


Eating Thai in Milano

Milan has a grand fascist style train station, a great metro with 4 lines , very cool and interestingly decorated trams and is super easy to navigate. 378 more words