This anthology is centered around a compilation of term papers written
by students attending Italian Life and Culture; 1000 BC -1500
AD (Ital333) and Italian Life and Culture 1400 AD - Present (Ital334)
at the University of Maryland University College (European Division). Although not professional researchers/writers,
my classmates and I have an interest in sharing our research with
future students of the course (or similar courses elsewhere) and with the
internet community as a whole.
the timelines presented give a chronological
overview that will be useful to the student of Italian
Palimpsest (pal'imp-sest') n. - (1) A
manuscript, typically of papyrus or parchment, that has
been written on more than once, with the earlier writing
incompletely erased and often legible.
(2) An object, place, or
area that reflects its history: "Spaniards in the
sixteenth century . . . saw an ocean moving south . . .
through a palimpsest of bayous and distributary streams
in forested paludal basins" (John McPhee).
-American Heritage Dictionary,
4th ed. 2006. Houghton Mifflin Co.
Palimpsest (pal'imp-sest') noun
manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on
which more than one text has been written with the
earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible
- WordNet® 3.0, © 2006
by Princeton University.
First 400 Years
Effect of Mussolini's
View on Women