Dante at the National Multicultural Festival

Dante at the National Multicultural Festival

Once again the Dante Society participated in the National Multicultural Festival (NMF) held on 8-10 February in Civic. It is unfortunate to note the almost…

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Rome wasn't built in a day

Rome wasn’t built in a day

21 April is generally accepted as marking the foundation of Rome. The likely year is 753 or 752 BC. There is much debate on ‘historical’…

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Poetry corner - Ungaretti

Poetry corner – Ungaretti

Giuseppe Ungaretti was born in Egypt in 1888 and died in Milan in 1970. He is one of Italy’s greatest poets of the XXth century….

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Molto, tanto, poco, troppo!

Molto, tanto, poco, troppo!

The Italian words molto/tanto/troppo/poco can be used as adverbs (words that modify or limit a verb, eg ‘well’, ‘very’) or as adjectives (words that describe…

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Not so black and white!

Not so black and white!

After white we move to black. Note what happens when we put them together. Not so black and white! Per un paio di settimane dopo…

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