As a nation state, Italy has emerged only in 1871. Until then the country was politically divided into a large number of independant cities, provinces and islands. The currently available evidences point out to a dominant Etruscan, Greek and Roman cultural influence on today's Italians.
Hello, does anybody know how to trace any info on orphans? My Mother-in-Law's Mother's Mother was an orphan who was placed in an orphanage in Cavour. We are not sure how to get any additional information about her and where she came from.