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.
your hobby is finding things. Would you mind trying to find my gr. grandfathers birth cert.? His name was Cesare Lombardi or O..parents: Melichora Miaone, and Vincent Lombardi. wife Jenny Corsale. 2 children born in Palermo, Melichaora and Vincenzo Lombardi. thank you so much Marie Goodgrl53@hotmail.com