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.
hi, Im looking for any information about the difilippi family from castelemare del golfo in sicily. I know there are relatives still there and scarpello( I believe there are two sistwers that own a bakery there).
Hi, Thanks for the help.. every little bit helps. By the way I got an email from a relative that saw a posting... he is a cousin- his grandfather and mine were brothers. After years of hittinf the wall I'm finally getting somewhere. It was a great fathers day present. thanks again joe d.