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.
Cannot remember the posts where I saw this but some history pages were referenced from Ancestry.com. I did not think anything of it at the time until I wanted to look something up. I cannot figure out how to look up pages like that on Ancestry.
Anyone remember anything about this.
The pages were wonderful but I failed to save the webaddress.