What are the origins and history of the Italians? In order to look at the ethnogenesis of the Italian nation and larger Latin realm we must first delve into the ancient history of the Italian peninsula, which includes many diverse and fascinating groups, who gradually became the Italian and Latin peoples we all know and love today.
In one of my most anticipated and requested videos, we will be briefly going over the many periods of history in the Italian peninsula, including the pre-Roman, Roman, medieval and modern periods, and how the cultures and politics of the past shaped the country of Italy into the nation it is today, as well as looking at the very impressive Italian diaspora worldwide. Thanks for watching!
Rome ( ROHM; Italian: Roma i[ˈroːma]; Latin: Roma [ˈroːma]) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale). Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,872,800 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the fourth... More
Italy (Italian: Italia [iˈtaːlja] ( listen)), officially the Italian Republic (Italian: Repubblica Italiana [reˈpubblika itaˈljaːna]), is a sovereign state in Europe. Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican... More