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The Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti is a tertiary academy of fine arts located in Genoa, Italy.
Acqui Terme (Äich) is a city and comune of Piedmont, northern Italy, in the province of Alessandria.
Agata and the Storm (Agata e la tempesta) is a 2004 Italian comedy film directed by Silvio Soldini.
Agliata is a savory and pungent garlic sauce and condiment in Italian cuisine used to flavor and accompany broiled or boiled meats, fish and vegetables.
Augostino Carlini or Agostino Carlini (c. 1718 – 15 August 1790) was an Italian sculptor and painter, who was born in Genoa but settled in England.
Albania (Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia or Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
Albaro is a residential neighbourhood of the Italian city of Genoa, located east of the city centre.
Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French philosopher, author, and journalist.
Alberto Lupo (byname of Alberto Zoboli; 19 December 1924 – 13 August 1984) was an Italian film and television actor best known for his roles in swash-buckling and actions films of the 1960s.
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Aldo Rossi (3 May 1931 – 4 September 1997) was an Italian architect and designer who achieved international recognition in four distinct areas: theory, drawing, architecture and product design.
Alessandro Magnasco (February 4, 1667 – March 12, 1749), also known as il Lissandrino, was an Italian late-Baroque painter active mostly in Milan and Genoa.
Alessandro Stradella (Nepi, 3 April 1639 – Genoa, 25 February 1682) was an Italian composer of the middle Baroque period.
Aleksandr Ivanovich Herzen (also Aleksandr Ivanovič Gercen, Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Ге́рцен) was a Russian writer and thinker known as the "father of Russian socialism" and one of the main fathers of agrarian populism (being an ideological ancestor of the Narodniki, Socialist-Revolutionaries, Trudoviks and the agrarian American Populist Party).
Alexandre Dumas (born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie; 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père ("father"), was a French writer.
Amália Rebordão Rodrigues GCSE, GCIH (23 July 1920 – 6 October 1999), better known as Amália Rodrigues or popularly as Amália, was a Portuguese fadista (fado singer) and actress.
The Americas (also collectively called America)"America." The Oxford Companion to the English Language.
Amore che vieni, amore che vai is a 2008 Italian crime-drama film directed by Daniele Costantini.
The AMT Genova, formally known as the Azienda Mobilità e Trasporti and formerly as the Azienda Municipalizzata Trasporti, is a joint stock company that holds the concession for public transport in the Italian city of Genoa.
An anchovy is a small, common forage fish of the family Engraulidae.
Andrea Doria (30 November 146625 November 1560) was an Italian condottiero and admiral of the Republic of Genoa.
Don Andrea Gallo (18 July 1928 – 22 May 2013) was an Italian presbyter, founder and leader of the community of San Benedetto al Porto of Genoa.
Andries van Eertvelt (1590 – 1652), was a Flemish painter, draughtsman and engraver who was one of the first Flemish artists to specialize in marine art.
Angelo Bagnasco (born 14 January 1943) is an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
Angelo Branduardi (born February 12, 1950), is an Italian folk/folk rock singer-songwriter and composer who scored relative success in Italy and European countries such as France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Greece.
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino (22 February 1909 - 21 August 1987) was an Italian composer, he was born in Genoa.
Ansaldo Energia, an Italian power engineering company.
Ansaldo Signalling and Transportation Systems (Ansaldo STS) is an Italian transportation company with a global presence in the field of railway signalling and integrated transport systems for passenger traffic (Railway / Mass Transit) and freight operations.
Antonio de Noli (born 1415 or possibly 1419) was a 15th-century Genoese nobleman and navigator, and the first governor of the earliest European overseas colony in Subsaharan Africa.
Sir Anthony van Dyck (many variant spellings; 22 March 1599 – 9 December 1641) was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, after enjoying great success in Italy and the Southern Netherlands.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (ɐnˈton ˈpavɫəvʲɪtɕ ˈtɕɛxəf; 29 January 1860 – 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short-story writer, who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history.
Anton Maria Maragliano (18 September 1664 – 7 March 1739) was an Italian sculptor of the Baroque period, known primarily for his wooden statues.
Antonello da Messina, properly Antonello di Giovanni di Antonio, but also called Antonello degli Antoni and Anglicized as Anthony of Messina (1430February 1479), was an Italian painter from Messina, Sicily, active during the Italian Renaissance.
Antonio Canova (1 November 1757 – 13 October 1822) was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor, famous for his marble sculptures.
The AON Open Challenger is a tennis tournament held in Genoa, Italy since 2003.
The Apennines or Apennine Mountains (Ἀπέννινα ὄρη; Appenninus or Apenninus Mons—a singular used in the plural;Apenninus has the form of an adjective, which would be segmented Apenn-inus, often used with nouns such as mons (mountain) or Greek ὄρος oros, but just as often used alone as a noun. The ancient Greeks and Romans typically but not always used "mountain" in the singular to mean one or a range; thus, "the Apennine mountain" refers to the entire chain and is translated "the Apennine mountains". The ending can vary also by gender depending on the noun modified. The Italian singular refers to one of the constituent chains rather than to a single mountain and the Italian plural refers to multiple chains rather than to multiple mountains. Appennini) are a mountain range consisting of parallel smaller chains extending along the length of peninsular Italy.
An aquarium (plural: aquariums or aquaria) is a vivarium of any size having at least one transparent side in which aquatic plants or animals are kept and displayed.
The Aquarium of Genoa (in Italian: Acquario di Genova) is the largest aquarium in Italy and in Europe.
The Arco della Vittoria (Victory Arch), also known as Monumento ai Caduti or Arco dei Caduti (Arch of the Fallen), is a memorial arch located in in Genoa, Italy.
Arenzano (local Insën) is a coastal town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, Italy.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.
Arte Povera (literally poor art) is a contemporary art movement.
Arturo Issel (Genoa April 11, 1842 – Genoa November 27, 1922) was an Italian geologist, palaeontologist, malacologist and archaeologist, born in Genoa.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
Athletic Genova is an Italian basketball club from Genoa.
Achtung! Banditi! also known as Attention! Bandits! is a 1951 Italian World War II film drama directed by Carlo Lizzani and starring Gina Lollobrigida and Andrea Checchi.
Augusto Rivalta (1835 or 1838 – April 14, 1925 in Florence) was an Italian sculptor.
Ausonio Franchi (real name Cristoforo Bonavino) (24 February 1821, at Pegli, province of Genoa – 12 September 1895, at Genoa) was an Italian philosopher and editor.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
The Aveto Natural Regional Park is a natural park in Metropolitan City of Genoa, in the Liguria region of northern Italy). It was established in 1995.
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Azulejo (or, or, from the Arabic al zellige زليج) is a form of Spanish and Portuguese painted tin-glazed ceramic tilework.
Bagnun is a soup, with anchovies as the primary ingredient, which originated in the 19th century near Sestri Levante in the province of Genoa (Italy).
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Banca Carige S.p.A. (Cassa di Risparmio di Genova e Imperia Bank) is an Italian bank based in Genoa, Italy and it comprehend more than 500 bank locations in Italy.
The Bank of Saint George (Casa delle compere e dei banchi di San Giorgio or informally as Ufficio di San Giorgio or Banco) was a financial institution of the Republic of Genoa.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
Barnaba da Modena was a mid-14th-century Italian painter who painted in a style that was still much indebted to the Byzantine model.
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Bartolomeo Bianco (1590 – 1657) was an Italian architect of the early Baroque.
Bartolomeo Pagano (27 September 1878 - 24 June 1947) was an Italian motion picture actor.
The Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato is a Catholic cathedral in Genoa, northern Italy; its decoration employed the major baroque studios and artists in Genoa in the 17th century.
Behind Closed Shutters (Persiane chiuse) is a 1951 Italian crime film directed by Luigi Comencini.
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Giuseppe Piero "Beppe" Grillo (born 21 July 1948) is an Italian comedian, actor, blogger and political activist.
Bernardo Castello (or Castelli) (1557–1629) was an Italian painter of the late-Mannerist style, active mainly in Genoa and Liguria.
Bernardo Strozzi, named il Cappuccino and il Prete Genovese (c. 1581 – 2 August 1644) was an Italian Baroque painter and engraver.
Beyoğlu is a district located on the European side of İstanbul, Turkey, separated from the old city (historic peninsula of Constantinople) by the Golden Horn.
The Bisagno (in Ligurian Besagno) is a stream of Liguria (Italy).
Boccadasse (Bocadâze in Genoese) is an old mariners' neighbourhood of the Italian city of Genoa.
Bogliasco (Boggiasco) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about southeast of Genoa.
Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, abbreviated Bogotá, D.C., and formerly known as Santafé de Bogotá between 1991 and 2000, is the capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District, although often thought of as part of Cundinamarca.
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Bolzaneto is a quarter of the city of Genoa, in northwest Italy, and is part of the Municipality Valpolcevera of Genoa.
Bonifaci, Bonifatz, or Bonifacio Calvo (fl. 1253–1266) was a Genoese troubadour of the late thirteenth century.
The Libro del Conosçimiento de todos los rregnos or Book of Knowledge of All Kingdoms, also known as the Book of All Kingdoms, is an anonymous 14th-century Castilian geographical and armorial manual (dated to ca. 1385).
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
Brös (also Bros, Bross, Brus or Bruss) is a Piedmont and Liguria cheese preparation of cheese and grappa which, in former centuries, was typical of the peasant cuisine of the Upper Langa and West Liguria Its pungent flavour gave rise to the proverb “Only love is stronger than Brös”.
Brescia (Lombard: Brèsa,, or; Brixia; Bressa) is a city and comune in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy.
Brothers of Italy (Fratelli d'Italia, FdI) is a national-conservative political party in Italy led by Giorgia Meloni.
Bruno Lauzi (8 August 1937 – 24 October 2006) was an Italian singer-songwriter, poet and writer.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Buio Pesto is a musical dialectal band from the small town of Bogliasco near Genoa, Italy.
Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.
Buridda is a seafood soup or stew in Italian cuisine from Liguria in northern Italy.
Cabiria is a 1914 Italian epic silent film, directed by Giovanni Pastrone and shot in Turin.
Caffaro di Rustico da Caschifellone (1080 – c. 1164) was a statesman, diplomat, admiral and historian of the Republic of Genoa.
Ernesto Camillo Sivori, (October 25, 1815 – February 18, 1894) was an Italian virtuoso violinist and composer.
Camogli (Genoese: Camuggi or Camoggi) is a fishing village and tourist resort located on the west side of the peninsula of Portofino, on the Golfo Paradiso in the Riviera di Levante, in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, northern Italy.
Capo di Ponte (Co de Pút in camunian dialect) is an Italian comune in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.
Cappon magro (or capón magro in Ligurian), is an elaborate Genoese salad of seafood and vegetables over hardtack arranged into a decorative pyramid and dressed with a rich sauce.
Michelangelo Merisi (Michele Angelo Merigi or Amerighi) da Caravaggio (28 September 1571 – 18 July 1610) was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily from the early 1590s to 1610.
Carlo Barabino (February 11, 1768 -September 3, 1835) was a prominent Italian architect of the Neoclassic period, active mainly in his native Genoa.
Carlo Bo (25 January 1911 – 21 July 2001) was a poet, literary critic, a professor and Life senator of Italy (from 1984).
Carlo Giuliani, Boy (Carlo Giuliani, ragazzo) is a 2002 Italian documentary film directed by Francesca Comencini.
Casella is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about northeast of Genoa.
Cassine (Piedmontese: Cassèine) is a town and commune of the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont.
Castelletto is a residential quarter of Genoa, north-western Italy.
Castelsardo (Castheddu, Casteddu Sardu) is a town and comune in Sardinia, Italy, located in the northwest of the island within the Province of Sassari, at the east end of the Gulf of Asinara.
Saint Catherine of Genoa (Caterina Fieschi Adorno, 1447 – 15 September 1510) was an Italian Roman Catholic saint and mystic, admired for her work among the sick and the poor and remembered because of various writings describing both these actions and her mystical experiences.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The centre-right coalition (coalizione di centro-destra) is a political alliance of political parties in Italy, active—under several forms and names—since 1994, when Silvio Berlusconi entered politics and formed his Forza Italia party.
Cesare Pugni (Цезарь Пуни) (31 May 1802&ndash) born in Genoa, was an Italian composer of ballet music, a pianist and a violinist.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
Chiavari (Ciävai) is a small town in the province of Genoa, Italy.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Christ of the Abyss (Italian: Il Cristo degli Abissi) is a submerged bronze statue of Jesus Christ by, the original cast of which is located in the Mediterranean Sea, off San Fruttuoso, between Camogli and Portofino on the Italian Riviera.
Christopher Columbus (before 31 October 145120 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer.
The Christopher Columbus House in Genoa is an 18th-century reconstruction of the house in which Christopher Columbus grew up.
The Cinque Terre (Çinque Tære, meaning "Five Lands") is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera.
Cioppino is a fish stew originating in San Francisco, California.
Circoli was an Italian language bimonthly literary magazine published in Genoa, Italy, between 1931 and 1936.
Clemson University is an American public, coeducational, land-grant and sea-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina.
Cobblestone is a natural building material based on cobble-sized stones, and is used for pavement roads, streets, and buildings.
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.
Columbus is the state capital and the most populous city in Ohio.
Constance Wilde (2 January 1859 – 7 April 1898), born Constance Mary Lloyd, was the wife of Irish playwright Oscar Wilde and the mother of their two sons, Cyril and Vyvyan.
Constanța (Κωνστάντζα or Κωνστάντια, Konstantia, Кюстенджа or Констанца, Köstence), historically known as Tomis (Τόμις), is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Romania.
The Coppa Italia (Italian for Italy Cup; officially known as TIM Cup because of its sponsorship) is an Italian football annual cup competition.
Cornelis de Wael (Antwerp, 1592 – Rome, 1667) was a Flemish painter, engraver and merchant who was primarily active in Genoa in Italy.
Cornigliano, also called Cornigliano Ligure (the official name of the former municipality) is a western quarter of the Italian city of Genoa.
Corso Italia is the main promenade of Genoa, Italy.
Corzetti or Croxetti (in Genoese dialect curzetti) are a kind of pasta typical of the Ligurian cuisine of north-west Italy, and traditional also in the area of Novi Ligure just across the border with Piedmont in the Province of Alessandria.
Costa Crociere S.p.A., operating as Costa Cruises (Costa Crociere), is an Italian cruise line, based in Genoa, Italy, owned by Carnival Corporation & plc.
Costa Rica ("Rich Coast"), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island.
A council house is a form of public or social housing built by local municipalities in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
A court painter was an artist who painted for the members of a royal or noble family, sometimes on a fixed salary and on an exclusive basis where the artist was not supposed to undertake other work.
Crêuza de mä is the eleventh studio album by Fabrizio De André.
Cremona is a city and comune in northern Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left bank of the Po River in the middle of the Pianura Padana (Po Valley).
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
The Crusades were a series of religious wars sanctioned by the Latin Church in the medieval period.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
CUS Genova Hockey is an Italian field hockey club based in Genoa, Italy.
Cyprus (Κύπρος; Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
The Castello d'Albertis, or D'Albertis Castle is a historical residence in Genoa, north-western Italy.
Dalian is a major city and seaport in the south of Liaoning Province, China.
Daniela Dessì (14 May 1957 – 20 August 2016) was an Italian operatic soprano, born in Genoa.
Days and Clouds (Giorni e nuvole) is a 2007 Italian drama film directed by Silvio Soldini.
A defensive wall is a fortification usually used to protect a city, town or other settlement from potential aggressors.
Deledda International School is a semi-private English-speaking school in Genoa, Italy.
Delia Boccardo (born 29 January 1948) is an Italian film, television and stage actress.
The Delle Piane is a very ancient and noble Italian family with a long tradition of military and civil service.
Demand-responsive transport, also known as demand-responsive transit (DRT), demand-responsive service US National Transit Database, Dial-a-Ride transit (DART) or flexible transport services.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo), also known as DR Congo, the DRC, Congo-Kinshasa or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
The Derby della Lanterna, Italian for the "Derby of the Lantern", is Genoa's local derby, played by U.C. Sampdoria and Genoa C.F.C. It takes place at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, which both clubs share.
Deutsche Schule Genua (Scuola Germanica di Genova) is a German international school in Genoa, Italy.
Deva (Hungarian: Déva, Hungarian pronunciation:; German: Diemrich, Schlossberg, Denburg; Latin: Sargetia; Turkish: Deve, Devevar) is a city in Romania, in the historical region of Transylvania, on the left bank of the Mureș River.
Di che segno sei? (translation: What's Your Sign?) is a 1975 Italian comedy film directed by Sergio Corbucci, starring Alberto Sordi.
Diaz – Don't Clean Up This Blood, or only Diaz, is a 2012 Italian-French-Romanian drama film directed by Daniele Vicari, focusing on the final days of the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa, Italy, when police stormed Armando Diaz, a school in Genoa.
Dino Campana (20 August 1885 – 1 March 1932) was an Italian visionary poet.
The Doge of Genoa (Ligurian: Dûxe, pron. /'dy:ʒe/; Januensium dux et populi defensor, "Commander of the Genoese and Defender of the People") was the ruler of the Republic of Genoa, a communal republic, from 1339 until the state's extinction in 1797.
The Doge's Palace (Italian: Palazzo Ducale) is a historical building in Genoa, northern Italy.
Domenico Piola (1627 – 8 April 1703) was a Genoese painter of the Baroque period.
The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.
Don Pasquale is an opera buffa, or comic opera, in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti with an Italian libretto completed largely by Giovanni Ruffini as well as the composer.
In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which new candidate medications are discovered.
Ecce Homo is the title of a series of paintings by the Italian Renaissance master Antonello da Messina.
Ecce Homo (c. 1605/6 or 1609 according to John Gash) is a painting by the Italian master Caravaggio.
Ecuador (Ikwadur), officially the Republic of Ecuador (República del Ecuador, which literally translates as "Republic of the Equator"; Ikwadur Ripuwlika), is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Edoardo Alfieri (1913 in Foggia, Italy – 1998 in Sanremo, Italy) was an Italian sculptor.
The Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art in Genoa is an important collection of Asian art, one of the most significative collections in Europe and in Italy, along with the museums of Venice and Rome.
ERG S.p.A. is a publicly listed Italian energy company, founded in 1938, and based in Genoa, Italy.
Edoardo Sanguineti (9 December 1930 – 18 May 2010) was a Genoese poet, writer and academic, universally considered one of the major Italian authors of the second half of the twentieth century.
El-Mina or El Mina (Arabic: الميناء / ALA-LC: al-Mīnā’, which means "the harbour"), is a coastal independent town in Tripoli Northern Lebanon.
El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador (República de El Salvador, literally "Republic of The Savior"), is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America.
Eleonora Rossi Drago, born Palmira Omiccioli, (23 September 1925 – 2 December 2007) was an Italian film actress.
An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.
Emanuele Luzzati (3 June 1921 – 26 January 2007) was an Italian painter, production designer, illustrator, film director and animator.
Emilio Scanavino (Genoa, 28 February 1922 – Milan, 28 November 1986) was an Italian painter and sculptor.
Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.
Enrico Accatino (August 20, 1920 – July 16, 2007) was an Italian abstract painter, sculptor, designer, and advocate of a new Italian culture tied to textiles.
Enrico Alberto d'Albertis (23 March 1846 – 3 March 1932) was an Italian navigator, writer, philologist, ethnologist and philanthropist.
Equatorial Guinea (Guinea Ecuatorial, Guinée équatoriale, Guiné Equatorial), officially the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (República de Guinea Ecuatorial, République de Guinée équatoriale, República da Guiné Equatorial), is a country located in Central Africa, with an area of.
Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget L. M. Ericsson) is a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company headquartered in Stockholm.
Ernesto Rayper (1 November 1840, Genoa - 5 August 1873, Stella) was an Italian painter and engraver.
Esaote SpA is an Italian company operating in the biomedical sector that deals with the design, production, sale and maintenance of equipment for medical diagnostics.
Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World is an annual reference publication in print and online that provides statistics and other information on the living languages of the world.
Eugenio Montale (12 October 1896 – 12 September 1981) was an Italian poet, prose writer, editor and translator, and recipient of the 1975 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union (EU) for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong pan-European dimension.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet and critic, as well as a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement.
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American fiction writer, whose works illustrate the Jazz Age.
Fabio Luisi (born 17 January 1959) is an Italian conductor.
Fabrizio Cristiano De André (18 February 1940 – 11 January 1999) was an Italian singer-songwriter.
Farinata, socca, torta di ceci, or cecina is a type of thin, unleavened pancake or crêpe of chickpea flour originating in Genoa and later a typical food of the Ligurian Sea coast, from Nice to Elba island.
Father and Son (Padre e figlio) is a 1994 drama film written and directed by Pasquale Pozzessere.
Felice Romani (31 January 178828 January 1865) was an Italian poet and scholar of literature and mythology who wrote many librettos for the opera composers Donizetti and Bellini.
Fernanda Pivano (18 July 1917 – 18 August 2009) was an Italian writer, journalist, translator and critic.
The Festival della Scienza is an annual science festival held in Genoa, Italy.
Filippo Parodi (1630 – 22 July 1702) was an Italian sculptor of the Baroque period, "Genoa's first and greatest native Baroque sculptor".
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
The flag of England is derived from St George's Cross (heraldic blazon: Argent, a cross gules).
Flags of the World (abbreviated FOTW or FotW) is an Internet-based vexillological association and resource.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
Florida International University (FIU) is a metropolitan public research university in Greater Miami, Florida.
The FIU School of Architecture is the architecture school at Florida International University, located in Miami, Florida in the United States.
A football team is a group of players selected to play together in the various team sports known as football.
Forza ItaliaThe name is not usually translated into English: forza is the second-person singular imperative of ''forzare'', in this case translating to "to compel" or "to press", and so means something like "Forward, Italy", "Come on, Italy" or "Go, Italy!".
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Francesco Baccini (born 4 October 1960) is an Italian singer-songwriter.
Francesco Guccini (born 14 June 1940) is an Italian singer-songwriter, considered one of the most important cantautori.
Francesco Maria Schiaffino (1688 – January 3, 1763) was an Italian sculptor of the Rococo or late-Baroque, mainly active in his native city of Genoa.
Francesco Messina (15 December 1900 – 13 September 1995) was an Italian sculptor of the 20th century.
Monsignor Francesco Repetto (Genoa, 1914–1984) was an Italian priest and librarian.
Saint Francis of Paola, O.M. (or: Francesco di Paola or Saint Francis the Fire Handler; 27 March 1416 – 2 April 1507) was an Italian mendicant friar and the founder of the Roman Catholic Order of Minims.
Franco Albini (17 October 1905 – 1 November 1977) was an Italian Neo-Rationalist architect, designer and university instructor in design.
Franco Egidio Malerba (born 10 October 1946 in Busalla, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Italy) is an astronaut.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, philologist and a Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history.
A funicular is one of the modes of transport, along with a cable railway and an inclined elevator, which uses a cable traction for movement on a steep slope.
Gabon, officially the Gabonese Republic (République gabonaise), is a sovereign state on the west coast of Central Africa.
Gabriello Chiabrera (8 June 155214 October 1638) was an Italian poet, sometimes called the Italian Pindar.
Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (29 November 1797 – 8 April 1848) was an Italian composer.
Galata (in Greek was known as Galatas (Γαλατᾶς, Galatás)) was a neighbourhood opposite Constantinople (today's Istanbul, Turkey), located at the northern shore of the Golden Horn, the inlet which separates it from the historic peninsula of old Constantinople.
Galeazzo Alessi (1512 – December 30, 1572) was an Italian architect from Perugia, known throughout Europe for his distinctive style based on his enthusiasm for ancient architecture.
The Gallo-Italian, Gallo-Italic, Gallo-Cisalpine or simply Cisalpine languages constitute the majority of the Romance languages of northern Italy.
The garfish (Belone belone), or sea needle, is a pelagic, oceanodromous needlefish found in brackish and marine waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Black, and Baltic Seas.
Garlic (Allium sativum) is a species in the onion genus, Allium.
General della Rovere (Il generale Della Rovere) is a 1959 Italian film directed by Roberto Rossellini.
A genoa sail is a type of large jib or staysail that extends past the mast and so overlaps the main sail when viewed from the side, sometimes eliminating it.
Genoa Cricket and Football Club, commonly referred to simply as Genoa, is a professional Italian football and cricket club based in the city of Genoa, Liguria.
Genoa cake (also simply Genoa) is a fruit cake consisting of sultanas, currants or raisins, glacé cherries, almonds, and candied orange peel or essence, cooked in a batter of flour, eggs, butter and sugar.
Genoa Cathedral, Cathedral of Saint Lawrence (Duomo di Genova, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Italian city of Genoa.
Genoa Airport (Aeroporto di Genova) also named Cristoforo Colombo Airport, and commonly named Aeroporto di Genova-Sestri Ponente (Genoa-Sestri Ponente Airport, after the city district where it is located) is an international airport built on an artificial peninsula, west of Genoa, Italy.
The GREAT Campus is a scientific technology park located on the Erzelli hill in Genoa, in Northwest Italy.
L'Esposizione Internazionale Specializzata Genova '92 - Colombo '92 (in English International Exhibition Genoa '92 - Colombo '92) or more informally Expo 1992, held in Genoa, Italy from 15 May to 15 August 1992.
A Genoa low (also known as Genoa Cyclogenesis, Ligurian Depression, or V(5)-track cyclone) is a cyclone that forms or intensifies from a pre-existing cyclone to the south of the Alps over the Gulf of Genoa, Ligurian Sea, Po Valley and northern Adriatic.
The Genoa Metro (Metropolitana di Genova) is a light metro consisting of a single line that connects the centre of Genoa, Italy with the suburb of Rivarolo Ligure, to the north-west of the city centre.
Genoa salami is a variety of salami commonly believed to have originated in the area of Genoa.
Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which includes a number of streets and palaces in the center of Genoa, in Northwestern Italy.
Genoese lace is bobbin lace from Genoa.
The Genoese Navy (Marineria Genovese), also known as the Genoese Fleet, was the naval contingent of the Republic of Genoa's military.
A genoise (or;; Genoese cake or Genovese cake; rarely spelled "génoise" in English) is an Italian sponge cake named after the city of Genoa and associated with Italian and French cuisine.
Genova (released in the US as A Summer in Genoa) is a film directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Colin Firth, Catherine Keener, and Hope Davis.
Genova Brignole railway station is the second largest station of Genoa, northern Italy; it is located on Piazza Verdi in the town center at the foot of the Montesano hill (the main long distance station is Genova Piazza Principe station).
Genova Piazza Principe railway station (commonly called Genova Principe or incorrectly Genova Porta Principe) is the central station of Genoa and is located on Piazza Acquaverde, occupying the entire north side of Via Andrea Doria—where the station entrance is located—in the town centre and a short distance from the Palazzo del Principe, from which it takes its name.
Genova Sampierdarena railway station (Stazione di Genova Sampierdarena) is located in Piazza Montano, in the Sampierdarena district of Genoa, Italy.
Genovese basil (in Ligurian language baxaicò or baxeicò) is a cultivar of Ocimum basilicum (sweet basil).
Genovese sauce is a rich, onion-based pasta sauce from the region of Campania, Italy.
Three European Union schemes of geographical indications and traditional specialties, known as protected designation of origin (PDO), protected geographical indication (PGI), and traditional specialities guaranteed (TSG), promote and protect names of quality agricultural products and foodstuffs.
Germano Celant (born in Genoa, 1940) is an Italian art historian, critic and curator who coined the term "Arte Povera" (poor art) in 1967 and wrote many articles and books on the subject.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Marquis Giacomo Doria (1 November 1840 – 19 September 1913) was an Italian naturalist, botanist, herpetologist, and politician.
Giacomo Legi (±1600, probably in Liège or Prince-Bishopric of Liège, possibly in Antwerp - between 1640 and 1645, Milan) was a Baroque painter of Flemish descent who was active principally in northern Italy during the first half of the 17th century.
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".
Gian Franco Reverberi (born 12 December 1934 in Genoa) is an Italian composer and musician.
Gian Piero Reverberi (born 29 July 1939 in Genoa) is an Italian pianist, composer, arranger, conductor, and entrepreneur.
Gianchetti (also bianchetti) are the whitebait of the pesce azzurro of the Mediterranean (sardines and anchovies, etc.), caught with special nets in the early months of the year.
Gianni Baget Bozzo (8 March 1925 – 8 May 2009) was an Italian Catholic priest and politician.
The Giardino botanico Clelia Durazzo Grimaldi is a small botanical garden located on the grounds of the Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini in Pegli, a suburb of Genoa, Italy.
Amerigo Armando Gilberto Govi (22 October 1885 – 28 April 1966) was an Italian film and stage actor and screenwriter.
Luigi "Gino" Coppedè (26 September 1866 – 20 September 1927) was an Italian architect, sculptor and decorator.
Gino Paoli (born 23 September 1934 in Monfalcone) is an Italian singer-songwriter.
Gioia Tauro is a comune (municipality) in the province of Reggio Calabria, in Calabria (Italy), on the Tyrrhenian coast.
Giorgio Caproni (Livorno, 7 January 1912 – 22 January 1990, Rome) was an Italian poet, literary critic and translator, especially from French.
Giovan Battista Carpi (November 16, 1927 – March 8, 1999) was an Italian comics artist.
Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli (1507 – 31 August 1563), also known as Giovann'Agnolo Montorsoli, was a Florentine sculptor and Servite friar.
Giovanni Battista Baliani (1582 – 1666) was an Italian mathematician, physicist and astronomer.
Giovanni Battista Gaulli (8 May 1639 – 2 April 1709), also known as Baciccio or Baciccia (Genoese nicknames for Giovanni Battista), was an Italian artist working in the High Baroque and early Rococo periods.
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (baptized 23 March 16095 May 1664) was an Italian Baroque artist, painter, printmaker and draftsman, of the Genoese school.
Giovanni Paolo Oliva (4 October 1600 – 26 November 1681) was the eleventh Superior General of the Society of Jesus.
Giovanni Pisano (c. 1250 – c. 1315) was an Italian sculptor, painter and architect, who worked in the cities of Pisa, Siena and Pistoia.
Giovanni Ruffini (1807, Genoa – 1881) was an Italian poet of the early 19th century.
Giovine Orchestra Genovese (also known as GOG) is an Italian music organization, concert society and cultural association, founded in 1912 in Genoa by Giovanni Semeria.
Girolamo Grimaldi-Cavalleroni (20 August 1597– 4 November 1685) was an Italian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop of Aix.
Giuliano Montaldo (born 22 February 1930 in Genoa) is an Italian film director.
Giulio Monteverde (8 October 1837 – 3 October 1917) was an Italian naturalist sculptor and teacher.
Giulio Romano, also known as Giulio Pippi, (c. 1499 – 1 November 1546) was an Italian painter and architect.
Giuseppe Dossetti (13 February 1913 – 15 December 1996) was an Italian jurist, a politician and from 1958 onward a Catholic priest.
Giuseppe Mazzini (22 June 1805 – 10 March 1872) was an Italian politician, journalist, activist for the unification of Italy and spearhead of the Italian revolutionary movement.
Giuseppe Siri (20 May 1906 – 2 May 1989) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Genoa from 1946 to 1987, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1953 by Pope Pius XII.
Giuseppe Taddei (26 June 1916 – 2 June 2010) was an Italian lyric baritone, who performed mostly the operas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Giuseppe Verdi.
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian opera composer.
Goffredo Mameli (Genoa, 5 September 1827 – Rome, 6 July 1849), an Italian patriot, poet, and writer was a notable figure in the Italian Risorgimento.
The Golden Legend (Latin: Legenda aurea or Legenda sanctorum) is a collection of hagiographies by Blessed Jacobus de Varagine that was widely read in late medieval Europe.
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
Green sauce is a family of cold, uncooked sauces based on herbs, including the spanish salsa verde, the French sauce verte, the italian salsa verde, the German Grüne Soße or Frankfurter Grie Soß (Frankfurt dialect), and the Argentinian chimichurri.
Gregorio de Ferrari (c. 1647–1726) was an Italian Baroque painter of the Genoese school.
Grimaldo Canella (d. c. 1184) was the youngest son of Otto Canella and Consul of Genoa in 1162, 1170, and 1184.
The G8, reformatted as G7 from 2014 due to the suspension of Russia's participation, was an inter-governmental political forum from 1997 until 2014, with the participation of some major industrialized countries in the world, that viewed themselves as democracies.
Guayaquil, officially Santiago de Guayaquil (St.), is the largest and the most populous city in Ecuador, with around 2 million people in the metropolitan area, as well as the nation's main port.
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (February 8, 1591 – December 22, 1666), best known as Guercino, or il Guercino, was an Italian Baroque painter and draftsman from the region of Emilia, and active in Rome and Bologna.
Guido Gustavo Gozzano (December 19, 1883 – August 9, 1916) was an Italian poet and writer.
Guido Reni (4 November 1575 – 18 August 1642) was an Italian painter of high-Baroque style.
Guillelma de Rosers (fl. 1235–1265), also spelled Guilleuma, Guillielma, Guilielma, or Guilhelma, was a Provençal trobairitz of the mid-thirteenth century, one of the last known trobairitz.
Guinea, officially the Republic of Guinea (République de Guinée), is a country on the western coast of Africa.
The Gulf of Genoa (Golfo di Genova) is the northernmost part of the Ligurian Sea.
Gustave Flaubert (12 December 1821 – 8 May 1880) was a French novelist.
A hagiography is a biography of a saint or an ecclesiastical leader.
Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a sovereign state located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea.
Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.
Hebron (الْخَلِيل; חֶבְרוֹן) is a Palestinian.
Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (13 December 1797 – 17 February 1856) was a German poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic.
Henry, known as Enrico Pescatore (i.e., the fisherman), was a Genoese adventurer, privateer and pirate active in the Mediterranean at the beginning of the thirteenth century.
High Crime (La polizia incrimina la legge assolve, La policía detiene, la ley juzga) is a 1973 Italian-Spanish poliziottesco film directed by Enzo G. Castellari.
High technology, often abbreviated to high tech (adjective forms high-technology, high-tech or hi-tech) is technology that is at the cutting edge: the most advanced technology available.
The club was founded on 7 September 1893 as Genoa Cricket & Athletic Club.
The Holy Chalice, also known as the Holy Grail, is the vessel which in Christian tradition Jesus used at the Last Supper to serve the wine.
Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras), is a republic in Central America.
Hotel Bristol Palace is a 4-star Luxury hotel in Genoa, Italy on Via XX Settembre.
The House of Grimaldi is associated with the history of the Republic of Genoa, Italy and of the Principality of Monaco.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
Hydrography is the branch of applied sciences which deals with the measurement and description of the physical features of oceans, seas, coastal areas, lakes and rivers, as well as with the prediction of their change over time, for the primary purpose of safety of navigation and in support of all other marine activities, including economic development, security and defence, scientific research, and environmental protection.
Ignazio Gardella (30 March 1905 in Milan, Lombardy – 16 March 1999) was an Italian architect and designer.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor.
Il Cannone Guarnerius of 1743 is a violin fabricated by Italian luthier Giuseppe Antonio Guarneri of Cremona (1698–1744).
"Il Canto degli Italiani" ("The Song of the Italians" or "The Chant of the Italians") is the national anthem of Italy.
Il Secolo XIX (Il Secolo Decimono) is an Italian newspaper published in Genoa, Italy, founded in March 1886, subsequently acquired by Ferdinando Maria Perrone in 1897 from Ansaldo.
According to Christian tradition, the Image of Edessa was a holy relic consisting of a square or rectangle of cloth upon which a miraculous image of the face of Jesus had been imprinted—the first icon ("image").
In the Beginning There Was Underwear (In principio erano le mutande) is a 1999 Italian romantic comedy film written and directed by Anna Negri.
The International Cartoonists Exhibition is an annual art exhibition held in Rapallo, Liguria, Italy.
The Istituto Giannina Gaslini is a paediatric hospital located in Genoa Quarto dei Mille, Italy, founded by Gerolamo Gaslini (Count of Saint Jerome).
The Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) (in English: Italian Institute of Technology) is a scientific research centre based in Genoa (Italy, EU).
This is a list of Italian Ministers of Economy and Finances since the Ministry of Economy and Finances' creation in 2001 by the fusion of two former ministries, the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Finances.
The Italian National Institute of Statistics (Italian: Istituto Nazionale di Statistica; Istat) is the main producer of official statistics in Italy.
The Italian Riviera, or Ligurian Riviera (Riviera ligure; Rivêa ligure) is the narrow coastal strip which lies between the Ligurian Sea and the mountain chain formed by the Maritime Alps and the Apennines.
Italy is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world, and Italian wines are known worldwide for their broad variety.
The Italians (Italiani) are a Latin European ethnic group and nation native to the Italian peninsula.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
The Italy national rugby union team competes annually in the Six Nations Championship against the other top rugby teams in Europe.
Ivano Alberto Fossati (born 21 September 1951) is an Italian pop singer from Genoa.
Jacme or Iacme Gril(s) (Giacomo Grillo; fl. 1244–1262) was a Genoese troubadour of the mid-thirteenth century.
Jacopo De Fazio, best known as the blessed Jacobus da Varagine (Giacomo da Varazze, Jacopo da Varazze; c. 1230July 13 or July 16, 1298) was an Italian chronicler and archbishop of Genoa.
Jan Massijs or Jan Matsys (c.1510 – 8 October 1575) was a Flemish Renaissance painter known for his history paintings, genre scenes and landscapes.
Jan Roos (1591 in Antwerp – 1638 in Genoa), was a Flemish artist who, after training in Anwerp, mainly worked in Italy where he was called Giovanni Rosa.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jean Nouvel (born 12 August 1945) is a French architect.
John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto; c. 1450 – c. 1500) was a Venetian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of the coast of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England was the first European exploration of coastal North America since the Norse visits to Vinland in the eleventh century.
John the Baptist (יוחנן המטביל Yokhanan HaMatbil, Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτιστής, Iōánnēs ho baptistḗs or Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτίζων, Iōánnēs ho baptízōn,Lang, Bernhard (2009) International Review of Biblical Studies Brill Academic Pub p. 380 – "33/34 CE Herod Antipas's marriage to Herodias (and beginning of the ministry of Jesus in a sabbatical year); 35 CE – death of John the Baptist" ⲓⲱⲁⲛⲛⲏⲥ ⲡⲓⲡⲣⲟⲇⲣⲟⲙⲟⲥ or ⲓⲱ̅ⲁ ⲡⲓⲣϥϯⲱⲙⲥ, يوحنا المعمدان) was a Jewish itinerant preacherCross, F. L. (ed.) (2005) Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, 3rd ed.
Joos van Cleve (also Joos van der Beke; c. 1485 – 1540/1541) was a painter active in Antwerp around 1511 to 1540.
Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.
The Journal of Medieval History is a major international academic journal devoted to all aspects of the history of Europe in the Middle Ages.
Kaolack (Kawlax in Wolof) is a town of 172,305 people (2002 census) on the north bank of the Saloum River and the N1 road in Senegal.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.
The Kingdom of SardiniaThe name of the state was originally Latin: Regnum Sardiniae, or Regnum Sardiniae et Corsicae when the kingdom was still considered to include Corsica.
La Paz, officially known as Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Our Lady of Peace), also named Chuqi Yapu (Chuquiago) in Aymara, is the seat of government and the de facto national capital of the Plurinational State of Bolivia (the constitutional capital of Bolivia is Sucre).
A laboratory (informally, lab) is a facility that provides controlled conditions in which scientific or technological research, experiments, and measurement may be performed.
Lanfranc Cigala (or Cicala) (Lanfranco, Lafranc; fl. 1235–1257) was a Genoese nobleman, knight, judge, and man of letters of the mid thirteenth century.
Latakia, Lattakia or Latakiyah (اللَاذِقِيَّة Syrian pronunciation), is the principal port city of Syria, as well as the capital of the Latakia Governorate.
Latte e Miele is an Italian progressive rock musical group.
Lavagna is a tourist port city in the curving stretch of the Italian Riviera di Levante, called the Gulf of Tigullio, in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in Liguria.
Lebanon (لبنان; Lebanese pronunciation:; Liban), officially known as the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.
Lega Nord (LN; italic), whose complete name is Lega Nord per l'Indipendenza della Padania (Northern League for the Independence of Padania), is a regionalist political party in Italy.
Leon Battista Alberti (February 14, 1404 – April 25, 1472) was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer; he epitomised the Renaissance Man.
Leonardo Bistolfi (14 March 1859 – 2 September 1933) was an Italian sculptor, an important exponent of Italian Symbolism.
Lerici is a town and comune in the province of La Spezia in Liguria (northern Italy), part of the Italian Riviera.
Libreria Bozzi is the oldest bookshop in Italy.
The Lighthouse of Genoa (Italian: faro di Genova, but simply called Lanterna), is the main lighthouse for the city's port.
Liguria (Ligûria, Ligurie) is a coastal region of north-western Italy; its capital is Genoa.
Liguria is an Italian wine region located in the northwest region of Italy along the Italian Riviera.
Ligurian (ligure or lengua ligure) is a Gallo-Italic language spoken in Liguria in Northern Italy, parts of the Mediterranean coastal zone of France, Monaco and in the villages of Carloforte and Calasetta in Sardinia.
The Ligurian language was spoken in pre-Roman times and into the Roman era by an ancient people of north-western Italy and south-eastern France known as the Ligures.
The Ligurian Sea (Mar Ligure; Mer Ligurienne) is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, between the Italian Riviera (Liguria) and the island of Corsica.
Originally called the International Ligurian Sea Cetacean Sanctuary (Ligurian Sea Sanctuary), what is now known as the Pelagos Sanctuary for Mediterranean Marine Mammals is a Marine Protected Area aimed at the protection of marine mammals (cetaceans).
Lille (Rijsel; Rysel) is a city at the northern tip of France, in French Flanders.
Lina Volonghi (4 September 1914 – 24 February 1991) was an Italian stage, television and film actress.
This is a list of cities and/or their metropolitan areas in the world by GDP.
The following is a list of Italian comune (municipalities) with a population over 50,000.
List of diplomats from the Kingdom of England and Great Britain to the Republic of Genoa.
This is a list of royal palaces, sorted by continent.
Genoa is sixth biggest city in Italy.
Lombardy (Lombardia; Lumbardia, pronounced: (Western Lombard), (Eastern Lombard)) is one of the twenty administrative regions of Italy, in the northwest of the country, with an area of.
Lorenzo (Renzo) Mongiardino (Genoa, 12 May 1916 – Milan, 16 January 1998) was an Italian architect, interior designer and production designer.
Lorenzo Nicolò Pareto (Genoa, 6 December 1800 – Genoa, 19 June 1865) was an Italian geologist and statesman.
Luca Cambiasi, also known as Luca Cambiaso and Luca Cangiagio (being Cangiaxo /kaŋˈd͡ʒaːʒu/ the surname in Ligurian; 18 November 1527 – 6 September 1585) was an Italian painter and draftsman and the leading artist in Genoa in the 16th century.
Lucas de Wael (3 March 1591 – 25 October 1661) was a Flemish painter, engraver and merchant.
Luchetto Gattilusio (fl. 1248–1307) was a Genoese statesman, diplomat, and man of letters.
Luciana Serra (born November 4, 1946 in Genoa) is an Italian coloratura soprano.
Luigi Carnera (born in Trieste April 14, 1875, died in Florence, July 30, 1962) was an Italian astronomer and mathematician.
Luigi Maria D'Albertis (21 November 1841 – 2 September 1901) was an Italian naturalist and explorer who, in 1875, became the first Italian to chart the Fly River in what is now called Papua New Guinea.
Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (born 25 January 1922) is an Italian-born population geneticist, who has been a professor (now emeritus) at Stanford University since 1970.
"My greatest wish is to write song to be understood by people, which hasn't happened yet"(Luigi Tenco interviewed by Sandro Ciotti, 1962) Luigi Tenco (21 March 1938 – 27 January 1967) was an Italian singer, songwriter.
Lyon (Liyon), is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France.
"Ma se ghe penso" is a song in the dialect of Genoa.
The Mackenzie Castle (Italian: Castello Mackenzie) is a historical manor in the Castelletto quarter of Genoa, northern Italy.
Maddalena (Madænn-a) is a neighbourhood in the old town of the Italian city of Genoa.
Mantua (Mantova; Emilian and Latin: Mantua) is a city and comune in Lombardy, Italy, and capital of the province of the same name.
Marcella Michelangeli (born 28 January 1943) is an Italian former actress and singer.
Marcello Piacentini (December 8, 1881 – May 19, 1960) was an Italian urban theorist and one of the main proponents of Italian Fascist architecture.
Marco Bollesan (born 7 July 1941) is an Italian former rugby union player, coach and manager.
Marco Bucci is an Italian politician and former pharmaceutical manager from Genoa.
Marco Polo (1254January 8–9, 1324) was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the Republic of Venice.
Mare matto, also known as Mad Sea and Crazy Sea, is a 1963 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Renato Castellani.
Margaret of Brabant (4 October 1276 – 14 December 1311), was the daughter of John I, Duke of Brabant and Margaret of Flanders.
Margherita Carosio (7 June 1908 – 10 January 2005) was an Italian operatic soprano.
A marina (from Spanish, Portuguese and Italian: marina, "coast" or "shore") is a dock or basin with moorings and supplies for yachts and small boats.
Mark il poliziotto spara per primo (internationally released as Mark Shoots First) is an Italian poliziottesco film directed in 1975 by Stelvio Massi.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
Marseille (Provençal: Marselha), is the second-largest city of France and the largest city of the Provence historical region.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel ''Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus'' (1818).
Massimo Bacigalupo (born 1947 in Rapallo, Italy) is an experimental filmmaker, scholar, and translator of poetry, an essayist and literary critic.
The Matitone (officially San Benigno North Tower) is a skyscraper designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Mario Lanata and Andrea Messina and finished building in 1992, used as a business center located in the district of San Teodoro, in the San Benigno neighborhood, near the Genova-West highway.
Mattia Preti (24 February 1613 – 3 January 1699) was an Italian Baroque artist who worked in Italy and Malta.
Mean Frank and Crazy Tony (Il suo nome faceva tremare...Interpol in allarme or Dio, sei prprio un padreerno!) is a 1973 crime-comedy film directed by Michele Lupo, and starring Lee Van Cleef and Edwige Fenech.
Mediterranean Historical Review is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1986, covering the ancient, medieval, early modern, and contemporary history of the Mediterranean basin.
A medium-capacity system (MCS) is a rail transport system with a capacity greater than light rail, but less than typical heavy-rail rapid transit.
Merciless Man (Genova a mano armata) is a 1976 crime film directed by Mario Lanfranchi and starring Tony Lo Bianco.
The Metropolitan City of Genoa (Città Metropolitana di Genova) is one of the ten Metropolitan cities of Italy, located in the region of Liguria.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Michele Novaro (23 December 1818 – 20 October 1885, age 66) was an Italian songwriter.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
The Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (in italic or MIUR) is the ministry of the Italian government for the national education system, the Italian universities and research agencies.
Anna Moana Rosa Pozzi (27 April 1961 – 15 September 1994), best known as Moana Pozzi and Moana, was an Italian pornographic actress, actress, television personality, model, politician and writer.
Molo (Meu) is a neighbourhood in the old town of the Italian city of Genoa.
Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco (Principauté de Monaco), is a sovereign city-state, country and microstate on the French Riviera in Western Europe.
Monfalcone (Bisiacco: Mofalcòn; Monfalcon; Tržič; archaic Falkenberg) is a town and comune of the province of Gorizia in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, northern Italy, located on the Gulf of Trieste.
Monte Fasce is a mountain in Liguria, northern Italy, part of the Ligurian Appennines.
The Monteverde Angel or Angel of the Resurrection (Italian Angelo di Monteverde and Angelo della Resurrezione) is the name given to a marble statue of 1882 that guards the tomb of the Oneto family in the cemetery of Staglieno in Genoa, Northern Italy.
The Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno is an extensive cemetery located on a hillside in the district of Staglieno of Genoa, Italy, famous for its monumental sculpture.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
Moto Guzzi is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer and the oldest European manufacturer in continuous motorcycle production.
MSC Cruises is a global cruise line that was founded in Italy, is registered in Switzerland, and has its headquarters in Geneva.
MT Haven, formerly Amoco Milford Haven, was a VLCC (very large crude carrier), leased to Troodos Shipping (a company run by Lucas Haji-Ioannou and his son Stelios Haji-Ioannou).
Municipio and município are country subdivisions in Italy and several Hispanophone and Lusophone nations, respectively.
Musciame or mosciame is a traditional Italian preserved meat made from the salted and sun-dried flesh of dolphins.
The Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova is a natural history museum in Genoa, northern Italy.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Villa Croce is a permanent collection of Italian and international contemporary art hosted in a villa located in the Carignano quarter of Genoa, Northwestern Italy.
(For music outside of the city and province of Genoa in the Liguria region of Italy, see Music of Liguria.) The music of Genoa includes a number of important musical venues.
Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of bivalve molluscs, from saltwater and freshwater habitats.
Nanotechnology ("nanotech") is manipulation of matter on an atomic, molecular, and supramolecular scale.
Natalino Otto, stage name of Natale Codognotto (24 December 1912 – 4 October 1969) was an Italian singer.
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
The Neptune is a ship replica of a 17th-century Spanish galleon.
Nervi is a former fishing village 12 miles Northwest of Portofino, now a seaside resort in Liguria, in northwest Italy.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Neuroscience (or neurobiology) is the scientific study of the nervous system.
New Trolls are an Italian progressive rock band, known for their fusion of rock and classical music.
Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (27 October 178227 May 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer.
Nice (Niçard Niça, classical norm, or Nissa, nonstandard,; Nizza; Νίκαια; Nicaea) is the fifth most populous city in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes département.
Nicolò da Voltri was an Italian painter who was active in Genoa from 1394 to 1417.
Nino Bixio (2 October 1821 – 16 December 1873) was an Italian general, patriot and politician, one of the most prominent figures in the Italian unification.
Nino Agostino Arturo Maria Ferrari, known as Nino Ferrer (1934–1998), was an Italian-French singer, songwriter, and author.
North Africa is a collective term for a group of Mediterranean countries and territories situated in the northern-most region of the African continent.
Northwest Italy (Italia nord-occidentale or just Nord-ovest) is one of the five official statistical regions of Italy used by the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), a first level NUTS region and a European Parliament constituency.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
The church of the Madonna della Consolazione e San Vicenzo Martire (Virgin of the Consolation and St. Vincent Martyr), also called Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Consolazione (once of St Rita) is a church in Genoa, Italy.
OBR Open Building Research was established in 2000 to research contemporary living and to create a design network between Genoa, London and New York, later extending to Mumbai, Beijing, Cairo, Rio de Janeiro, Accra and Istanbul.
Occitanie (Occitània,, Occitània) is an administrative region of France that was created on 1 January 2016 from former French regions Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées.
The octopus (or ~) is a soft-bodied, eight-armed mollusc of the order Octopoda.
Odessa (Оде́са; Оде́сса; אַדעס) is the third most populous city of Ukraine and a major tourism center, seaport and transportation hub located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea.
Olive oil is a liquid fat obtained from olives (the fruit of Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin.
Onde (Waves) is a 2005 Italian romance film directed by Francesco Fei.
The Orto Botanico dell'Università di Genova (1 hectare), also known as the Orto Botanico di Genova, is a botanical garden operated by the University of Genoa, and located at Corso Dogali, Genoa, Liguria, Italy.
Oscar Prudente (born 9 January 1944) is an Italian pop-rock singer-songwriter, arranger, musician and composer.
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 185430 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright.
Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (p; – 27 December 1938) was a Russian Jewish poet and essayist.
Ovada (Uà and Guà in Ligurian, Ovà in Piedmontese) is a comune (municipality) of 11,484 inhabitants in the Province of Alessandria in the northern Italian region Piedmont, located about southeast of Turin and about south of Alessandria.
Pain de Gênes ("Genoa bread") is a cake made largely from almond paste, eggs and melted butter, but only a minimal amount of flour.
Palasport di Genova is an indoor arena in Genoa, Italy.
Palazzi di Genova is a 1622 book written and illustrated by Peter Paul Rubens, depicting and describing the palaces of Genoa, Italy in 72 plates.
The Palazzo Angelo Giovanni Spinola is a palace located in Via Garibaldi, in the historical center of Genoa, in Northwestern Italy.
Palazzo Bianco (White Palace) is one of the main buildings of the center of Genoa, Italy.
The Palazzo Cicala is a 16th-century palace in Genoa.
Palazzo Pietro Spinola di San Luca is a 16th-century palace in Piazza di Pellicceria, Genoa, Italy.
The Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) or Palazzo Stefano Balbi is a major palace in Genoa.
The Palazzo Brignole Sale or Palazzo Rosso is a house museum located in Via Garibaldi, in the historical center of Genoa, in Northwestern Italy.
The Palazzo San Giorgio or Palace of St. George (also known as the Palazzo delle Compere di San Giorgio) is a palace in Genoa, Italy.
The Palazzo Spinola di Pellicceria, also known as Palazzo Francesco Grimaldi, is a palace located in piazza di Pellicceria in the historical center of Genoa, Northwestern Italy.
Palmiro Togliatti (26 March 1893 – 21 August 1964) was an Italian politician and leader of the Italian Communist Party from 1927 until his death.
Panama (Panamá), officially the Republic of Panama (República de Panamá), is a country in Central America, bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
Paolo Conte (born January 6, 1937) is an Italian singer, pianist, composer, and lawyer notable for his grainy, resonant voice, his colourful and dreamy compositions (evocative of Italian and Mediterranean sounds, as well as of jazz music, South American atmospheres, and of French-language singers like Jacques Brel and Georges Brassens) and his wistful, sometimes melancholic lyrics.
Paolo De Barbieri (1889 in Genoa – 1964) was an Italian violin maker.
Paolo Gerolamo Piola (1666–1724) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period active mainly in Genoa.
Paolo Caliari, known as Paolo Veronese (1528 – 19 April 1588), was an Italian Renaissance painter, based in Venice, known for large-format history paintings of religion and mythology, such as The Wedding at Cana (1563) and The Feast in the House of Levi (1573).
Paolo Villaggio (30 December 1932 – 3 July 2017) was an Italian actor, voice actor, writer, director and comedian.
The Beigua Natural Regional Park (in Italian Parco naturale regionale del Beigua) is a natural park located in province of Savona and the Metropolitan City of Genoa, both in Liguria (Italy).
The Antola Natural Regional Park (in Italian Parco naturale regionale dell'Antola) is a natural park in Metropolitan City of Genoa (Liguria, Italy).
Parma (Pärma) is a city in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna famous for its prosciutto (ham), cheese, architecture, music and surrounding countryside.
Parmigiano-Reggiano is an Italian hard, granular cheese.
Paul Hindemith (16 November 1895 – 28 December 1963) was a prolific German composer, violist, violinist, teacher and conductor.
Paul Klee (18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was a Swiss German artist.
Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Valéry (30 October 1871 – 20 July 1945) was a French poet, essayist, and philosopher.
Pegli is a neighbourhood in the west of Genoa, Italy.
Perino (or Perin) del Vaga (nickname of Piero Bonaccorsi) (1501 – October 19, 1547) was an Italian painter and draughtsman of the Late Renaissance/Mannerism.
Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
Pesto, sometimes spelled as pasto or to refer to the original dish pesto alla genovese, is a sauce originating in Genoa, the capital city of Liguria, Italy.
Sir Peter Paul Rubens (28 June 1577 – 30 May 1640) was a Flemish artist.
Petrarca Rugby is a rugby union club from Padua, Italy, currently competing in the top tier of the Italian rugby union, the National Championship of Excellence.
Piaggio Aerospace, formerly Piaggio Aero Industries, is a multinational aerospace manufacturing company headquartered in Genoa, Italy.
Piazza De Ferrari is the main square of Genoa.
Picchio dal Pozzo are an Italian progressive rock band formed in Genoa in 1976.
Piedmont (Piemonte,; Piedmontese, Occitan and Piemont; Piémont) is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country.
Piero di Cosimo (2 January 1462 – 12 April 1522), also known as Piero di Lorenzo, was a Florentine painter of the Italian Renaissance.
Piero Jahier (11 April 1884 – 10 September 1966) was an Italian poet, translator and journalist.
Pierre Puget (16 October 1620 – 2 December 1694) was a French painter, sculptor, architect and engineer.
Pietro Germi (14 September 1914 – 5 December 1974) was an Italian actor, screenwriter, and director.
Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas.
Pieve Ligure (A Ceive, locally A Céie) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about southeast of Genoa.
Pigato is a white Italian wine grape planted primarily in Liguria.
Pine nuts (also called piñon or pignoli /pinˈyōlē/) are the edible seeds of pines (family Pinaceae, genus Pinus).
Giuseppe Pippo Barzizza (Italian pronunciation 'pippo dʒu'zeppe bar'tsitsa; Genova, 15 May 1902 – Sanremo 4 April 1994) was an Italian composer, arranger, conductor and music director.
Pirates is a 1986 Franco-Tunisian adventure comedy film written by Gérard Brach, John Brownjohn, and Roman Polanski and directed by Polanski.
Pivio (born 7 June 1958 in Genova, Italy) and Aldo De Scalzi (born 23 January 1957 in Genova, Italy) are two Italian composers, best known for scoring music for television and motion pictures.
Pizzo (Calabrian: U Pìzzu), also called Pizzo Calabro, is a seaport and comune in the province of Vibo Valentia (Calabria, southern Italy), situated on a steep cliff overlooking the Gulf of Santa Eufemia.
The Po Valley, Po Plain, Plain of the Po, or Padan Plain (Pianura Padana, or Val Padana) is a major geographical feature of Northern Italy.
Pointe-Noire (Ndindi) is the second largest city in the Republic of the Congo, following the capital of Brazzaville, and an autonomous department since 2004.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
The Polcevera (in Ligurian Pûçéivia o Ponçéivia) is a stream of Liguria (Italy).
Poliziotteschi films constitute a subgenre of crime and action film that emerged in Italy in the late 1960s and reached the height of their popularity in the 1970s.
Polokwane (meaning "Place of Safety" in Northern Sotho City of Polokwane official website. Retrieved on October 15, 2009.), also known by its former name, Pietersburg, is the capital of the Limpopo Province of South Africa.
In music, polyphony is one type of musical texture, where a texture is, generally speaking, the way that melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic aspects of a musical composition are combined to shape the overall sound and quality of the work.
Pontedecimo is a district on the far northern outskirts of the Italian city of Genoa, and is located in the Polcevera valley.
Pontevico is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy.
Pope Adrian V (Adrianus V; c. 1210/122018 August 1276), born Ottobuono de' Fieschi, was Pope from 11 July to his death on 18 August 1276.
Pope Benedict XV (Latin: Benedictus; Benedetto), born Giacomo Paolo Giovanni Battista della Chiesa (21 November 1854 – 22 January 1922), was head of the Catholic Church from 3 September 1914 until his death in 1922.
Pope Innocent IV (Innocentius IV; c. 1195 – 7 December 1254), born Sinibaldo Fieschi, was Pope of the Catholic Church from 25 June 1243 to his death in 1254.
Pope Innocent VIII (Innocentius VIII; 1432 – 25 July 1492), born Giovanni Battista Cybo (or Cibo), was Pope from 29 August 1484 to his death in 1492.
The Port of Genoa is the major Italian seaport and it's in competition with the ports of Marseille and Barcelona to be the biggest of the Mediterranean Sea.
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors.
Portrait of Giovanni Carlo Doria on horseback is a 1606 painting by Peter Paul Rubens.
Portrait of Simonetta Vespucci is an oil on canvas (57x42 cm) painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Piero di Cosimo, dating from about 1480 or 1490.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
Prè (pron.) is a neighbourhood in the old town of the Italian city of Genoa.
Primavera (meaning "Spring"), is a large panel painting in tempera paint by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli made in the late 1470s or early 1480s (datings vary).
Processo contro ignoti is a 1952 Italian crime-melodrama film.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
The Province of Genoa (It. Provincia di Genova) was a province in the Liguria region of Italy.
A quartiere (plural: quartieri) is a territorial subdivision of certain Italian towns.
Quarto dei Mille is a residential district in the east of Genoa.
The Quezzi elevator (Ascensore inclinato di Quezzi) is a public inclined elevator with variable slope in the Quezzi quarter of Genoa, Italy.
A rack railway (also rack-and-pinion railway, cog railway, or cogwheel railway) is a steep grade railway with a toothed rack rail, usually between the running rails.
Rapallo (Rapallu) is a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, located in the Liguria region of northern Italy.
Recco (Latin: Ricina / Recina) is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, region of Liguria, Italy.
The regions of Italy (Italian: regioni) are the first-level administrative divisions of Italy, constituting its second NUTS administrative level.
RINA was founded in Genoa in 1861 under the name REGISTRO ITALIANO NAVALE, by the "Associazione della Mutua Assicurazione Marittima" (Mutual Marine Insurance Association), to meet the needs of Italian maritime operators, as had already occurred in Great Britain and France.
Relative humidity (RH) is the ratio of the partial pressure of water vapor to the equilibrium vapor pressure of water at a given temperature.
The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.
Renzo Piano, (born 14 September 1937) is an Italian architect and engineer.
Renzo Picasso (1880–1975) was an Italian architect, engineer, and urban planner and designer.
The Republic of Genoa (Repúbrica de Zêna,; Res Publica Ianuensis; Repubblica di Genova) was an independent state from 1005 to 1797 in Liguria on the northwestern Italian coast, incorporating Corsica from 1347 to 1768, and numerous other territories throughout the Mediterranean.
The Republic of the Congo (République du Congo), also known as the Congo-Brazzaville, the Congo Republic or simply the Congo, is a country in Central Africa.
Riccardo Giacconi (born October 6, 1931) is an Italian Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist who laid the foundations of X-ray astronomy.
Riccardo Morandi (1 September 1902 – 25 December 1989) was an Italian civil engineer best known for his interesting use of reinforced concrete.
Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 181313 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
Right-wing politics hold that certain social orders and hierarchies are inevitable, natural, normal or desirable, typically supporting this position on the basis of natural law, economics or tradition.
Rijeka (Fiume; Reka; Sankt Veit am Flaum; see other names) is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split).
Rivarolo Ligure is a quarter in the north side of the city of Genoa, and is part of the Municipality Valpolcevera of Genoa.
Robotics is an interdisciplinary branch of engineering and science that includes mechanical engineering, electronics engineering, computer science, and others.
Rocco Lurago (died 1590) was an Italian architect, active in Genoa in the 16th century.
The Archdiocese of Genoa (Archidioecesis Ianuensis) is a metropolitan see of the Catholic Church in Italy.
Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański (born 18 August 1933) is a French-Polish film director, producer, writer, and actor.
The Romance languages (also called Romanic languages or Neo-Latin languages) are the modern languages that began evolving from Vulgar Latin between the sixth and ninth centuries and that form a branch of the Italic languages within the Indo-European language family.
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Saint Romulus of Genoa (also Remo; Italian: Romolo, Ligurian: Rœmu) was an early Bishop of Genoa, around the time of Saint Syrus.
Rosanna Schiaffino (25 November 1939 – 17 October 2009) was an Italian film actress.
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.
Rubaldo Merello (16 July 1872 – 31 January 1922) was an Italian painter and sculptor.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Russian ballet (Ballet russe) is a form of ballet characteristic of or originating from Russia.
Rustichello da Pisa, also known as Rusticiano (fl. late 13th century), was an Italian romance writer.
A saint (also historically known as a hallow) is a person who is recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness or likeness or closeness to God.
Saint George (Γεώργιος, Geṓrgios; Georgius;; to 23 April 303), according to legend, was a Roman soldier of Greek origin and a member of the Praetorian Guard for Roman emperor Diocletian, who was sentenced to death for refusing to recant his Christian faith.
In heraldry, the Saint George's Cross, also called Cross of Saint George, is a red cross on a white background, which from the Late Middle Ages became associated with Saint George, the military saint, often depicted as a crusader.
Saint Lawrence or Laurence (Laurentius, lit. "laurelled"; 31 December AD 225Citing St. Donato as the original source. Janice Bennett. St. Laurence and the Holy Grail: The Story of the Holy Chalice of Valencia. Littleton, Colorado: Libri de Hispania, 2002. Page 61. – 10 August 258) was one of the seven deacons of the city of Rome, Italy, under Pope Sixtus II who were martyred in the persecution of the Christians that the Roman Emperor Valerian ordered in 258.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
Salvatore Quasimodo (August 20, 1901 – June 14, 1968) was an Sicilian novelist and poet.
Sampierdarena (also San Pier d'Arena; Ligurian: San Pè d'ænn-a) is a major port and industrial area of Genoa, in northwest Italy.
San Bartolomeo degli Armeni is an Armenian Catholic church in the quarter of Castelletto in Genoa, northern Italy.
San Donato is a church in Genoa, Northern Italy.
The Abbey of San Fruttuoso is a Catholic abbey on the Italian Riviera between Camogli and Portofino.
San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino (Repubblica di San Marino), also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino), is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the northeastern side of the Apennine Mountains.
San Matteo is a Roman Catholic church in Genoa, in the region of Liguria, Italy.
The church of San Pancrazio is found in central Genoa, in front of the piazza named after the same saint.
Church of Saint Peter in Banchi (Chiesa di San Pietro in Banchi) is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Genoa, in the Province of Genoa and the region of Liguria, Italy.
San Siro is a Roman Catholic basilica located on the street of the same name, in the quartiere of the Maddalena in central Genoa, Liguria, Italy.
San Siro di Struppa is a Roman Catholic, Romanesque-style church in Struppa, a neighborhood of Genoa, region of Liguria, Italy.
Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (c. 1445 – May 17, 1510), known as Sandro Botticelli, was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance.
Sant'Agostino is a church in the historical center of Genoa, northern Italy.
The Sant'Anna funicular (Funicolare Sant'Anna) is a funicular railway in the Italian city of Genoa connecting the Piazza Portello, on the edge of the historic city centre, to the Corso Magenta.
Santa Margherita Ligure (Santa Margaita) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about southeast of Genoa, in the Tigullio traditional area.
Santa Maria Assunta is a Renaissance church in Genoa, Italy.
Santa Maria delle Vigne is a Roman Catholic basilica church in Genoa, northern Italy.
Santa Maria di Castello is a church and religious complex in Genoa, Italy.
Santi Vittore e Carlo is a Baroque style church on Via Balbi in central Genoa, Italy.
Santo Domingo (meaning "Saint Dominic"), officially Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by population.
Santo Stefano is a church in Genoa, northern Italy.
Santo Stefano d'Aveto (San Stê) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria.
Santo Varni (1807 in Genoa – 1885) was an Italian sculptor active mainly in Liguria.
Sara Copia Sullam (1592–1641) was an Italian poet and writer who lived in Italy in the late 16th and early 17th centuries.
"Sardine" and "pilchard" are common names used to refer to various small, oily fish in the herring family Clupeidae.
Savona (Ligurian: Sann-a is a seaport and comune in the west part of the northern Italian region of Liguria, capital of the Province of Savona, in the Riviera di Ponente on the Mediterranean Sea. Savona used to be one of the chief seats of the Italian iron industry, having iron-works and foundries, shipbuilding, railway workshops, engineering shops, and a brass foundry. One of the most celebrated former inhabitants of Savona was the navigator Christopher Columbus, who farmed land in the area while chronicling his journeys. 'Columbus's house', a cottage situated in the Savona hills, lay between vegetable crops and fruit trees. It is one of several residences in Liguria associated with Columbus.
Scent of a Woman (Profumo di donna) is a 1974 Commedia all'italiana film directed by Dino Risi, based on Il buio e il miele, a story by Giovanni Arpino.
A science park (also called a "university research park", or a "science and technology park") is defined as being a property-based development that accommodates and fosters the growth of tenant firms and that are affiliated with a university (or a government and private research bodies) based on proximity, ownership, and/or governance.
The scudetto (Italian for: "little shield") is a decoration worn by Italian sports clubs that win the annual championship of their respective sport in the previous season.
Selex ES was a subsidiary of Finmeccanica S.p.A. (today Leonardo), active in the electronics and information technology business, based in Italy and the UK, and formed in January 2013, following Finmeccanica's decision to combine its existing SELEX Galileo, SELEX Elsag and SELEX Sistemi Integrati businesses.
Senegal (Sénégal), officially the Republic of Senegal, is a country in West Africa.
The Italian Meteorological Service is an organizational unit of the Italian Air Force (Servizio Meteorologico dell'Aeronautica Militare), and as such, the national meteorological service in Italy.
Sestri Levante (Segesta Tigullorum/Segesta Tigulliorum) is a town and comune in Liguria, Italy.
Sestri Ponente is an industrial suburb of Genoa in northwest Italy.
The Shrine of Nostra Signora della Guardia ("Our Lady of the Watch") is a Roman Catholic place of pilgrimage located on the top of Monte Figogna (804 m asl), in the Municipality of Ceranesi, about from the city of Genoa, in the northwest of Italy.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
Siena (in English sometimes spelled Sienna; Sena Iulia) is a city in Tuscany, Italy.
Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.
Simon Boccanegra is an opera with a prologue and three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play Simón Bocanegra (1843) by Antonio García Gutiérrez, whose play El trovador had been the basis for Verdi's 1853 opera, Il trovatore.
Simon Doria (Simone, Symon; fl. 1250–1293) was a Genoese statesman and man of letters, of the important Doria family.
Simon Vouet (9 January 1590 – 30 June 1649) was a French painter and draftsman, who today is perhaps best remembered for helping to introduce the Italian Baroque style of painting to France.
Simone Molinaro (c. 1565 – 1615) was a composer of the late Renaissance in Italy.
Simonetta Vespucci (née Cattaneo; 1453 – 26 April 1476Nicolò Mineo, s.v. CATTANEO, Simonetta in Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani, Volume 22 (1979)), nicknamed la bella Simonetta, was an Italian noblewoman from Genoa, the wife of Marco Vespucci of Florence and the cousin-in-law of Amerigo Vespucci.
Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose, and perform their own musical material, including lyrics and melodies.
Sirocco, scirocco,, jugo or, rarely, siroc (Xaloc; Sciroccu; Σορόκος; Siroco; Siròc, Eisseròc; Jugo, literally southerly; Libyan Arabic: Ghibli; Egypt: khamsin; Tunisia: ch'hilli) is a Mediterranean wind that comes from the Sahara and can reach hurricane speeds in North Africa and Southern Europe, especially during the summer season.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
SLAM is a manufacturer of clothing, specializing in sportswear (sailing wear), based in Genoa and founded in 1979.
Sori (Söi) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about southeast of Genoa.
Sousse or Soussa (سوسة, Berber: Susa) is a city in Tunisia, capital of the Sousse Governorate.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta (Supremus Ordo Militaris Hospitalis Sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani Rhodius et Melitensis), also known as the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM) or the Order of Malta, is a Catholic lay religious order traditionally of military, chivalrous and noble nature.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Squid are cephalopods of the two orders Myopsida and Oegopsida, which were formerly regarded as two suborders of the order Teuthida, however recent research shows Teuthida to be paraphyletic.
The Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris, also known as the Marassi from the name of the neighbourhood where it is located, is a multi-use stadium in Genoa, Italy.
Palestine (فلسطين), officially the State of Palestine (دولة فلسطين), is a ''de jure'' sovereign state in the Middle East claiming the West Bank (bordering Israel and Jordan) and Gaza Strip (bordering Israel and Egypt) with East Jerusalem as the designated capital, although its administrative center is currently located in Ramallah.
The Stations of the Cross or the Way of the Cross, also known as the Way of Sorrows or the Via Crucis, refers to a series of images depicting Jesus Christ on the day of his crucifixion and accompanying prayers.
Stockfish is unsalted fish, especially cod, dried by cold air and wind on wooden racks (which is called "hjell" in Norway) on the foreshore.
Street Law (Il cittadino si ribella, lit. "The Citizen Rebels") is a 1974 poliziotteschi film.
Stregati (Bewitched) is a 1986 Italian romantic comedy film directed by Francesco Nuti.
Sturla (Stûrlâ in Ligurian) is a quartiere of Genoa.
Sumqayit (Sumqayıt sumgɑˈjɯt, also transliterated as Sumgait or Sumgayit) is the third-largest city in Azerbaijan, located near the Caspian Sea, about away from the capital, Baku.
The Supercoppa Italiana (Italian for Italian Super Cup) is an annual football competition usually held the week before the season begins in Italy.
The Superior General of the Society of Jesus is the official title of the leader of the Society of Jesus – the Roman Catholic religious order which is also known as the Jesuits.
Susannah and the Elders is a late work by the Italian painter Paolo Veronese, dated to around 1580 and showing Susannah and the Elders.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Swordfish (Xiphias gladius), also known as broadbills in some countries, are large, highly migratory, predatory fish characterized by a long, flat bill.
Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
Saint Syrus of Genoa (San Siro di Genova) (died around 381 BC) was a priest and later bishop of Genoa during the fourth century AD.
Taddeo Carlone (died 25 March 1613) was a Swiss-Italian sculptor and architect.
The Tall Ships' Races are races for sail training "tall ships" (sailing ships).
Tammar Luxoro (February 11, 1825 – November 25, 1899) was an Italian painter, mainly painting landscapes on site.
The Teatro Carlo Felice is the principal opera house of Genoa, Italy, used for performances of opera, ballet, orchestral music, and recitals.
Terrazza Martini Tower (former name, formal name is Piacentini Tower) is a highrise building located in Genoa, Italy.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
The Banshee are an indie-new wave band from Genova (Italy).
The Birth of Venus (Nascita di Venere) is a painting by the Italian artist Sandro Botticelli probably made in the mid 1480s.
Il bandito dagli occhi azzurri (internationally released as The Blue-Eyed Bandit) is a 1980 Italian "poliziottesco" film written and directed by Alfredo Giannetti.
Perché quelle strane gocce di sangue sul corpo di Jennifer?/ Why Those Strange Drops of Blood on Jennifer's Body?(internationally released as The Case of the Bloody Iris and Erotic Blue) is a 1972 Italian giallo film directed by Giuliano Carnimeo.
The Circumcision is an oil on canvas painting of the Circumcision of Jesus by Peter Paul Rubens, produced in 1605 during his stay in Rome.
The Conspiracy in Genoa (German: Die Verschwörung zu Genua) is a 1921 German silent historical drama film directed by Paul Leni and starring Wilhelm Diegelmann, Maria Fein and Fritz Kortner.
The Magistrate (Il magistrato) is a 1959 Italian-language drama film directed by Luigi Zampa.
The Mouth of the Wolf (original title: La bocca del lupo) is a 2009 biographical drama/documentary film written and directed by Pietro Marcello.
The Name of the Rose (Il nome della rosa) is the 1980 debut novel by Italian author Umberto Eco.
La polizia è al servizio del cittadino? (internationally released as The Police Serve the Citizens?) is a 1973 Italian giallo-poliziottesco film directed by Romolo Guerrieri.
Book of the Marvels of the World (French: Livre des Merveilles du Monde) or Description of the World (Devisement du Monde), in Italian Il Milione (The Million) or Oriente Poliano and in English commonly called The Travels of Marco Polo, is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Marco Polo, describing Polo's travels through Asia between 1271 and 1295, and his experiences at the court of Kublai Khan.
The Walls of Malapaga (Le mura di Malapaga, Au-delà des grilles (Beyond the Gates)), is a 1949 Franco-Italian film co-production made by Francinex and Italia Produzione.
The Yellow Rolls-Royce is a 1964 dramatic composite film written by Terence Rattigan, produced by Anatole de Grunwald and directed by Anthony Asquith, the trio responsible for The V.I.P.s (1963).
Tintoretto (born Jacopo Comin, late September or early October, 1518 – May 31, 1594) was an Italian painter and a notable exponent of the Venetian school.
Trallalero is a kind of polyphonic folk music from the Ligurian region of Genoa, in northern Italy.
Tramontane is a classical name for a northern wind.
Transshipment or transhipment is the shipment of goods or containers to an intermediate destination, then to yet another destination.
Trenette is a type of narrow, flat, dried pasta from Genoa and Liguria.
Tripe is a type of edible lining from the stomachs of various farm animals.
Trofie (less frequently, troffie, strofie or stroffie) is a short, thin, twisted pasta from Liguria, Northern Italy.
The Genoa trolleybus system (Rete filoviaria di Genova) forms part of the public transport network of the city and comune of Genoa, in the region of Liguria, northern Italy.
A tuna is a saltwater fish that belongs to the tribe Thunnini, a sub-grouping of the mackerel family (Scombridae).
Tunisia (تونس; Berber: Tunes, ⵜⵓⵏⴻⵙ; Tunisie), officially the Republic of Tunisia, (الجمهورية التونسية) is a sovereign state in Northwest Africa, covering. Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is the northernmost point on the African continent. It is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Tunisia's population was estimated to be just under 11.93 million in 2016. Tunisia's name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, which is located on its northeast coast. Geographically, Tunisia contains the eastern end of the Atlas Mountains, and the northern reaches of the Sahara desert. Much of the rest of the country's land is fertile soil. Its of coastline include the African conjunction of the western and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Basin and, by means of the Sicilian Strait and Sardinian Channel, feature the African mainland's second and third nearest points to Europe after Gibraltar. Tunisia is a unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic. It is considered to be the only full democracy in the Arab World. It has a high human development index. It has an association agreement with the European Union; is a member of La Francophonie, the Union for the Mediterranean, the Arab Maghreb Union, the Arab League, the OIC, the Greater Arab Free Trade Area, the Community of Sahel-Saharan States, the African Union, the Non-Aligned Movement, the Group of 77; and has obtained the status of major non-NATO ally of the United States. In addition, Tunisia is also a member state of the United Nations and a state party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Close relations with Europe in particular with France and with Italy have been forged through economic cooperation, privatisation and industrial modernization. In ancient times, Tunisia was primarily inhabited by Berbers. Phoenician immigration began in the 12th century BC; these immigrants founded Carthage. A major mercantile power and a military rival of the Roman Republic, Carthage was defeated by the Romans in 146 BC. The Romans, who would occupy Tunisia for most of the next eight hundred years, introduced Christianity and left architectural legacies like the El Djem amphitheater. After several attempts starting in 647, the Muslims conquered the whole of Tunisia by 697, followed by the Ottoman Empire between 1534 and 1574. The Ottomans held sway for over three hundred years. The French colonization of Tunisia occurred in 1881. Tunisia gained independence with Habib Bourguiba and declared the Tunisian Republic in 1957. In 2011, the Tunisian Revolution resulted in the overthrow of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, followed by parliamentary elections. The country voted for parliament again on 26 October 2014, and for President on 23 November 2014.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Tursi (Tursitano: Turse; translit; Tursium) is a town and comune in the province of Matera, in the southern Italian region of Basilicata.
The twenty-foot equivalent unit (often TEU or teu) is an inexact unit of cargo capacity often used to describe the capacity of container ships and container terminals.
Unione Calcio Sampdoria, commonly known as Sampdoria, is an Italian association football club based in Genoa.
The UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (abbreviated as CWC) was a football club competition contested annually by the most recent winners of all European domestic cup competitions.
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.
Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
Umberto Bindi (12 May 1932 - 23 May 2002) was an Italian singer-songwriter.
Umberto Eco (5 January 1932 – 19 February 2016) was an Italian novelist, literary critic, philosopher, semiotician, and university professor.
Un destino ridicolo (A ridiculous destiny) is a 1996 novel written by the Italian singer-songwriter Fabrizio De André together with the writer Alessandro Gennari.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The University of Genova, known also with the acronym UniGe (Università di Genova), is one of the largest universities in Italy.
The University of North Carolina Press (or UNC Press), founded in 1922, is a university press that is part of the University of North Carolina.
Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a sovereign state in the southeastern region of South America.
105 Stadium (formerly Mazda Palace and Vaillant Palace) is an indoor sporting arena located in Genoa, Italy.
The Val Polcevera is one of the main valleys of the Italian city of Genoa, which takes its name from the Polcevera.
Valerio Castello (1624October 1659) born in Genoa, was an Italian painter of the Baroque period and one of the pre-eminent Ligurian painters of his time.
Valery Larbaud (29 August 1881 – 2 February 1957) was a French writer.
Valparaíso is a major city, seaport, and educational center in the commune of Valparaíso, Chile.
Vanessa Beecroft (born April 25, 1969) is an Italian contemporary performance artist.
Varna (Варна, Varna) is the third-largest city in Bulgaria and the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.
Via Balbi is a street in the historical centre of Genoa, in Northwestern Italy, named after the aristocratic Genoese Balbi family.
Via Cairoli is a street in the historical centre of Genoa, in North-western Italy, named after the 10th Prime Minister of Italy Benedetto Cairoli (1825-1889).
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi is street in the historical centre of Genoa, in Northwestern Italy, well known for its ancient palaces.
Vicente Blasco Ibáñez (29 January 1867 – 28 January 1928) was a journalist, politician and best-selling Spanish novelist in various genres whose most widespread and lasting fame in the English-speaking world is from Hollywood films adapted from his works.
The Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini is a villa with notable 19th-century park in the English romantic style and a small botanical garden.
Vincent Malo or Vincent Malo I (Cambrai 1585/1605, (ca. 1595) – Rome, 1649) was a Flemish painter who after training and working in Antwerp was mainly active in Italy, where he was known, amongst others, as Vincenzo Malo and Vincenzio Malo.
Vincentio (Vincenzio, Vincenzo) Reinieri (Renieri, Reiner) (March 30, 1606 – November 5, 1647) was an Italian mathematician and astronomer.
Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (3 November 1801 – 23 September 1835) was an Italian opera composer,Lippmann and McGuire 1998, in Sadie, p. 389 who was known for his long-flowing melodic lines for which he was named "the Swan of Catania".
Saint Virginia Centurione Bracelli (2 April 1587 – 15 December 1651) was an Italian Roman Catholic from Genoa.
Vittorio Gassman, Knight Grand Cross, OMRI (born Vittorio Gassmann; 1 September 1922 – 29 June 2000), popularly known as Il Mattatore, was an Italian theatre and film actor, as well as director.
Voltri is a quartiere of the Italian city of Genoa, located west of the city centre.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yekaterinburg (p), alternatively romanized Ekaterinburg, is the fourth-largest city in Russia and the administrative centre of Sverdlovsk Oblast, located on the Iset River east of the Ural Mountains, in the middle of the Eurasian continent, at the boundary between Asia and Europe.
Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.
The Zecca–Righi funicular (Funicolare Zecca–Righi) is a funicular railway in the Italian city of Genoa connecting the Largo della Zecca, on the edge of the historic city centre, to several stations on the slope of the Righi hill.
Zoagli (Zoagi) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about southeast of Genoa.
The 1934 FIFA World Cup was the second FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.
The 1988 European Karate Championships, the 23rd edition, was held in Genoa, Italy from May 3 to 5, 1988.
The 1990 FIFA World Cup was the 14th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.
The 1990-91 season saw Sampdoria win the Serie A title for the first time in their history, finishing five points ahead of second placed AC Milan.
The 22nd European Athletics Indoor Championships were held in 1992 in Genoa, Italy.
The 27th G8 summit was held in Genoa, Italy, on July 21–22, 2001 and is remembered as the peak of the worldwide antiglobalization movement as well as for human rights crimes against demonstrators.
485 Genua is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.