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an Italian farmer

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Il libro e un documento notevolissimo dello scetticismo rinascimentale e l'autore distribuisce titoli di ignoranza tanto ai filosofi quanto ai pastori, tanto ai grammatici quanto ai contadini, tanto ai geomanti quanto agli attori e ai "gladiatori".
Contadini also show up in larger numbers as disputants in these simple settlement acts.
He was nonplussed to discover that so far from being the idyll of dolce far niente he had imagined, the lives of the Italian contadini consisted of backbreaking labor beginning before dawn and ending long after dark.
He'd been a soldier in North Africa during the war, was captured at Turku, had escaped from a prison of war camp in northern Italy and been hidden for two years by Italian contadini, at the risk of their lives, in the countryside near Venice.
E la sonorita delle campane, che dall'alto del campanile della chiesa si diffonde per le campagne a meglio rappresentare questo tempo della Chiesa, che regola e scandisce la vita dei fedeli come il lavoro dei contadini, annunciando i momenti di festa come anche la regolarita della vita quotidiana dei campi e rimane sostanzialmente vicino al tempo della natura e delle stagioni.
Cochrane (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1995), 160-94; Adriano Prosperi, "'Otras Indias': Missionari della Controriforma tra contadini e selvaggi," in Scienze, credenze, occulte, livelli di cultura: convegno internazionale di studi (Florence: Leo S.
Their bravery and that of the contadini were on a par with that of the French Resistance.
Giuseppe Silvestri, an immigrant from Aquila, Abruzzo, who came from a peasant-worker family recalled with anger the social protocol in his southern Italian village which required local contadini (peasants) to deferentially shower the local "big shot," il barone as he was known, with wine, cured meats, and fruits and vegetables in return for hay to feed cattle, or for firewood in winter from his extensive landholdings.
Many thanks are also offered to Olga Krzyszkowska for commenting on the paper and for examining the objects in the Victoria & Albert Museum, and to Anna Contadini of the Research Department in the V&A for arranging the visit.
Pucci's fine article on the Italian contadini, bear ample witness to the perceptions of the Italians by Anglo-Canadians as "people of a baser type .
We are very excited to begin a new era for the Watertown facility, and we believe our focused efforts and planned improvements will bring added value and greater opportunity to our customers," added Carl Contadini, Executive Chairman of Utitec.
Nel 1931, l'Opera Nazionale Combattenti, a cui era toccato un lotto di terreni di 18 mila ettari, assegno la maggior parte delle terre, prima abitate da contadini e pastori abruzzesi, romani e campani, quasi esclusivamente a contadini dell'Alta Italia, in particolare del Triveneto e dell'Emilia Romagna.
Posto un miglio fuori di porta e abitato in gran parte da contadini e da operai di due grandi fabbriche di ferramenti e di acido solforico, che lo riempion di rumore e lo copron di fumo" ("La maestrina degli operai" 317).
Northern Ballet dancers Hannah Bateman (Jordan), Giuliano Contadini (Nick), Kenneth Tindall (Tom) and Martha Leebolt (Daisy) PICTURES: Bill Cooper
DANCE DELIGHT: Isabella Gasparini as the Ugly Duckling with Giuliano Contadini and Benjamin Mitchell''s Frogs in Northern Ballet''s production of this much-loved story.