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Italian street types

In Toponymy by Silvio DellʼAcqua

In Italy the streets are called “via”, and the squares “piazza”. But we can find also “largo”, “corso”, “vicolo”, “bastioni”, “chiasso”, “gradinata”, “mura”, “tresanda”… did youn know that there are more than 300 street types in Italy?

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“Bargniff” and friends: a short bestiary of Lombard folklore

In Folklore by Andrea Panigada

The figures of the Italian folklore are no way inferior to those in Ireland, both in number and variety; even in Lombardia we have a fair amount of such. If is true that elves and goblins are scarce, although not entirely absent, however we find in abundance chimerical beasts, ghosts, various devils and witches.