Livio Odescalchi, nipote di papa Innocenzo XI

Livio Odescalchi (1652–1713), nephew of Innocent XI, paid the price in his youth for the pope's anti-nepotism policy, who chose to deny him any official position. During the same period, Livio had to submit to the oppressive...   


Wolfgang Schieder, L'ombra del duce. Il fascismo italiano in Germania

Il fascismo italiano, secondo Wolfgang Schieder da intendersi come modello di riferimento necessario all’interpretazione di tutti gli altri movimenti fascisti nati in Europa nella prima metà del secolo scorso, è indagato nel...   


Markus Krumm, Herrschaftsumbruch und Historiographie

The Kingdom of Sicily came into being through a process of profound transformation, ripe with conflict and alternating outcomes. An account of it is provided by two historiographical works compiled by witnesses of the time,...   


Giovanni Pacini, Gli Arabi nelle Gallie

"The most prolific and perhaps the most imaginative of the Italian masters, the author of a hundred operas, who was, in the early stages of his career, Rossini's competitor; the tireless emulator of Bellini and Donizetti,...   


"Man müßte nach Rom gehen". Bernd Alois Zimmermann und Italien

For numerous artists and intellectuals from the German-speaking world, Italy once again became a place of longing and refuge in the post-war period. This also applies to Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918–1970), who in 1957 was the...