Italy

Do you know your history? Muslim colonies in France, Italy and Switzerland in Middle ages

The extracts below are abridged quotes from Reinaud’s French work entitled ‘Invasions des sarrazinz en france, et de france en savoie en piedmont et en suisse’ published in 1836, cited in a book entitled “Muslim Colonies in France, Northern Italy and Switzerland” by Haroon Khan Sherwani. ——- “And now the whole of Switzerland […]

Girolamo Savonarola: A Martyr of Florence, Italy?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Girolamo Savonarola (Italian: [savonaˈroːla]; 1452–1498) was an Italian Dominican friar and preacher active in Renaissance Florence, and known for his prophecies of civic glory and calls for Christian renewal. He denounced clerical corruption, despotic rule and the exploitation of the poor. He prophesied the coming of a biblical flood and a […]