Category Archives: Puglia

“A Decisive Turning Point in European History”

During the first week in March 2022, the New York Times published three articles on Italy and its relationship with Russia that has changed since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.  The first article reported on Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s speech to … Continue reading

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La Coppola

La coppola: in vendita nelle bancarelle di Palermo, è oggi indossato non solo in Sicilia, ma anche in Calabria e altrove; è un tipo di cappello piatto, simbolo iconico della Sicilia. La storia è incerta, così come l’origine del nome. … Continue reading

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The Coppola Cap

For sale in the market stalls of Palermo today and worn throughout Sicily and even in Calabria and elsewhere is the Coppola hat, a type of flat hat that is an iconic symbol of Sicily.  The history is uncertain, as is … Continue reading

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