The flourishing city of Baia was founded by the Greeks on the stretch of coast between Cuma and Pozzuoli. Many famous personalities of Rome, such as Cicero and the emperors Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Domitian, Hadrian and so on, chose this area called by the Greeks Phlegraios = burning for its remarkable volcanic activity. This place...Read More
The history of the enology of Campania presumably begins with the arrival of the Greeks who, in the 8th century BC, introduced the seeds of vitis vinifera (the common grape vine) in the region. The origin of the main autochthonous grapes of Campania (Aglianico, Greco, Fiano, Falanghina, Biancolella, Piedirosso) is Greek. The area of Campania...Read More
Few ingredients (flour, water, salt, oil, yeast, tomato, mozzarella fior di latte and basil) are the basis of a food that carries the colours of the Italian flag around the world: the Pizza Margherita. Since ancient Greece was used as a dish a disc of dough seasoned at will, as told by Virgil in the...Read More
Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone is one of the most popular and beloved actors of Hollywood, known especially for having played two of the most famous characters in the history of cinema: Rocky Balboa and John Rambo. As you can easily deduce from his surname, Sylvester Stallone has Italian Origin, his father Francesco “Frank” Stallone was...Read More
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