Dear students and friends of LearnAmo, the topic we will be discussing will be a bit different from the others, because we will not talk about grammar, there will be no exercises and we will not study Italian culture. I’ve decided to tell you a little bit more about myself, I’ll open up a little to you so you can get to know me better. On social media I asked you to ask me some questions about what you would like to know about me, Rocco, LearnAmo and our private life. Read on to find out everything!
As many know, Dante Alighieri was a great Italian writer and poet, famous above all for his masterpiece, the Divine Comedy. What many people do not know, however, is that it is thanks to him that words or expressions previously unknown or little widespread have become part of our language. That is why he is considered “the father” of our modern Italian!
We decided to visit the Pitti Palace in Florence, with its wonderful Gardens of Boboli. I don’t know about you, but we are big fans of the majestic and mighty buildings, signs of glorious times, long gone. Anyway, we’ll take you with us to the wonderful palace and its beautiful gardens. And in addition, we leave you some curiosities about these! We’re sure you don’t know all of them! Ready?
Like all peoples, we Italians have many habits and traditions that may seem absurd and bizarre in the eyes of foreigners, but for us they are absolutely normal! In this article, we will see the most interesting and fun ones! In the comments, then, you have to let me know if you have any Italian relatives or friends to whom you have seen doing these things!
Get yourself a coffee and make yourself comfortable because reading this article you will witness one of the most heated and fierce challenges in history! I’m talking about the challenge between two works of art, two sculptures that are certainly among the most famous in Italy… and in the world! DAVID versus… DAVID. No mistakes! I am referring to Michelangelo’s David and Donatello’s David, both of which are in Florence. Reading this article you will learn the origin of the statues, what they have in common and their differences.