In films, books, cartoons, and toys, pirates often have an appearance that represents their adventurous lifestyle(= stile di vita). They usually wear 17th or 18th century clothes, a bandana or a feathered (= piumato) tricorne. They sometimes have an eye patch (= benda sull’occhio)  and often carry a cutlass (=Continua

LA VERSIONE DI VASCO di Vasco Rossi “Vivere significa poter scegliere. Chi non sceglie si sottopone alle scelte degli altri.” S. Kierkegaard “Ognuno ricorda le cose alla sua maniera, ognuno un po’ se la racconta. Io sono stato franco. Con questo libro di dichiarazioni forse si capirà di più laContinua

The history of piracy starts in 500 BC, the time of ancient Greece and Rome, when  pirates sailed the Mediterranean Sea and attacked the cargo ships (= navi merci). Also Julius Caesar, at the age of 25, was captured by Cilician pirates and was a prisoner on an Dodecanese islet.Continua

The history of piracy starts in 500 BC, the time of ancient Greece and Rome,  when  pirates sailed the Mediterranean Sea and attacked the cargo ships (=navi merci) .  Also Julius Caesar, at the age of 25, was captured by Cilician pirates and was a prisoner on an Dodecanese islet.Continua

The history of blacks in North America began in August, 1619 when a small Dutch warship sailed up (= risalì)  the James River to the young English colony of Jamestown, Virginia. The Dutch ship had captured a Spanish ship in the Caribbean sea carrying black men and women to SpanishContinua