Custoza

Custoza

(ko͞ostô`tsä) or

Custozza

(–tôt`tsä), village, Venetia, N Italy, near Verona. It was the scene of an Austrian victory over Sardinia in 1848 (see RisorgimentoRisorgimento
[Ital.,=resurgence], in 19th-century Italian history, period of cultural nationalism and of political activism, leading to unification of Italy. Roots of the Risorgimento
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) and of an Austrian victory over Italy in 1866 (see Austro-Prussian WarAustro-Prussian War
or Seven Weeks War,
June 15–Aug. 23, 1866, between Prussia, allied with Italy, and Austria, seconded by Bavaria, Württemberg, Saxony, Hanover, Baden, and several smaller German states.
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).
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Tuttavia, nel frattempo, la violenza del Medioevo e del Cinquecento narrata dai romanzieri trovera concreta rappresentazione a Custoza, Novara, Melegnano e Lissa mentre gli assedi dalla Firenze comunale si sposteranno alla Roma di Pio IX e alle macchine da guerra medievali si sostituiranno i moschetti e i cannoni del Regio Esercito Italiano.
My final stop was in Custoza - the site of two major battles during the 19th century Italian wars of independence.
Deve anzitutto sfatare l'ignobile leggenda che gli italiani non si battono, deve cancellare la vergogna di Lissa e di Custoza, deve dimostrare al mondo che l'Italia e capace di fare una guerra, una grande guerra.
On the battlefield, Italy was defeated in Custoza (Land battle) and Lissa (Battleship), but the defeat of Austria in Koniggratz and the politics of Napoleon III offered Venice to the Italians (Stiles, 1998: 80-81).
Indeed, the screen versions of the Risorgimento produced in Italy in the sound era always limit their field to the nineteenth century, and to specific events, mostly avoiding obscure or even only problematic moments in the revolutionary process, such as the battles of Custoza and Novara, which find only occasional representation in the history of Italian cinema--and most notably in Luchino Visconti's splendid rendering of his personal interpretation of Italian Risorgimento in Senso (1954).
60) Su titulo recuerda la historia del pequeno tamborilero sardo que transmitio un mensaje de auxilio durante la guerra contra Austria en 1848, en la batalla de Custoza del 24 de julio, sin tener en cuenta que habia sido herido en una pierna que le tuvo que ser amputada.
Debido a las dificiles relaciones del Piamonte con Austria (34), el rey Carlos Alberto del Piamonte-Cerdena aprovecho la rebelion en Milan para dirigir sus ejercitos a la Lombardia contra los austriacos y en apoyo al levantamiento milanes, pero la intervencion fue desastrosa en Custoza (35).
Examples are Bianco di Custoza (a blended white from the Custoza subregion of Veneto) or Rosso di Montalcino (a blended red from the Montalcino subregion of Tuscany).
In February 2011, the Swiss- based Count of Custoza Family Office launched a classic car fund.
A glass of Custoza Pinot Grigio, a delicate, flowery number, was just right for a midday tipple.