Italian Honorifics

Italian Honorifics

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. These are some of the honorifics used in Italy.As part of the republican constitution that became effective in Italy on 1 January 1948, titles of nobility ceased to be recognized in law (although they were not, strictly, abolished or banned), and the organ of state which had regulated them, the Consulta Araldica, was eliminated.[1] However the so-called predicati - territorial or manorial designations that were often connected to a noble title by use of a nobiliary particle such as di, da, della, dei, could be resumed as part of the legal surname upon judicial approval for persons who possessed it prior to 28 October 1922 (date of Italian fascism's accession to power). In practice, this meant that, e.g., "John Doe, Duke of Somewhere" or "Princess Jane of Kingdom" might become "John Doe di Somewhere" or "Jane della Kingdom," respectively. Nonetheless, titles are often still used unofficially in villages, private clubs and some social sets.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136566346
  • 9786136566344