Italian Folklore

Abruzzi

Abruzzi

Abruzzi Pronunciation: Ah-BRUTS-ee Variations: Abruzzo Each November 1, the citizens of the town of Abruzzi, located in central Italy, hold ...
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Befana

Befana

Befana : The Christmas Witch Befana is a benevolent Italian witch who brings gifts to children on Epiphany Eve. She ...
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Gobbo

Gobbo

Gobbo Once upon a time, the image of a hunchback represented abundance because the hump on the back was interpreted ...
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Sibilla

Sibilla

Sibilla ALSO KNOWN AS: Sibillia; Sibylla ORIGIN: Italy According to Italian legend, after vanishing from Rome, the Cumaean Sybil took ...
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