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Italy “Ante Portas”
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Bobič, Pavlina - Italy “Ante Portas”


Austria-Hungary | Catholic Church's | Italy | Radiant May | Slovenian


The essential themes, which are addressed in this chapter, are therefore firstly centred on the questions of the interpretive tools-and imagery-that the Church seized upon to explain the nature of the Italian foe in 1915, given that he threatened to encroach directly upon the Slovenian lands. In order to gain an insight into the political background to the conflict, the chapter is dev…

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Bobič, Pavlina, “Italy “Ante Portas””, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 04 December 2022 <>
First published online: 2015

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