Lars. F has no idea what he's talking about. Italians not having anything worthwhile to add to history? Here's a nice list.
Da Vinci, Michealangelo, The Roman Empire, Marco Polo, and also not mention America was named after his navigator, also an Italian.
I could go on and on but I'm not, because now I'm go play some soccer then have a nice big dish of pasta.
Irish, Scottish, and Greek people can kiss my hairy, proud, Italian ass