Nations of Immigrants

All nations with written histories are nations of immigrants. Roman Italy in prose and poetry was depicted as a nation of settlers from Troy, ancient Greece and immigrants from Gall. In post-Roman Italy,  German, French, Norman, Hungarian, and Spanish immigrants fashioned its present population. bn-sc976_immigs_g_20170215182114Britain is also a nation of immigrants comprising Danes, ancient Germany’s Angles and Saxons, Norman French; modern  Germany’s Handel, George I from whom Queen Elizabeth is descended; Karl Marx and today’s arrivals from her former worldwide empire.