Welcome to Achyra!

Achyra (ἄχυρα [ákʰyɾa], “bran, chaff” in ancient Greek) is a place devoted to the promotion of knowledge and dialogue. Our sites:

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)

Discussion board on the Italian language (in Italian).

Visit Cruscate
Moliere (1622-1673)
Français notre belle langue

Discussion board on the French language (in French).

Visit Français
Vocabolario degli Accademici della Crusca (1612)
Italiano, ci manchi

List of semantic equivalents to many Italian foreignisms (in Italian).

Browse Foreignisms
Pala of the Infarinato (Lionardo Salviati, 1539-1589)
The Infarinato’s pages

Personal pages: Paolo Matteucci.

Meet the Infarinato