Wikipedia:Main Page alternative (Italian-style 2)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Note: This page is taken from the Italian Wikipedia, and requires an edit to your monobook.css page to completely work. See the active Italian page and hover over the icons to see what I mean.

Welcome to Wikipedia,


the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif

Search 4,863,827 articles in English

Pix.gif
 
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Logo della sezione Today's featured picture

Today's featured picture

Heath fritillary

The heath fritillary (Melitaea athalia) is a species of butterfly in the family Nymphalidae, which can be found in heathland, grassland, and coppiced woodlands throughout the Palaearctic. They typically fly close to the ground, though they are generally sedentary and will rarely fly further than 100 metres (330 ft) at a time.

Photograph: Darius Baužys
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif

Other areas of Wikipedia

  • Community portal – Bulletin board, projects, resources and activities covering a wide range of Wikipedia areas.
  • Help desk – Ask questions about using Wikipedia.
  • Local embassy – For Wikipedia-related communication in languages other than English.
  • Reference desk – Serving as virtual librarians, Wikipedia volunteers tackle your questions on a wide range of subjects.
  • Site news – Announcements, updates, articles and press releases on Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation.
  • Village pump – For discussions about Wikipedia itself, including areas for technical issues and policies.
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Logo della sezione Wikipedia's sister projects

Wikipedia's sister projects

Wikipedia is hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization that also hosts a range of other projects:

Commons-logo-31px.png
Commons
Free media repository
Wikinews-logo-51px.png
Wikinews
Free-content news
Wiktionary-logo-51px.gif
Wiktionary
Dictionary and thesaurus
Wikiquote-logo-51px.png
Wikiquote
Collection of quotations
Wikibooks-logo-35px.png
Wikibooks
Free textbooks and manuals
Wikisource-logo-35px.png
Wikisource
Free-content library
Wikispecies-logo-35px.png
Wikispecies
Directory of species
Wikiversity-logo-41px.png
Wikiversity
Free learning materials and activities
Wikimedia-logo-35px.png
Meta-Wiki
Wikimedia project coordination
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Logo della sezione Today's featured article

Today's featured article

Pećanac (second from left) with a German military officer and Kosovo Albanian collaborator in October 1941

Kosta Pećanac (1879–1944) was a Serbian Chetnik commander during both of the Balkan Wars, World War I, and World War II. Pećanac (pictured, second from left) fought on the Serbian side in the Balkan Wars and World War I, joining the Toplica uprising of 1917. After the war he was an important leader of Chetnik veteran associations, known for his strong hostility to the Yugoslav Communist Party, which made him popular with conservatives. As president of the Chetnik Association, he transformed the association during the 1930s into an aggressively partisan Serb political organisation with over half a million members. During World War II, Pećanac collaborated with the German military administration and with their Serbian puppet government in the Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia. In July 1942, rival Chetnik leader Draža Mihailović arranged for the Yugoslav government-in-exile to denounce Pećanac as a traitor, and his continuing collaboration with the Germans ruined what remained of the reputation he had developed in the Balkan Wars and World War I. By March 1943, the Germans saw Pećanac's Chetniks as inefficient and unreliable, and disbanded them. He was interned, then killed in May or June 1944 by agents of Mihailović. (Full article...)

Recently featured: Secret of Mana – Javan slow loris – California Chrome

Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Logo della sezione In the news

In the news

Stuart Bingham holds a snooker cue

Ongoing: Nepal earthquake Yemeni Civil War


Recent deaths: Ruth Rendell Maya Plisetskaya Ben E. King
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Logo della sezione Did you know...

Did you know...

From Wikipedia's new and recently improved content:

Portrait of Alexander Asher, as published in the Black & White Parliamentary Album, 1895

Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Logo della sezione On this day...

On this day...

May 5: Feast of St George (Palestinians); Liberation Day in Denmark, Ethiopia, and the Netherlands; Children's Day in Japan and South Korea

Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall

More anniversaries: May 4 May 5 May 6

It is now May 5, 2015 (UTC) – Reload this page
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Logo della sezione Wikipedia languages

Wikipedia languages

Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif
Pix.gif