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‘Italy Sightings’

0214: Rome, Italy Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 214 AD Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Rome, Italy Urban or Rural: Rural Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: figure of man wearing white clothing Hynek Classification:  CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Henry Durrant, 1970 Summary/Description: At Hadria a fiery bridge was seen in the sky and next to him the figure of man wearing white clothing. Related articles The Mysterious Life and Death of Philip Schneider Martin Armstrong Asks “Are We Headed Into Global Fascism?” Some Of The Dumbest Taxes Throughout History 10,000 Year Old Rock Paintings… Read More

540: Monte Cassino Italy Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  540 Sighting Time:  dawn Day/Night:  dawn Location:  Monte Cassino, Italy Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):   Entity Type:  God? Entity Description:   Hynek Classification:  CE-V (Close Encounter V) Voluntary bilateral contact between humans and extraterrestrials. Duration:   No. of Object(s):  1 Height & Speed:   Size of Object(s):   Distance to Object(s):   Shape of Object(s):   Color/Description of Object(s):  a light, which banished away the darkness of the night, and glittered with such brightness, that the light which did shine in the midst of darkness was far more clear than the light of the day. Number of Witnesses:  1 Source:   Summary/Description:  At dawn, Saint Benedict of Nursia observed a glittering… Read More

1491: Fazio Cardano Sighting in Milan

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 13 1491 Sighting Time: Day/Night: evening Location: Milan, Italy Urban or Rural: Rural Entity Type: seven “majestic” looking men appeared Entity Description: wearing bright flowing robes and sandals and what appeared to be Greek tiaras on their heads. They had black hair and were of an unnatural beauty and appeared to be 30 to 40 years of age. Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: over three hours No. of Object(s):  7 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: CUN Campania & Jacques Vallee Passport To Magonia Summary/Description: Noted philosopher Fazio Cardano was resting in… Read More

1526: Rome, Italy Abduction

THINK ABOUTIT ABDUCTION REPORT Date:  1526 Sighting Time:   Day/Night:   Location:  Rome, Italy Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):   Entity Type:  demon Entity Description:  demons Hynek Classification:  CE-IV (Close Encounter IV) Abduction of the witness or other direct contact Duration:   No. of Object(s):   Height & Speed:   Size of Object(s):   Distance to Object(s):   Shape of Object(s):   Color/Description of Object(s):   Number of Witnesses:  Multiples Source:  Malleus Maleficarum: The Classic Study of Witchcraft, Part I, Question I, 7, trar Montague Summers (London: Bracken Books, 1996). Summary/Description:  The Italian inquisitor Paulus Grillandus, whose Tractatus de Hereticis et Sortilegiis had almost as much impact as the Malleus Maleficarum, wrote that a countryman in Rome saw… Read More

1606: San Lorenzo in San Pietro, Montalcino, Italy – Glorification of the Eucharist

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  1606 Sighting Time:   Day/Night:   Location:  San Lorenzo in San Pietro, Montalcino, Italy Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):   Entity Type:   Entity Description:   Hynek Classification:   Duration:   No. of Object(s):  1 Height & Speed:   Size of Object(s):   Distance to Object(s):   Shape of Object(s):  sphere Color/Description of Object(s):   shining almost metallic coloured sphere with a strange glow rising at the top? And what are those two long straight rods attached to the surface of the sphere? The rods appear to widen at the bottom to form a round base on the sphere, while at the very tip of the narrow end of the rod, we… Read More

1608: Genoa, Italy’s USO Battle

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 22 1608 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Genoa, Italy Urban or Rural: Rural Entity Type: human shaped figure Entity Description: covered in scales and with what appeared to be “snakes” protruding from its hands, two humanoid beings, with large heads and large luminous eyes dressed in red scaly combination outfits Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: several hours No. of Object(s):  three Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Locals Special Features/Characteristics: USO Source: CUN Genoa, Also Jean Pierre Petit France Reported: Summary/Description: Locals reportedly saw a bizarre creature emerging from sea right off the coast. It… Read More

1728: Bologna, Italy Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: December 17 1728 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Bologna, Italy Urban or Rural: Entity Description: young man on a horse, with a helmet on his head, decorated with feathers. Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): appearance of a cross Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Residents Source: Pierre Delval “Contacts of the 4rth Type” Summary/Description: Residents in the area saw in the sky an object having the appearance of a cross, followed by the appearance of a young man on a horse, with a helmet on his head, decorated with feathers. This caused great consternation among the people. On the 18th there was a great earthquake… Read More

1753: Alberto Gordoni disappearence in Catania, Sicily, Italy

THINK ABOUTIT ABDUCTION REPORT Date: May 3 1753 Sighting Time: Day/Night: daytime Location: Catania, Sicily, Italy Urban or Rural: Entity Type: tall thin human-like figure with long hair, Entity Description: Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: “The Trap of the Devil” in: “Planet X” monthly newspaper, Kiev Ukraine July 2005 Summary/Description: Respected local artisan, Alberto Gordoni was walking in the castle’s yard when he suddenly disappeared in plain sight, before the eyes of his stunned wife and other witnesses, including the Duke of Zenini and other fellow countrymen. The stunned witnesses immediately dug around the area but failed to find any tract of Gordoni… Read More

1947: Villa Santina Encounter

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 14, 1947 Sighting Time: 0900A Day/Night: Location: Villa Santina, Italy Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: midget-sized beings Entity Description: not over 3 ft tall, wearing dark blue overalls of translucent material, with bright red belts, collars, and cuffs. Their large heads were covered with broad tight fitting caps. They had immense round yellow green eyes with vertical slit pupils, and a mere slit of a ^-shaped mouth, Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: No. of Object(s): 9 Size of Object(s): 30 ft. Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Single Source:  Charles Bowen (ed.), The Humanoids, Flying Saucer Review Special Issue (1966) Summary/Description: Italian artist R. L. Johannis was out painting when he noticed… Read More

1950: Alien Encounter at Varese, Italy

THINK ABOUTIT ENCOUNTER REPORT Date: April 24, 1950 Sighting Time: 2200 Day/Night: Night Location: Varese, Italy Urban or Rural: -Urban Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: about 1 m 70 in height, a man dressed in tight-fitting clothes and wearing a helmet (“divers’ suits”) Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: No. of Object(s): 4 Humanoids, 1 Ship Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): a few kilometres Shape of Object(s): round, “like a ball flattened from above”. In the middle of it there was a small ladder, from the top of which was coming a faint greenish light, and he was now able to see at close hand the source of the flashing. Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Single Source: Ezio Bernardini, excerpt from FSR 1987 No. 4 Summary/Description: Bruno… Read More

1952: Bernina Mountains, Italy

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Photos of hoaxer Giampiero Monguzzi holding his camera and small models trash this story. These appeared in Reynolds News (UK, no date) which were saved by Murray Bott, who kindly passed them to Loren Gross. (see /r136 #11 pg 61-63) Case closed. Date: July 31 1952 Sighting Time: 0925A Day/Night: Day Location: Bernina Mountains, Italy Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): gigantic Distance to Object(s): 200 meters Shape of Object(s): lens-shaped, with a red antenna on top Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 2 Special Features/Characteristics: man in a metallic “diver’s suit” Source: UFO in… Read More

1952: Castelfranco, Emilia Romagna, Italy Encounter

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: November 16 1952 Sighting Time: 0930A Day/Night: Day Location: Castelfranco, Emilia Romagna, Italy Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 20 meters Distance to Object(s): 10 meters Shape of Object(s): soup plates Color of Object(s): gold or copper colored Number of Witnesses: 1 Special Features/Characteristics: 3 human forms appeared in the interstice, dressed apparently in rubber like overalls, with transparent masks Source: UFO in Italia Summary/Description: Nello Ferrari, 41, a farmer, had gone to a lonely spot to relieve himself when he noticed a copper colored light cast on the grass. Looking up, he saw… Read More

1952: San Pietro a Vico Italy Encounter

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 25 1952 Sighting Time: 0300A Day/Night: before dawn Location: San Pietro a Vico Italy Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): circular Color of Object(s): black Number of Witnesses: 1 Special Features/Characteristics: a human face looked out, and stretched out an arm Source: Siro Menicucci for the research group for the Study Of UFO Phenomena, Prato Italy Summary/Description: Going to the river Serchio before dawn to fish, Carlo Rossi saw hovering over it a circular object, apparently drawing up water through a long tube. It was black, with… Read More