Italian History

Sa Femina Accabadora, The Lady of the Good Death

Sa Femmina Accabadora was a woman who was in charge of bringing death to...

The Roman Expeditions of the Nile River

Between 62 and 67 AD the Roman emperor Nero sent a small group of...

Three fascinating cultural practices from ancient Rome

Italy is stuffed with culture like some kind of metaphysical, literally culture-stuffed calzone. Obviously, all...

Crucified like Jesus two thousand years ago | The second case in the world discovered in Italy

A multidisciplinary - anthropological, taphonomic and genetic study - conducted in collaboration between researchers...

Archaeologists found in Pompeii the skeleton of a man fleeing from the fury of the Volcano

The man, probably limping, was killed by a boulder hurled at high speed by...

The Gardens of Tivoli in Italy: Villa d’Este

The Villa d'Este in Tivoli is a masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance and is...

6 Things You Could Never Have Guessed Are Actually Italian Inventions

Italy’s contribution to culture and gastronomy is undisputable. From ancient Roman times to the...
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The Italian Army during WWI

Italy was officially a member of the Triple Alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary. Despite...

Child Labour And the Sulphur Mines in Sicily

THERE is one street in Catania, Sicily, which seems to be given over to...

The lives of the Carusi, the slave miners of Sicily

Child Slavery at the Floristella Grottacalda mines in Sicily. The Caruso was a kid aged...

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The sporting culture behind the Italian game

Sport is a strange thing; it ignites a raw passion in the tamest person, it creates rivalries between people who would otherwise get along...

12 leaders of Juventus ultras groups arrested for blackmailing Juventus to get free tickets and ticket touting

12 leaders of Juventus ultras groups were arrested during an investigation of the Digos ( General Investigations and Special Operations Division) of Turin. On September...

The Wolf And The Lamb, PHÆDRUS

Driven by thirst, a Wolf and a Lamb had come to the same stream; the Wolf stood above, and the Lamb at a distance...

Priest feels sick after taking cocaine while accompanying students on a school trip

A priest from a secondary school in Alassio, in the province of Savona, felt sick after taking a large quantity of cocaine during a...

The San Remo Casino: the Italian Riviera’s Flagship Casino

The Italian Riviera, in the country’s north-west close to the French border, has long enjoyed the status of a glamorous travel destination for holidaymakers...

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30 Amazing pictures of Pompeii

The cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD was one of the most spectacular and destructive event in ancient history. Two towns and many...

Christ of the Abyss in Italy

The Christ of the Abyss is a bronze statue placed in 1954 on the bottom of the bay of San Fruttuoso, between Camogli and...

What is everybody’s natural language ? The cruel experiment in language deprivation of Frederick II

Throughout history were conducted experiments involving language deprivation trying to discover the origin of language. The first attempt is reported by Herodotus, who wrote Pharaoh...

Cities built by the Romans (The big list)

The list of cities built by the Romans over the centuries is impressive. Some of the following cities may have been founded by other people,...

The lives of the Carusi, the slave miners of Sicily

Child Slavery at the Floristella Grottacalda mines in Sicily. The Caruso was a kid aged 8 to 14 years, assigned to carry on shoulder excavated...

The gruesome procession of Verbicaro Flagellants

Italian flagellants - Every year Verbicaro, Calabria, hosts a gruesome procession. During the night between Thursday and Good Friday, some penitents, completely dressed in red,...

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