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CATEGORY: Italy
Why Lincoln Wanted an Italian Freedom Fighter to Lead His Army
August 11, 2017

Giuseppe Garibaldi is best known for helping to Italy, but he came very close to taking another notable assignment, Read More

Italy is Fed Up With Tourists Frolicking In the Trevi Fountain
June 13, 2017

Rome’s mayor has announced new restrictions aimed squarely at tourists behaving badly at the Trevi Fountain, among other ancient waterworks. Read More

The Disaster that Deluged Florence’s Cultural Treasures
November 3, 2016

Explore what happened during the 1966 disaster when the Arno River burst its banks in the city of Florence. Read More

Ancient Text Could Hold Key to Unlocking Etruscan Secrets
April 1, 2016

Archeologists in Italy have unearthed a 500-pound sandstone slab that may help them decipher the lost language and culture of a mysterious pre-Roman people. Read More