Viva VERDI

Viva VERDI

Giuseppe Verdi was born exactly 200 years ago on 10 Oct 1813 and died on 27 Jan 1901. He is known and loved world-wide for…

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Il sacco di Roma

Il sacco di Roma

The sack of Rome by the Visigoths took place on 24 August 410 and marks the symbolic ending of the Western Roman Empire. Most historians,…

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Il fine giustifica i mezzi?

Il fine giustifica i mezzi?

Niccolò Machiavelli è una grande figura rinascimentale italiana. Nato e morto a Firenze (3 maggio 1469 – 21 giugno 1527), Machiavelli divenne uno storico, diplomatico,…

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Rome wasn't built in a day

Rome wasn’t built in a day

21 April is generally accepted as marking the foundation of Rome. The likely year is 753 or 752 BC. There is much debate on ‘historical’…

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