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‘Sistine Chapel of the Early Middle Ages’ buried for a millennium by an earthquake reopens

Church of Santa Maria Antiqua lay undiscovered for more than 1,000 years after it was buried by rubble from an earthquake Continue reading

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Saint’s treasure sparks battle between Naples and Church

Italian protesters try to stop Catholic Church gaining any control over the treasure of a local saint thought to be worth more than crown jewels Continue reading

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Furious church-goers barricade St Valentine’s remains in cathedral after attempted removal

A bishop had planned to temporarily transfer the saint’s relics to another cathedral three miles away but provoked an outpouring of anger from local parishioners. Continue reading

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Italian Wine And Food – Aosta Valley Region, Piedmont Wine

The Aosta Valley is a little short on great wines, but the author found a fabulous Piedmont wine to substitute. Continue reading

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Italian Pasta

When we hear the term Italian cuisine, the first name that comes in our mind is pasta. Though it was originated in Italy, it is famous worldwide. Pasta is like noodles, made from certain grain flours with water and/or eggs mixtures. Continue reading

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Weekend Rome

Have A Weekend Break In Rome The weekends around the Easter are the busiest times in Rome as this city comes alive for the most crucial week in the calendar of Roman Catholics. The events start in St Peter’s Square … Continue reading

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Cidades Da Italia

Beach Holidays In Panaji,goa The church on the main square, the Baroque architecture, pretty villas, cobbled streets and interesting buildings give Panaji a distinctly Portuguese ambience. The pretty town of Panaji lies along the left bank of the Mandovi River … Continue reading

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Ferie I Italia

Name That Victorian Style Home! Many people think they know what they’re looking for when they want a “Victorian style” home. However, “Victorian” is a misnomer. It refers to a period of time, rather than a type of housing. The … Continue reading

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Bed And Breakfast Roma

Hello From Sicily – Italian Studies, A Pottery Lesson And A Hike Up Mount Etna On a gorgeous morning following a good sleep after last night’s cooking lesson I woke up at about 6 am and stepped out on the … Continue reading

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Cursos En Italia

Firefighter Tattoos: Maltese Cross Design Firefighter tattoos are found in Maltese cross design. These are very strong and powerful designs. It is a badge of symbol referring to courage and honor. A Maltese cross is a symbol that shows protection. … Continue reading

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Florence Italie

Florence Italy Vacation Packages Florence Italy is one of the most popular tourist locations in the world. It is the origin of the Renaissance and an artists dream with its architectural marvels. Florence has some of Italys best museums, churches, … Continue reading

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