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San Casciano discovery hailed as "most important since Riace Bronzes". Archaeologists in Italy have unearthed 24 ancient bronze statues at the San Casciano dei Bagni thermal bath site in a discovery described as "except...
Remembrance Day service at Commonwealth Cemetery in Rome. A Remembrance Day service will be held on the morning of Friday 11 November at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in the Testaccio area of Rome....
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Ireland remembers Violet Gibson with plaque outside her childhood home in Dublin. A plaque dedicated to Violet Gibson, the Irishwoman who tried to assassinate Italian Fascist leader Benito Mussolini almost a century ago...
Discovery on the Via Tiburtina. Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a Roman bridge from the Imperial era during an excavation alongside the Via Tiburtina in north-east Rome. The discovery came to light durin...
Rome catacombs with newly restored frescoes to reopen to public. The fourth-century Catacombs of Commodilla in the Garbatella area of Rome will soon reopen to the public after their frescoes were restored by the Vatican...
Rome police sealed off an area around Porta Maggiore on Tuesday after part of one of the arches at the monumental Roman gateway became dislodged and fell to the ground. The incident occurred at around 06.15 at the inter...
Italy looks back on anniversary of Vermicino tragedy whose doomed rescue attempts unfolded on live television. On this day 41 years ago, a small boy fell deep into a well in a village near Frascati, about 20 km south-ea...
Notorious attack on Michelangelo's Pietà occurred on 21 May 1972. 50 years ago today, a Hungarian man called Laszlo Toth climbed over an altar rail in St Peter’s Basilica and attacked Michelangelo’s Pietà with a geologi...
How a 19th-century protest folk song became the anthem of Italy's anti-fascist resistance. Every year on 25 April, Bella Ciao is sung across Italy to mark the Festa della Liberazione which marks the country’s liberation...
Italy celebrates Festa della Liberazione on 25 April. Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri visited the Historic Museum of the Liberation of Rome on 25 April to mark Liberation Day, a national public holiday in Italy. However...
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The Romans, through the Latin language and the far-reaching cultural influences of the ancient Roman empire, are arguably founders of Western culture. Their position as members of an ancient Mediterranean society meant...
Rome's birthday, on 21 April, is known as Natale di Roma. This year the city will celebrate its 2,775th birthday. Traditionally the Eternal City marks its birthday with historical re-enactments of ancient Roman rituals,...
Rome marks Natale di Roma on 21 April. Rome celebrates 2,775 years today, 21 April, in a popular birthday tradition called Natale di Roma. The annual celebration - known in ancient times as Dies Romana or Romaia - is...
Sun lights up Pantheon entrance on Rome’s birthday. Rome's birthday, known as Natale di Roma, falls on 21 April, and this year the city marks 2,775 years since its legendary founding by Romulus in 753 BC. One spectac...
Festa della Liberazione is marked with a public holiday in Italy. Italy celebrates Liberation Day, known in Italian as Festa della Liberazione, with a national public holiday each year on 25 April. The occasion is he...
Natale di Roma is marked with re-enactments of ancient Roman customs from 21-24 April. Rome celebrates its 2,775th birthday on 21 April 2022. The annual event, known as Natale di Roma, is based on the legendary founding...
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