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O’Flaherty saved the lives of over 6,000 escapees in Rome during world war two. On 8 May 2016 a plaque was unveiled at the Vatican's Collegium Teutonicum to honour the Irish priest Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty (1898-1964)...
Prison at Roman Forum will reopen with new visitor facilities. The Mamertine prison at the Roman Forum will reopen to the public on 21 July, following a year-long closure to allow for archaeological work and the insta...
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Rome celebrates 71st anniversary of liberation on 25 April. On 25 April Italy celebrates the 71st Festa della Liberazione which marks the country’s liberation from German occupation and fascist rule at the end of worl...
Annual commemoration at Rome War Cemetery. Australians and New Zealanders in Rome will mark ANZAC Day 2016 with a memorial service on Monday 25 April at the Rome War Cemetery on Via Nicola Zabaglia, in the Testaccio d...
Wartime bunker built for Italy's former royal family. A bunker designed for Italy's former royal family has opened to the public for the first time, after being abandoned by 70 years, at Rome's Villa Ada park. The...
Rome's “mediaeval Sistine Chapel” reopens after 36-year restoration. The sixth-century S. Maria Antiqua church in the Roman Forum, one of Rome’s earliest surviving Christian monuments, reopened to visitors on 24 March...
72nd anniversary of massacre at Rome's Fosse Ardeatine. Italian president Sergio Mattarella attended a wreath-laying ceremony at Rome’s Fosse Ardeatine mausoleum on 23 March, in memory of the 335 people killed by the...
Holocaust victims remembered in Rome 71 years after liberation of Auschwitz. Numerous memorial events are being held in Rome to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday 27 January. Established in 2...
Service at Commonwealth cemetery in Rome. The annual Commonwealth Remembrance Day service takes place on Wednesday 11 November at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery, Via Nicola Zabaglia 50 in Testaccio....
Emperor Domitian's ramp connects Roman Forum with Palatine hill. A first-century ramp that leads from the Roman Forum up to the hilltop imperial palace on the Palatine hill opened to the public on 20 October, followin...
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72nd anniversary of deportation of Rome’s Jews. Commemorative events are taking place in Rome on 16 October, 72 years after more than 1,000 of the city’s Jews were deported to the Nazi extermination camp at Auschwitz....
Traces of the House of Stuart can still be seen in Rome 300 years after the Jacobite Rising in Scotland. The Jacobite Rising in Scotland in 1715 was the second of three unsuccessful attempts made by James Francis Edwa...
Sixth century BC house may be proof of larger ancient capital than originally thought. The discovery of a sixth century BC residence on Rome's Quirinal hill could prove that the ancient city was much larger than origi...
Triumphal arch found buried under Circus Maximus. Archaeologists working in Rome's Circus Maximus have unearthed large marble remains belonging to a lesser-known Arch of Titus dating to 81 AD, the year in which the em...
City celebrates 70th anniversary of liberation. On 25 April Italy celebrates the 70th Festa della Liberazione which marks the country’s liberation from German occupation and fascist rule at the end of world war two....
Annual commemoration at Rome War Cemetery. New Zealanders and Australians in Rome will mark ANZAC Day 2015 with a memorial service on Saturday 25 April at the Rome War Cemetery on Via Nicola Zabaglia, in the Piramide...
Residents commemorate 71st anniversary of Nazi raid. Today is the 71st anniversary of the Nazi raid on Quadraro, a south-eastern suburb of Rome, during world war two. The district was well known for its numerous pa...
Ancient Rome evoked by 50 historical groups from 10 countries The capital celebrates its 2,768th birthday on Tuesday 21 April, with events beginning on Sunday 19 April. Known as Natale di Roma, the annual birthday cel...
Fossils, flints and bones 200,000 years old go on display. The Pleistocine Museum of Rome been inaugurated by the city's mayor Ignazio Marino and admission is free to visitors. Located in Casal de' Pazzi in the R...
71st anniversary of Rome massacre. The traditional commemoration ceremony takes place at Rome’s Fosse Ardeatine mausoleum on Tuesday 24 March, in memory of the 335 people killed by the then occupying Nazi forces 71 ye...
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