Marymount - International School Rome
Marymount - International School Rome
Marymount - International School Rome
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Manuscript had been stolen from Venice library. Italy's culture minister has hailed the return of a precious manuscript in which Christopher Columbus, on his return from the Americas, announces the discovery of the New...
80th anniversary of Allied bombing of S. Lorenzo in 1943. Italy's president Sergio Mattarella is to attend a ceremony in Rome on Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of the Allied bombing of the city's S. Lorenzo dist...
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Tycoon grandfather of kidnapped teen refused at first to pay ransom. John Paul Getty III, the 16-year-old grandson of the American oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, was abducted by criminals in Rome's central Piazza Farnese in...
Visitors can walk through site where Julius Caesar was killed.  Rome will open the archaeological site in Largo di Torre Argentina to the public for the first time on Tuesday following a major development project sponso...
Italy looks back on anniversary of Vermicino tragedy whose doomed rescue attempts unfolded on live television. On this day 42 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. 51 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...
Italy marks Festa della Liberazione on 25 April. Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri will visit the Historic Museum of the Liberation of Rome on 25 April to mark Liberation Day, a national public holiday in Italy. However n...
Italy marks 78th anniversary of Liberation in 2023. Italy celebrates Liberation Day, known in Italian as Festa della Liberazione, with a national public holiday each year on 25 April. In addition to the closure of sc...
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 on the Festa della Liberazione which marks the country’s liberation from...
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 2,776 years since its legendary founding by Romulus in 753 BC. One spectac...
Marymount - International School Rome
Marymount - International School Rome
Marymount - International School Rome
Castelli H3 - 320 x 480
Castelli H3 - 320 x 480
Rome's birthday, on 21 April, is known as Natale di Roma. This year the city will celebrate its 2,776th 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 2,776 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...
Rome blows out 2,776 candles this year. The Eternal City celebrates its 2,776th birthday on 21 April 2023 with historical re-enactments including costumed parades past the Colosseum and gladiator fights in the Circus Ma...
Rome commemorates anniversary of Nazi raid. Today marks the 79th anniversary of the Nazi raid on Quadraro, a south-eastern suburb of Rome, during world war two. "One of the saddest and darkest pages in the history of...
Garbatella hosts Festa della Resistenza from 23-25 April. Rome will stage a festival dedicated to the Italian Resistance movement with a three-day programme of cultural and historical events to be held in the city's Gar...
Italy's partisan association ANPI brands La Russa's words "shameful". Italy's senate speaker Ignazio La Russa was at the centre of a political controversy on Friday after he criticised the partisan attack in Rome that l...
Rome marks the 79th anniversary of the Fosse Ardeatine massacre. On 24 March 1944 the Nazi forces then occupying Rome carried out one of the most horrific atrocities against civilians during the second world war in Ital...
Works on Museo della Shoah could start this spring. Italy's right-wing government has approved plans to build a Holocaust Museum in Rome, allocating €10 million for the project which was first proposed two decades ago....
Research claims that da Vinci was only half-Italian. Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci was the son of a slave who was trafficked to Italy from her home in the Caucasus, according to new research presented in Florence...
S. Francesca Romana monastery opens on 9 March for one day only. The feast day of the patron saint of motorists, Santa Francesca Romana (1384-1444), is marked in Rome each year on 9 March. The Roman saint, who is bur...
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