ROME (AP) — Cosa Nostra's "boss of bosses," who was serving 26 life sentences as the convicted mastermind of dozens of murders of rivals for power on his Sicilian turf as well as prominent anti-Mafia heroes, died Friday in an Italian hospital prison ward.
Cardinal Joseph Zen believes the Holy See is taking the wrong approach with dialogue and compromise, and 'now things are going down, down.'
Introducing your newest guilty pleasure! In Bravo's latest reality TV show To Rome For Love, a group of American women — Gina Neely, Shay Atkins, Nakita McGraw, Ashley Russell, and Mercedes Young — travel all the way to Italy to find the love of their lives! Related: WATCH The RHOBH Season 8 Trailer HERE! However, in their pursuit [...]
It’s official! Tennis superstar Serena Williams and her fiance, Alexis Ohanian, are now married! Williams and Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit, met in Rome in 2015 and got engaged last December! Their wedding took place last night at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans. [Photo: Essence] Of course, the event was a star-studded affair. Show More Summary
ROME/PALERMO (Reuters) - The death of Sicilian Mafia boss Salvatore "Toto'" Riina on Friday does not mark the end of Cosa Nostra, but the crime group is unlikely to allow one man such power ever again, a top magistrate and former mobster said.
The supreme pontiff and leader of all Catholics worldwide, Pope Francis, was recently gifted a very special edition Lamborghini Huracán in front of the Vatican hotel where he lives in Rome. While it’s not considered to be the new popemobile, this exclusive variation of the supercar will be auctioned off at RM Sotheby’s next year […]
Walks in Rome is an interactive map project that updates and modernizies a famous 1870 guidebook of Rome by August Hare. (more…)
"Although less well known in Europe, Hamilton achieved such popularity in the United States that, when I tell people that I study Classics, most people over the age of fifty who are familiar with the subject tell me that Hamilton was their entry point." Now that her The Grrek Way (1930) and The Roman Way […]
Netflix is doubling down on Italian drama after ordering its latest high-end scripted series Baby. The streaming service has ordered an 8-part coming-of-age story from fledgling Rome producer Fabula Pictures. The series explores theShow More Summary
St Josaphat Kuntsevych, né John, was martyred in the year 1623 for his ardent championship of union with Rome among the Byzantine Rite Christians of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. A member of the Basilian Order, he was made bishop of Vitebsk in 1617, at the age of only 37, and archbishop of Polotsk the following year. Show More Summary
Rome (AFP) – Argentine legend Diego Maradona lamented Italy’s failure to qualify for next year’s World Cup, regretting the absence of “one of the greats” of international football. Four-time world champions Italy missed out on a place...Show More Summary
By Marco Bratusch At Monday’s EBU purse bid in Rome, Italy, French promoter Gerard Teysseron of Europrom offered 42,001 Euros as the only bidder to guarantee to his company the… Read More » The post EBU purse bid and update appeared first on fightnews.com.
Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, Recently, the people of two of Italy’s most prosperous regions voted in a referendum, on whether they wished to have greater autonomy from Rome. The referendum is non-binding, but that’s...Show More Summary
Rome (AFP) – Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years was greeted by a mixture of disbelief, dismay and resigned disappointment by fans across the country. In Rome’s trendy San Lorenzo district, the...Show More Summary
Mark Koyama: [Could Rome Have Had an Industrial Revolution?/span>](https://medium.com/@MarkKoyama/could-rome-have-had-an-industrial-revolution-4126717370a2) ---- ## The Malthusian Epoch and Its End The agrarian age Malthusian epoch in human economic-demographic history had three principal driving characteristics: 1. Show More Summary
Beneath Washington, D.C. a dimly lit web of passages weaves throughout row after row of eerie wall graves, recalling early Christian burials in the catacombs of Ancient Rome. The subterranean complex is located underneath the Franciscan...Show More Summary
ROME (Reuters) - National elections are looming and Italy's left seems bent on engineering its own defeat as Democratic Party (PD) leader Matteo Renzi continues to come under fire from potential allies.
Jordan Clarkson was at the top of the Fendi headquarters this summer in the Palazzo della Civilta Italiana in Rome, goofing off on the set of a fashion shoot when he thought he messed it all up. Fendi had built a basketball court on the roof for the shoot, but Clarkson’s antics knocked out the...
Covering an unprecedented spectrum of objects from Classical Greece and Rome to Ancient Egypt and the Near East, Sotheby?s November sale of Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art brings to life past civilisations. With estimates ranging from £800 to £400,000, the sale presents an opportunity for first time buyers as well as seasoned collectors. Show More Summary