Folklore of Italy
Folklore of Italy refers to the folklore and urban legends of Italy.
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St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...
Origins of 'Gospel of Jesus's Wife' Begin to Emerge
The truth may be finally emerging about the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” a highly controversial papyrus suggesting that some people, in ancient times, believed Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene. New re...
1970s Men’s Fashion Ads You Won’t Be Able To Unsee
The 1970s must have taken place on a different planet. These photos of men’s fashions from that decade leave us drowning in astounding mustard knits, garish patterns, high waists, way-too-skimpy brief...
St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
The Origins Of The Ancient Coptic Church Of Egypt
The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD. According to Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea, as well as Coptic traditions, Saint Mark the evangelist,...
Rome Founded - Apr 21, 753 B.C.
According to tradition, on April 21, 753 B.C., Romulus and his twin brother, Remus, found Rome on the site where they were suckled by a she-wolf as orphaned infants. Actually, the Romulus and Remus my...
The Rape of the Sabine Women
According to tradition, the city of Rome was founded in the 8th century B.C. by Romulus. The Roman historian Livy wrote that the city of Rome grew strong quickly, and was able to defend itself against
Pagliacci
Teresa Stratas as Nedda, Juan Pons as Tonio, 1994.
Horatius Cocles
A latin project on the story of Horatius Cocles.
Mary Magdalene
Frammento Vangelo apocrifo di M. Maddalena - NOLI ME TANGERE: Giotto - Beato Angelico - Correggio - Alexander Ivanov - Tiziano - Michelangelo RITRATTI: Jea...
Antinous
Hadrian's visit to Egypt was destroyed by grief. In this fascinating BBC documentary Dan Snow reveals how Hadrian deified his gay lover Antinous. Watch more ...
Pre-Christian Alpine traditions
The central and eastern Alps of Europe are rich in folklore traditions dating back to pagan (pre-Christian) times, with surviving elements amalgamated from Germanic, Gaulish (Gallo-Roman), Slavic (Car...
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Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus (Italian: Cristoforo Colombo; Spanish: Cristóbal Colón; Portuguese: Cristóvão Colombo; born between 31 October 1450 and 30 October 1451, died 20 May 1506) was an Itali...
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Commedia dell'arte
Commedia dell’arte ([komˈmɛːdja delˈlarte]) is a form of theatre characterized by masked “types” which began in Italy in the 16th century and was responsible for the advent of the actresses and improv...
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Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci ([leoˈnardo da ˈvintʃi]; 15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519) was an Italian polymath, painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, ...
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Mythology of Italy
Mythology of Italy refers to the Mythology includes the myths of peoples living in Italy.Important Gods and Goddesses of Italian Mythology:The Evil Eye is not just an Italian folklore but is present i...
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Paris (mythology)
Paris (Ancient Greek: Πάρις), also known as Alexander (Ἀλέξανδρος, Aléxandros), the son of Priam and Hecuba, the king and queen of Troy, appears in a number of Greek legends. Probably the best-kn...
Paris (mythology) - Wikipedia
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Robigalia
In ancient Roman religion, the Robigalia was a festival held April 25. Its main ritual was a dog sacrifice to protect grain fields from disease. Games (ludi) in the form of "major and minor" races wer...
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Beheading of St. John the Baptist
The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist (also known as: Decollation of Saint John the Baptist or Beheading of the Forerunner) is a holy day observed by various Christian churches that follow liturgica...
Beheading of St. John the Baptist - Wikipedia
Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi; born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father; 1181/1182 – October 3, 122...
Francis of Assisi - Wikipedia
St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...