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The Mystery Over the Ancient Greek Masterpieces Recovered Off Italy

The mystery over two magnificent ancient Greek statues remains almost half a century since the day they were recovered off the coast of the...

Experts Unearth Spectacular Street Food Shop in Pompeii, Italy

A fascinating discovery of a spectacular street food shop was made recently by archaeologists in Pompeii, southern Italy. Experts unearthed an entire food shop that...
The Greek Monastery Thriving in the Epicenter of Catholicism Near Rome

The Greek Monastery Thriving in the Epicenter of Catholicism Near Rome

A remnant of ten monks belonging to the Byzantine rite Basilian order, loyal to the Pope but clinging to their traditional Greek liturgies, are...
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81-Year-Old Man Serenades Wife Outside Covid-19 Hospital

Stefano Bozzini, an 81-year old man living in Castel San Giovanni, Italy, decided to serenade his hospitalized wife by playing a selection of her...

Ancient Greek Lion from the Port of Piraeus Now Adorns Venice’s Arsenal

The story of the Piraeus Lion is one of several which are part of Greece's long history of ancient sculpted masterpieces -- and their...

Ancient Greek and Roman Statues Re-Emerge After Decades in Storage

One of the most important private collections of ancient Greek and Roman marble sculptures opened to the general public for the first time in...
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Italian, Israeli Groups Protest Hagia Sophia Conversion to Mosque

Italian and Israeli groups protested on Monday the decision by Turkey to turn the Hagia Sophia museum to a mosque. Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside...

In the Covid-Free Italian Town of the ‘Last Greeks’ You Can Buy a House...

Cinquefrondi, a village in the southern region of Calabria, Italy, made headlines around the world for its offering of homes for 1 euro ($...

Betting Against Greece and Italy Backfires for Hedge Funds

Some of the world's leading hedge funds, including Citadel, Marshall Wace and AKO Capital, are currently dealing with losses after betting against Greek and...

Ancient Greek City of Paestum First Site to Open as Italy Eases Lockdown

The towering Greek temple complex at Paestum near Naples became the first Italian archaeological site to reopen to tourists after the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. Even...