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Italian bishop lashes out at young children: “Santa Claus does not exist”

The bishop of Noto made no bones about it: “Santa Claus”, bellowed the bishop during a speech in the local…

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The mystery of the Devil’s footprints on hot lava 350,000 years ago solved

Ciampate del Diavolo is a small area in the Italian town of Foresta in the province of Caserta, adjacent to…

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The whole truth about Spartacus

Very little is known about Spartacus. No one knows where he was born, who his parents are, how old he…

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Why are there abandoned villages in Italy?

However, there are additional, lesser-known ghost towns in Italy that inhabitants have vacated following catastrophic natural catastrophes.

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How did Ethiopia resist colonization?

The Addis Ababa Treaty was signed on October 23, 1896, between Italy and Ethiopia. The vanquished Italians had no option…

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7 most destructive volcanic eruptions in human history

Mount Tambora erupted in 1815 on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa. Historians believe it was the deadliest known direct impact…

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What materials did the Romans use to build their structures?

What materials did the Romans use to build their structures? Natural stones, wood, raw and then burned bricks, sand, and…

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What caused the Great Schism, and the main reason for the collapse of Christian churches

The denial of the divine nature of Christ by the priest Arius was one of the reasons for the convening…

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Why did the ancient Romans depict genitals on millstones: a rare find

During road construction in the United Kingdom, workers uncovered a unique millstone from the Roman Empire by mistake.

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How Attila the Hun leader conquered Europe and made Roman Empire ‘pay for peace’

Attila the Hun, is one of the evilest figures of antiquity. A warrior and ruler who held almost all of…

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World’s oldest white rhinoceros ‘Grandpa Toby’ dies aged 54

The world’s oldest white rhinoceros, Toby, has died aged 54 at a zoo in northern Italy. The animal is said…

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What secrets did the underworld of the Colosseum hold, and how to feel like a gladiator these days

The Colosseum of Rome is Italy's most famous attraction. It's a timeless symbol of the power and authority of one…

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