A study of fecal matter from a medieval warlord -- the patron of the poet Dante Alighieri -- suggests he was poisoned with a deadly heart-stopping plant called foxglove. Continue reading →
The remains of an Italian WWII pilot who died in a dogfight with US pilots 70 years ago have finally been unearthed -- still sitting on the parachute in the cockpit.
The remains of an Italian World War II pilot who died in a dogfight with U.S. pilots 70 years ago have finally been unearthed.
A wreck of a U.S. World War II plane found in Italia brings back a forgotten story of death and survival. Continue reading →
The skeleton of a girl buried face-down, meant as a punishment in the afterlife, is found by archaeologists in Italy.
The ancestor seeds of Chianti wine were found in an ancient well in Tuscany.
The ancestor of Chianti wine may have been found in this ancient 105-foot-deep well in the Chiantishire region of Tuscany.
A sip of unpasteurized sheep or goat's milk may have spelled doom for a medieval Italian man.
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