Intricate designs on the mosaic date to the 4th and 5th centuries AD.
Is the Italian Mob on the rise again? If events at a recent funeral for a reputed Mafia boss are any indication, the answer is yes.
It's only the 7th-largest country in the European Union. But it's also the former home of the Roman Empire and today is littered with ancient artifacts of historical import and contains Vatican City. Does all of this add up to a "powerful" country?
A mysterious Stonehenge-style monolith sheds new light on the earliest civilizations in the Mediterranean basin. Continue reading →
Roman concrete, one of the world's most durable compounds, closely resembles the rock formed in the depths of a dormant supervolcano in Italy.
See the ruins of a prestigious maritime villa from Roman times, unlocked after 15 years.
The Italian police arrested the head of the largest mafia, the 'Ndrangheta family, whose yearly revenue is estimated to equal 3 percent of Italy's GDP. So how powerful are today's mafia outfits, and who are the main players?
On the Tuscan island of Elba archaeologists find remains of lavish, ancient villa.
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