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Feb 12, 2014 07:50 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Newly uncovered portraits of William Shakespeare are compared with the established depictions of the bard.
Feb 12, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The two previously unknown portraits reveal the bard at a young age and then toward the end of his life.
Mar 4, 2011 03:37 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Was Hamlet, Shakespeare's Prince of Denmark, actually Irish? That is the question.
Jul 27, 2011 06:11 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Hundreds of thousands of fragments of ancient papyri have been put online in a bid to crowd source translations.
Jul 30, 2010 08:00 AM ET // Teresa Shipley
The 19th-century artist's first published bird illustration has finally been found on old bank notes.
Dec 14, 2012 10:27 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The tale of a neglected and dirty candle was likely written by Andersen when he was a teenager.
Jun 13, 2012 03:29 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Digital analysis of old photographs of the portrait suggest the young girl is in fact the famous author at age 13.
Apr 23, 2012 05:08 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new book disputes long-held doubts about Polo's trek to China.
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