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“Italy”

Jul 9, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Roman concrete, one of the world's most durable compounds, closely resembles the rock formed in the depths of a dormant supervolcano in Italy.
Jul 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
See the ruins of a prestigious maritime villa from Roman times, unlocked after 15 years.
Mar 12, 2015 12:29 PM ET
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?
Feb 13, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
On the Tuscan island of Elba archaeologists find remains of lavish, ancient villa.
Feb 13, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists recover the remains of the villa belonging to the real- life individual that inspired the epic tale of Ben-Hur.
Feb 9, 2015 12:10 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Dig into the mystery of a skull found with several holes drilled in the cranium.
Feb 9, 2015 12:10 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Apparently ground up bone powder from the skulls of martyrs was an ingredient in sought after medicines.
Jan 10, 2015 07:50 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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 →
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