Tag archive for ‘History of Italy’
pulsano abbey
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Past Italia: Abbazia di Santa Maria di Pulsano

Pulsano Abbey stands on the spur of Italy’s heel in the Gargano area of Puglia, overlooking the Gulf of Manfredonia Photo by Getty Images There has been an abbey at this location on the Gargano promontory since More...

Mosaic of Neptune and Amphitrite in Herculaneum
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 21st, 2019

The Villa of the Papyri, Herculaneum

We are still making discoveries at Herculaneum, and computer technology may be about to reveal something very special, says Joe Gartman… Photos by Patricia Gartman Mosaic of Neptune and Amphitrite in Herculaneum   It’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 18th, 2017

Michelangelo’s nephew

On the trail of Lionardo Buonarroti, and the family palace he renovated in Florence. Lionardo, I have received thy letter and with it the three shirts. I am very much surprised that ye should have sent them … More...

Sant’Antimo abbey
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Sant’ Antimo

If you’re in Montalcino, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the glorious Romanesque Abbey of Sant’ Antimo, sitting in a picturesque valley just a few kilometres south of the town Photo by iStock This charming More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Past Italia! Victorious

Only second to Brazil in the rankings as the most successful World Cup football team ever, the Italian team basks in the glory of its second title in 1938, in Paris. World Cup 1938 Final Paris France 19th June 1938 More...