The capital of the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy, Bologna is a historical goldmine for lovers of obscure but important history. The city enjoyed great success during the Medieval period, but perhaps the most interesting thing is the Liber Paradisus, otherwise known as the Heaven Book. 393 more words
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Bologna is known for a few things. For being the home of the Università di Bologna, the oldest university in the world, originally founded in 1088 – from here, “La Dotta (The Learned One).” For the Bolognese sause, as well as the production of a variety of cured meats, which gives birth to the city’s nickname as “La Grassa (The Fat One).” “La Rossa (The Red One)” is, originally, supposed to have referred to its red roofs, although after World War II it also became tied to the city’s political climate, as it became a stronghold of the Italian Communist Party. 134 more words
The last batch of postcards from our month wandering the streets of Bologna finally arrived.
the devil’s in the details
Barbie does Bologna
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