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Herodotus is quite clear that the defense of Thermopylae was no suicide mission, and that this is where the Greek alliance planned to stop the entire Persian invasion.
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Thirty years in Rome, the “Eternal City,” does not seem like a long time, and yet we at The Lay Centre are taking time to mark this… 225 more words
What we see growing in Renaissance Italy was increasingly an interest on the part of individual popes to use the institution of the Church and its wealth, and the authority that the pope had over the papal states to build a dynastic kingdom or principality for members of their family. 1,269 more words
Italian anti-Mafia police recover two 'priceless' Van Gogh paintings stolen from Amsterdam 14 years ago
ROME — Anti-Mafia police in Naples have recovered two Van Gogh paintings stolen from Amsterdam in 2002, the Van Gogh Museum and organized crime investigators said Friday. 192 more words