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Bust of Domitian

September 14, 2020
On this day (14 September) in 81 A.D., Domitian became Roman Emperor.

September 8, 2020
On this day (8 September) in 1474 the Italian poet, Ludovico Ariosto was born in Reggio Emilia in the Duchy of Modena.

August 24, 2020
On this day in history (24 August, 79 A.D.) Mount Vesuvius erupted, killing around sixteen thousand individuals who lived and worked in various locations within the Bay of Naples.

August 12, 2020
On this day (12 August) in 875 A.D., heir to the Frankish throne, Louis II of Italy died in Brescia.

July 13, 2020
On this day (13 July) in 2011, the Franco-Italian sculptor and designer, Giacomo Benevelli died in Pavia.

July 6, 2020
On this day (6 July) in 1533 the Italian poet, Ludovico Ariosto died in Ferrara.

June 19, 2020
Call for Papers: Contagium: Exploring the Nexus Between Confraternity, Pandemic and Renaissance Society

November 11, 2019
Treasures of the Querini Stampalia Foundation Museum

November 4, 2019
Santa Maria Capua Vetere’s Colosseum of Spartacus: A Prototype for the Flavian Amphitheatre

October 31, 2019
Just In Time For Halloween… Cortenova’s “House of Witches.”

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