November 5, 2017
On 5 November 1911 Italy annexed the Libyan cities of Cyrenaica and Tripoli.

September 2, 2016
Neoclassical artist Vincenzo Camuccini died on 2 September 1844 in Rome.

March 7, 2015
Roman emperor Antoninus Pius died on 7 March 161 CE in Lorium, an ancient Etruscan village on the Via Aurelia, less than twelve miles west of Rome.

December 12, 2013
The Dying Gaul: An Ancient Roman Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum, Rome opens today at the National Gallery of Art.

November 7, 2013
This early first-century Roman marble portrait bust of Gaius Caesar sold at the Bonhams Antiquities auction on 23 October to an Italian buyer, meaning that Gaius can return home after a long absence.

September 26, 2013
Julius Caesar dedicated the Temple of Venus Genetrix in Rome on this day in 46 BCE.

September 2, 2013
Taddeo Zuccaro died on this day in 1566 in Rome, one day after his thirty-seventh birthday.

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