Monthly Archives: June 2020

A Cold Case from the Italian Rennaissance

Who killed Giovanni Pico della Mirandola? How? And why?  These questions have stumped investigators since the Renaissance philosopher’s death at the age of 31 in August 1494.  Even in the 21st century, new, but not necessarily conclusive, light has been … Continue reading

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Il cioccolatiere della corsa all’oro

La terza più antica azienda americana di cioccolato, La Ghirardelli Chocolate Company con sede a San Francisco, in California, è stata fondata e dedicata al cioccolatiere italiano Domenico Ghirardelli. Nacque nel 1817 a Rapallo, sulla Riviera italiana, in Liguria. Suo … Continue reading

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The Gold Rush Chocolatier

The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company based in San Francisco, California, was founded by and named after Italian chocolatier Domenico Ghirardelli. He was born in Rapallo, on the Italian Riviera, in the region of Liguria in 1817.  His father was a spice … Continue reading

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