Category Archives: Vaticano

History in a Telephone Book

The year was 1946, a turning point in the history of Italy.  It was the year of the referendum in which citizens voted to replace the monarchy with a republic.  The current President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, explains the … Continue reading

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Un caso freddo dal Rinascimento italiano

Chi uccise Giovanni Pico della Mirandola?  Come?  E perché?  Queste domande hanno confuso gli inquirenti subito dopo la morte del filosofo rinascimentale all’età di trentuno in agosto del 1494.  Oggi, arrivati al XXI secolo, sembrano esserci delle luci su questo … Continue reading

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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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