Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 18:20
On Sunday October 17, 2004, at 9:00 pm (EDT) TLC will present Mummy Detective: The Crypt of the Medici, a program examining the remains of 50 members of the Medici family to see how they lived — and how they died.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 17:51
A page stolen from the Renaissance manuscript, the Sforza Hours, has at last been returned to the masterpiece.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 18:45
On November 20, 2004, Susan de Guardiola (Alejandra de Miera), will be presenting a day-long workshop on courtly dances of late 16th century Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 10:18
A document detailing the reasons for the exile of Italian Renaissance poet Dante Alighieri from Florence have been made public for the first time.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2004-10-03 11:30
The point of this Themes list is for you to unleash the inner Leonardo da Vinci in the children. He was inventor, writer, painter, scientist and mathematician, to name but a few of his occupations. If we all had just a little Leonardo in us, the world might be a better place.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-12 11:33
The city of Florence is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the unveiling of Michelangelo's statue of David.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-07-31 08:22
A rare bronze roundel discovered under a stairway in Devon, England, has brought nearly UK£7 million in a recent auction, a record for a Renaissance piece.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-17 07:17
Siena, Italy is the site of the Palio, the famous — or infamous — free-for-all, bareback horse race that brings the pomp and splendor of the Middle Ages alive each year.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2004-07-13 19:45
A newly-discovered secret crypt belonging to the once-powerful Medici family of Italy is expected to unravel many historical mysteries surrouding the family.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-07-09 15:20
The main attraction of the Leonardiano Museum, in Vinci, Italy, is a model of a self-propelled vehicle based on a drawing that Leonardo da Vinci created in 1478.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-07-04 09:29
A recent wave of vandalism, which Venetian mayor Paolo Costa has blamed on "an isolated lunatic," has resulted in damage to a column of the Doge's Palace at St. Mark's Square
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-03 08:40
Italian authorities have installed new security gates to help safeguard the Learning Tower of Pisa from terrorist attack.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2003-06-13 15:10
This week, Dame Aoife takes readers on a tour of Medieval Italy online with annotated links.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2003-03-28 16:14
In her weekly column, Aoife shares her annotated research links on the ultimate Renaissance man: Leonardo da Vinci.