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World’s Oldest Known Decimal Point Discovered in Italy

Newly discovered notes from 15th-century Italy show that the decimal point is actually 150 years older than what historians previously believed. Decimal points may seem...

The Greek Architects of Italy’s Renaissance

Throughout history, many Greek scholars became the unsung heroes of the Renaissance, the period that linked ancient wisdom with a new modern era of...

Grecia Salentina: Exploring Southern Italy’s Greek Community

Nine villages in southern Italy collectively known as La Grecia Salentina (Salentine Greece) or, in the local dialect, Griko have maintained aspects of the...

Ancient Greek and Etruscan Helmets From Battle of Alalia Discovered in Italy

Archaeologists in Southern Italy have unearthed several significant artifacts, including two helmets, fragments of weapons and armor, and pottery shards, at an archaeological site...

Temple of Olympian Zeus Marble Horse Recovered from Seabed in Italy

A large marble relief depicting a prancing horse believed to have been part of the Temple of Olympian Zeus in Agrigento, Italy, has been...

13-Year-Old Girl Raped by Migrants in Front of Boyfriend Shocks Italy

Italian officials have condemned the alleged rape of a 13-year-old Italian girl by seven Egyptian migrants in Sicily. The young girl's boyfriend was reportedly...

Cannabis Used Recreationally in 1600s Italy, Study Finds

Researchers in Italy have discovered traces of cannabis in bone samples from a crypt in modern day Milan dating back to the 1600s. These...

3,000-year-old Stone Disk Found in Italy Could Be a Star Map

An unusual stone disk, discovered in Italy and dated to around three thousand years ago, may be an ancient map of the brightest stars...

Two Ancient Greek Temples Discovered at Paestum, Italy

Two Ancient Greek Doric temples were unearthed in Paestum, southern Italy. The temples were part of the Magna Graecia (Great Greece), the thriving group...

Netflix Irks Greeks with ‘Weak Resistance’ to Italy’s WWII Invasion

Many Greeks raised their eyebrows when they watched the latest Netflix documentary which describes the resistance to the WWII Italian invasion as "weak." The Netflix...