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Tomba di Tutankhamon: a New and Unexpected Discovery

By |2019-04-19T02:30:37+00:00April 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

La scatola contenente i reperti del corredo funebre di Tutankhamon Forse la Tomba di Tutankhamon non smetterà mai di rivelare sorprese (also see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/5481/storia-antica/quale-difetto-fisico-era-affetto-tutankhamon). Recently it was reported the discovery of a, or rather a re-discovery, that concerns. In one of the Luxor Museum basement, durante i lavori di trasferimento [...]

Last Letter of Marie Antoinette before the Gallows: Text and Curiosity

By |2019-04-12T01:02:28+00:00April 12th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Last letter from Marie Antoinette (original text) The last letter of Marie Antoinette, written by the former queen of France just hours before climbing the steps of the guillotine, It is kept in the National Archives of the Hotel de Soubise. The document, as well as poignant, It is crucial to understand the character of its author. It deals with, in [...]

Gamble: The Other Passion of Giacomo Casanova

By |2019-04-05T10:36:12+00:00March 27th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Portrait of Giacomo Casanova Left known as incurable womanizer, Giacomo Casanova had, besides women, another passion: gambling. Nothing unusual actually for a Venetian doc like him, because the vice was an integral part of the beautiful lagoon city charm, whose inhabitants, always, could not resist [...]

Ankylosing spondylitis Juvenile: the Leopardi Disease

By |2019-03-20T02:27:36+00:00March 20th, 2019|News|

Elio Germano is Giacomo Leopardi in the film "Young Fabulous" Giacomo Leopardi was not suffering from depression or from bone tuberculosis, but juvenile ankylosing spondylitis. The great poet from Recanati would not be born sickly and deformed as we have always thought, but he would contract this genetic disease at a young age. Ad affermare [...]

Sindrome di Guillain-Barré: Alexander the Great was Buried Alive?

By |2019-03-20T01:41:08+00:00March 20th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Greece, News, Ancient history|

Alexander the Great. The great Macedonian leader died, probably, because of Guillain-Barre syndrome Alexander the Great died because of the Guillain-Barré syndrome? The causes of premature death of the great Macedonian leader are an age-old mystery, New Zealand but this study could eventually solve it. So far it has been speculated around, dall'avvelenamento murder, by cirrhosis [...]

Roman Emperors Pazzi in Cause of lead poisoning?

By |2019-03-18T03:02:00+00:00March 18th, 2019|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Caligola. A Lead poisoning may have contributed to "madness" many Roman emperors Lead poisoning may have been the cause of the insanity of many Roman emperors? This is just a guess, but according to some scholars entirely plausible. Excessive presence of this metal in the organism in fact, not only causes impotence in sex [...]

Christmas Dinner at the Court of Ivan the Terrible: a Resounding Menu

By |2019-03-15T01:48:55+00:00March 15th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Banquet sixteenth. The Christmas dinner 1557 in Russia at the court of the Tsar Ivan the Terrible, remained memorable Christmas dinner of 1557 the court of Russia has remained memorable for the glitz and the amazing menu. The power was in the hands of the Tsar Ivan the Terrible, at the time married to [...]

Single in Ancient Rome: Marriage Seen as a Hassle

By |2019-03-14T06:08:10+00:00March 14th, 2019|Roma, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history|

Betrothed in Rome. Single people in Ancient Rome were few, but only for practical reasons There were singles in Ancient Rome or all were to be married? Despite substantial changes between age and the other, the marriage was not always seen positively by dell'Urbe inhabitants, especially in the era archaic. The wedding, then, were more a social duty [...]

Bernardo Bandini Baroncelli: Leonardo “Photographer” a death sentence

By |2019-03-13T05:45:09+00:00March 13th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Bernardo Bandini Baroncelli hanged. Drawing by Leonardo da Vinci The dangling body that you see in the drawing is to Bernardo Bandini Baroncelli, while the author of the work is Leonardo da Vinci. As can be seen, it is a tragic time fixed forever on paper, that the hanging of a man. But who was Bernardo [...]

Mushrooms Stewed: recipe (Easy) Pellegrino Artusi

By |2019-03-06T05:18:10+00:00March 6th, 2019|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

The kitchen of a time ... The stewed mushrooms are a classic contour, but you want to try them in the manner of Pellegrino Artusi? The recipe that I report below is taken from his famous book The Science of Cooking and the Art of Eating Well. verbatim: "For the wet are preferred those under [...]