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Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel Ceiling, 1508-12 (Vatican)

The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is a cornerstone work of Renaissance Art. It was painted at the commission of Pope Julius II. The chapel is the location for papal conclaves and many important services. The ceiling’s various painted elements form part of a larger scheme of decoration within the Chapel, which includes […]

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The Official Robert Mondavi Tribute

Robert Mondavi was a leading California vineyard operator whose technical improvements and marketing strategies brought worldwide recognition for the wines of the Napa Valley in California. His parents, Cesare Mondavi and Rosa Grassi, emigrated from Sassoferrato, Italy. From an early period, Mondavi aggressively promoted labeling wines varietally rather than generically. This is now the standard for New World wines.  […]

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Leonardo’s “Last Supper”

The Last Supper (L’Ultima Cena – in Italian) is a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria della Grazie in Milan. It is one of the world’s most famous paintings. The work is presumed to have been commenced around 1495 and was commissioned as part of a plan […]

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Pope Francis Washes The Feet Of Refugees

~ Pope Francis ~ Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, he was the eldest of five children. His father, Mario, was born in Portacomaro, Italy. While his mother, Regina Maria, was born in Argentina to a family of Italian origin. The Pope chose the name Francis as his papal name, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, one of the two patron […]

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Beretta Firearms Factory Tour

Beretta Firearms Beretta has a rich history – the company has been in business for almost 500 years. It’s also one of the most technologically advanced firearms manufacturers in the world. Join us on the NEXT PAGE to watch this video that explains how the company has become what it is today.

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Little Italy, San Diego

~ Little Italy, San Diego ~ Both hip and historic, Little Italy has evolved from a village of Italian tuna fishermen into one of the coolest neighborhoods in San Diego. Join us on the NEXT PAGE to uncover what can be found in Little Italy, San Diego.

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Italian Gestures in 10 Minutes

BEST COMPLETE GESTURE’S LESSON – by CARLO AURUCCI Join us on the NEXT PAGE for this awesome video.

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Christmas in Italy – Deborah Del Sesto – Very Informative & Entertaining Video

Beautiful Christmas in Italy – Deborah Del Sesto – * This is a very well done video explaining many of the customs and traditions that you find around the Italian Countryside. Narrated by Deborah Del Sesto this is worth a few minutes of your time. Kind of gets you in the mood. * Join Deborah […]

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Italian Breakfast in Milan

Italian Breakfast in Milan “Colazione a Milano” * A young couple visiting Italy for the first time are astonished at the delicious and simple Italian breakfast. Cute reaction….  * Go to the NEXT PAGE for the video

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The Trevi Fountain – Magnificent

The Trevi Fountain Magnificent * The Trevi Fountain is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. Continue on to Our NEXT PAGE for La Fontana di Trevi video From Wikipedia

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