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Insight Into Etruscan, Roman And Medieval Times Provided By Excavation Of Ancient Well

By Jeff Seay, Florida State University During a four-year excavation of an Etruscan well at the ancient Italian settlement of Cetamura del Chianti, a team led by a Florida State University archaeologist and art historian unearthed artifacts...

Latest Italy Stories

2014-08-18 16:23:43

Lega Nazionale Dilettante (LND) to purchase Cardiac Science Powerheart products through distributor Bioforma WAUKESHA, Wis., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian soccer leagues have been at the forefront of promoting automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at sporting events ever since 2012 when Piermario Morosini, a 25-year-old midfielder for Livorno, suffered sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during a match and died. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080306/AQTH510LOGO An...

2014-08-12 16:21:03

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Diesel Gensets Market in Italy 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225700/Diesel-Gensets-Market-in-Italy-2014-2018.html About Diesel GensetsDiesel generators are devices that convert mechanical energy into electrical energy using diesel as a fuel. Generators are used to provide a continuous power supply to various end-users. Diesel generators are segmented based on their application...

2014-08-12 08:25:21

Custom Clip Interactive apps developed for Sphera Holding will bring game-changing technology to Italian radio audiences BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Clip Interactive announced their first international customer through a partnership with Sphera Holding, an elite Italian radio holding company, to bring innovative interactive radio to five Sphera stations. This is the first time that Clip Interactive has provided its unique interactive radio apps for...

2014-08-11 16:31:10

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Future of Retailing in Italy to 2018: Consumer and retailer trends, issues and market dynamicshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2275846/The-Future-of-Retailing-in-Italy-to-2018--Consumer-and-retailer-trends-issues-and-market-dynamics.html Summary"The Future of Retailing in Italy to 2018"published by Conlumino, provides a detailed analysis of both the historic and forecast market data of...

2014-08-08 12:20:41

ROME, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Transaction implementation agreement will see Etihad Airways invest EUR560 million in the Italian carrier, becoming a minority shareholder (subject to regulatory approval), with core Alitalia shareholders committing an additional EUR300 million -- Additionally, up to EUR598 million in financial restructuring of short and medium term debt provided by financial institutions and existing bank shareholders...

2014-08-06 08:27:02

EAST HARLEM, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Giglio Society of East Harlem -- a local Italian American community organization devoted to East Harlem and the Catholic Saint Anthony -- announced today the 106(th) annual famous dancing of the Giglio will be held on August 10 after Mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in East Harlem, New York. On August 10, one of the most spectacular aspects of New York City's immigrant heritage will come to life in old Italian Harlem -- home of...

2014-08-05 12:22:47

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Concentrated Photovoltaics (CPV), Update 2014 - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/concentrated_photovoltaics_cpv_update_2014_global_market_size_competitive_landscape_key_country_analysis_2020.htmlConcentrated Photovoltaics (CPV), Update 2014 - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and...

2014-08-05 08:30:34

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Glucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 - Technology Adoption and Increasing Health Awareness Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/glucose_monitoring_device_market_2019_technology_adoption_increasing_health_awareness_serve_distinct_regional_growth_drivers.htmlGlucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 -...

2014-08-04 16:25:39

DALLAS, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Ventilators Market to 2020 - TechnicalAdvances and Hospital Expansion Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivers", which is an August 2014 publication discussing the market, competitive landscape, and trends for three ventilator market segments: Adult/pediatric, neonatal and transport ventilators. It provides comprehensive information on the key trends affecting these segments, and key analytical content on the...

2014-08-04 12:33:19

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: A Profile of the West European Paint Industry http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/paints/profile_west_european_paint_industry_1.html Available as a full report or in country/market sections IRL is pleased to present its updated Profile of the West European Paint Industry, which represents one of ten regional volumes available covering the global paints and coatings industry. The...


Latest Italy Reference Libraries

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Polverara
2014-06-23 10:56:24

The Polverara chicken, also known as the Sciata or Schiatta, is an old breed of domestic crested chicken that was developed in the Veneto region of Italy, where it was named after the city of Polverara. Its exact origin is unknown, as well as its relationship to the smaller Padovana chicken, which has a larger crest and beard. Some suggest that this breed was developed using the Padovana while others suggest that it was used in the development the Padovana. The population numbers of the...

Cave bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-06-22 16:42:25

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

Cave Bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-05-17 22:36:40

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

Tyrrhenian Sea
2013-04-18 22:17:09

The Tyrrhenian Sea is a portion of the Mediterranean Sea off of the western coast of Italy. This sea is bordered by Corsica and Sardinia to the west, Tuscany, Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, and Lazio towards the east, and Sicily towards the south. The maximum depth of the Tyrrhenian Sea is 12,418 feet. It is located near where the African and European tectonic plates meet; therefore mountain chains and active volcanoes for example, Mount Marsili, are found. The eight Aeolian Islands...

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