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2009-07-03 13:07:38

Modern Tuscans show no genetic relationship to the Etruscans who occupied the area during the Bronze Age, Italian researchers have found. While there is a genetic link between Medieval Tuscans and the current population, no link could be found to inhabitants from the Bronze Age, David Caramelli of Florence University and Guido Barbujani of Ferrara University said. Immigration and forced migration have diluted the Etruscan genetic inheritance so much as to make it difficult to recognize, the...

2008-07-04 06:00:54

AIRTRICITY, the renewable energy division of Perth-based Scottish & Southern Energy, has entered into a 60/40 joint venture with Italian wind farm development company Entropya.

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2007-01-15 18:01:35

ROME - A container ship and a commuter hydrofoil collided near the entrance to the Sicilian port of Messina on Monday evening, killing two people and injuring dozens, including three people trapped in the wreckage, officials said.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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