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2010-01-13 09:42:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Library of Congress the James Ford Bell Trust unveiled Matteo Ricci's 1602 "Impossible Black Tulip," a massive map showing the world with China at its center.

2009-09-10 12:54:31

A Catholic choirmaster in Italy who switched genders last year said she was fired from Lecce Cathedral after 18 years of service. Luana Ricci, who changed her name from Marco Della Gatta last year and is awaiting an operation to complete her sex change, said she was fired Aug.

2009-06-03 20:19:05

U.S. film actress Christina Ricci and her comedian fiance Owen Benjamin have broken up, but remain friends, sources told People magazine. The couple reportedly met last year and announced their engagement in March. Owen had a birthday party this past Sunday, and everything seemed fine.

2009-04-15 17:56:45

Researchers say the discovery of a 200-year-old travel diary written by Italian adventurer Alessandro Ricci is a treasure for Egyptologists. The journal, discovered in Pisa University by researcher Daniele Salvoldi, covers Ricci's adventures in Egypt and Tuscany between 1817 and 1822, ANSA reported Wednesday. Marilina Betro of Pisa University said the diary, which includes descriptions and drawings of Egyptian monuments that were destroyed in the 1800s, was held by French authorities for...

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2009-03-17 22:05:31

Christina Ricci's publicist says the U.S.

2008-07-14 18:00:26

Hollywood actress Christina Ricci is to appear in a three-episode arc of the second season of the TV drama Saving Grace, TNT announced Monday. Ricci has appeared in the films Mermaids, Sleepy Hollow, The Addams Family, The Opposite of Sex, Monster and Speed Racer.

2005-12-22 03:00:33

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Christina Ricci will guest-star in a special episode of ABC's sophomore hit "Grey's Anatomy" slated to air February 5 after the network's broadcast of Super Bowl XL. The plot for the episode of the medical drama is being kept under wraps.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.