Latest Sardinia Stories

2015-03-19 08:25:17

GALTELLI, Italy, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The village of Galtelli, Sardinia, is launching an international prose contest dedicated to the great Sardinian writer Grazia Deledda, winner

Five Cavenauts Descend Into Darkness For CAVES 2014
2014-09-15 03:26:16

ESA’s five ‘cavenauts’ and their instructors are set to explore the caves of Sardinia, Italy, where they will live and work during their six-day stay.

2011-04-26 08:35:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiana fly, the second largest airline in Italy, has partnered for the first time with Discover the World Marketing in France and Russia for sales and marketing development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA27981LOGO) Discover the World Marketing's offices in France and Russia will work with Meridiana fly to strengthen its brand and increase passenger traffic on its local flights.

2010-11-11 12:15:00

Spanish and American researchers have conducted a mineralogical and chemical analysis to ascertain the origin of "terra rossa" soil in the Mediterranean.

2009-09-15 19:05:42

Much of the jewelry stolen from a Saudi princess last month was found Tuesday dumped near the Sardinian hotel where the heist took place, Italian police said. Investigators said the thieves probably found themselves saddled with jewelry worth $16 million that they were unable to sell because the pieces are unique and known through catalogs, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.

2009-07-15 09:35:00

After 10 years of biochemical and molecular analysis of the Tyrrhenoleuctra plecoptera that live in the Western Mediterranean, Spanish and Italian scientists have now demonstrated that one of the insect populations of this group is a distinct and, therefore, new species.

2009-03-24 18:57:32

The new governor of Sardinia, Italy, said Tuesday he will repeal a luxury tax plan that has targeted millionaires who use the island as a vacation spot. ANSA reported Tuesday that Gov.

2009-02-10 07:35:00

KINGSTON, Ontario, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- How many young people have dreamt of self and sexual discovery in a far off, exotic place? Arthur Fraser, the main character of "Sardinian Silver" (published by iUniverse) by A. Colin Wright, not only dreamt of it, he realized his dream.

Latest Sardinia Reference Libraries

Sardinian Anglo-Arab
2014-05-26 11:40:24

The Sardinian Anglo-Arab, also known as the Sardinian or the Anglo-Arabo Sardo in Italian, is a breed of horse that was developed in Sardinia. The development of this breed began in 1874, when the Ozieri Army Remount Station was created in order to breed horses to be used in cavalries by the Italian Army. Native Sardinian mares were crossbred with horses carrying Oriental blood, especially those with Arabian blood, as well as Anglo-Arabian stallions. Beginning in 1915, other breeds were added...

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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.