Researchers exhume 2 Renaissance writers
MILAN, Italy (AP) — Scientists have exhumed the Renaissance-era remains of two intellectuals who belonged to Florence's powerful Medici family court ... the great art patron who ruled Florence during its golden age in the 15th century, Pico's ideas ...
Renaissance glitterati to be unearthed
Entire books, films and museums have been devoted to the lives of the Medicis, the powerful merchant family that ruled Tuscany during ... of the renaissance "Studies have been done on crypts of monks, hundreds of Capuchin friars in southern Italy
INTERVIEW: Princess Beatrice's foundation to help Italy's youth
She is a princess whose ancestors ruled southern Italy ... during the 17th century with their avant-garde contributions to the world. Now, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies is on a mission to continue the revolutionary work her ...
OUTBOUND: Milling about Milan
When the opportunity to visit Italy through ... The Sforza family ruled Milan in the Renaissance era. It’s incredible to imagine the castle, which looks to be as big as two UTPA campuses, was merely a summer house for the royal Sforzas.
Medicis' Remains to Be Exhumed
Italian and American scientists will exhume the remains of 49 members of the Medici clan, the powerful Renaissance merchant family that ruled Tuscany ... friars in southern Italy ... but nobody has ever worked on a royal population," said mummy expert ...