Future Italian dictator Benito Mussolini fled to Switzerland as a young man to avoid military service.
A bank in Italy called Credito Emiliano accepts rolls of a special type of cheese as collateral as, like wine, it gets more delicious and valuable over time.
One of the most famous feuds in ancient Rome was between Julius Caesar and his former friend Pompey. Someone presented his head to Julius Caesar and he was horrified and cried upon seeing it.
I was only 12 years old in the year 2000 but I recall Gladiator when it was relatively new. Over the years I knew of Russell Crowe as an actor but just never saw almost any of his movies. As such I never saw Gladiator for 16 years. I heard it did pretty well with…
The surname Ferrari comes from Ferraro, meaning blacksmith. Thus, it’s the Italian version of the last name Smith.