Monthly Archives: July 2015

Un Minuto Con

By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Catherine de Medici 1519 – 1589 In 1533 when Catherine de Medici was 14 years old, she married King Henry II and moved to France. The though of leaving her beloved sophisticated Florence and moving to … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Un Minuto con…

Roman Fun Facts for the Week By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com   “A Roman Nose” In Ancient Rome it was considered a sign of leadership if you had a crooked nose, as a crooked nose obviously meant that it had been broken at … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Un Minuto con…

The Statue of Freedom atop of the US Capitol building By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com The 19.5 feet tall statue, weighing 15,000 pounds, was created in Rome and the ship that brought it to America ran into a storm so severe … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment