4 days ago · The House of Medici (English: / ˈ m ɛ d ɪ tʃ i / MED-i-chee, Italian: [ˈmɛːditʃi]) was an Italian banking family and political dynasty that first began to gather prominence under Cosimo de' Medici in the Republic of Florence during the first half of the 15th century.
4 days ago · An imperial resolution of Franz Joseph I of Austria, dated February 28, 1863, included Charles V in the list of the "most famous Austrian rulers and generals worthy of everlasting emulation" and honored him with a life-size statue, made by the Bohemian sculptor Emanuel Max Ritter von Wachstein, located at the Museum of Military History, Vienna.
3 days ago · Palermo is one of the warmest cities in Europe (mainly due to its warm nights), with an average annual air temperature of 18 °C (64 °F); it is one of the warmest cities in Italy. It receives approximately 2,530 hours of sunshine per year. Snow is a rare occurrence having snowed about a dozen times since 1945.
4 days ago · The bones were widely accepted at the time as those of the princes, but this has not been proven and is far from certain. King Charles II had the bones buried in Westminster Abbey, where they remain. Amy Dudley (28), 1560, was the first wife of Lord Robert Dudley, favourite of Queen Elizabeth I of England. She is primarily known for her death ...
4 days ago · Gaeta's fortifications were extended and strengthened in the 15th century, especially throughout the history of the Kingdom of Naples (later the Two Sicilies). Present day Gaeta is a fishing and oil seaport, and a renowned tourist resort. NATO maintains a naval base of operations at Gaeta.
Oct 15, 2021 · The Hallstatt culture is named after a famous archeological site that is located in Upper Austria, on the shores of the Hallstätter See - a picturesque mountain lake. On these shores is nestled Hallstatt, an idyllic lakeside town that was oblivious of its grandiose history for much of its existence. The remains of its deeper, ancient history ...
Oct 17, 2021 · Rapid is still behind its expectations in the Bundesliga. In Saturday’s away game against Austria Klagenfurt, Hütteldorfer scored a classic self-defeating, taking only 1:1 despite more than 70 minutes and a long lead. So you’re stuck in the middle of the table, twelve points from the first eleven rounds means the worst green-white yield in […]