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The History Behind Medieval Skyscrapers in Bologna and Comparison to Modern Architecture

Introduction Bologna is a thriving city in northern Italy that has a rich history. Some cities make an effort to make their history more visible underneath modern additions. In contrast, Bologna’s medieval heritage sticks out like two, very sore thumbs. … Continue reading The History Behind Medieval Skyscrapers in Bologna and Comparison to Modern Architecture

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The Stories Behind Different Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas is right around the corner. In less than two weeks, people all over the world will have decorated trees, prepared a feast and their gifts wrapped and ready. Following Christmas traditions are what make the holiday season more memorable, … Continue reading The Stories Behind Different Christmas Traditions Around the World

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Anthropology: A Brief Overview of the National Symbols of Italy

The national symbols of Italy are those symbols that uniquely identify the country. The history and culture of the country are reflected in these symbols. Thus, the symbols represent the nation through emblems, personifications, metaphors and allegories which are shared … Continue reading Anthropology: A Brief Overview of the National Symbols of Italy