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AG is a hobbyist reader and writer with a curiosity for strange, quirky things. She has hopes of publishing her own original novel one day.

A History of Italy's Well-Loved Stray Cat Population

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A History of Italy's Well-Loved Stray Cat Population

How many of us know about the abundance of stray cats that have roamed the streets of Rome since the Roman Empire? Or the fact that these stray cats have been bestowed legal rights in modern-day Italy? In this article, we’ll go through the history of free-roaming cats in Italy and learn how they have become so well-loved and well-taken care of by the local feral cat population.  (Cat lovers, this one’s especially for you). Cats in Ancient Times Cats have been roaming Italy’s streets for a long time, and they go back to the time of the Ancient Romans....

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3 Interesting Facts about Sandro Botticelli

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3 Interesting Facts about Sandro Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli was an Italian Early Renaissance painter best known for his famed artworks like Primavera and The Birth of Venus, both stunning masterpieces which showcased his artistic capabilities and foresight in the creation of some of the most iconic and perennial pieces of hallmark Renaissance art.  However, how many of us actually know about the interesting facts about Sandro Botticelli?  In this article, we will delve into the fascinating background of Botticelli’s life and his work as an artist. Here are three interesting facts about the painter which you may not have known. Botticelli’s name was actually a nickname...

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