Under a new law, all state schools will dedicate around an hour a week to sustainability and climate change issues from the beginning of the next academic year.
Italian energy giant Enel has announced its Strategic Plan for the next three years, which includes plans to invest ¬10.6 billion in new renewable energy capacity with plans to create an additional 11.6 gigawatts (GW).
Two stone flakes partly covered in birch-bark-tar were discovered in central Italy. The probable chronology of the stone flakes is compatible with the late Middle Pleistocene.
Pope Francis has declared that abortion, which remains a “grave sin” in the eyes of the Catholic Church, can be absolved by ordinary priests for the foreseeable future instead of requiring the intervention of a bishop.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
The School of Athens is considered the perfect embodiment of the classical spirit of the High Renaissance and it is the most famous painting by Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino.
Mona Lisa, oil painting on a poplar wood panel by the Italian painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci, is probably the world’s most-famous painting.
The Lex Licinia Sextia, also known as the Licinian Rogations, was a series of laws proposed by the tribunes of the plebs, Lucius Sextius Lateranus and Gaius Licinius Stolo. These laws provided for a limit on the interest rate of loans and a restriction on private ownership of land. A third law, which provided for one of the two consuls to be a plebeian.
The earliest evidence of dental caries intervention on a Late Upper Palaeolithic modern human specimen (Villabruna) is from a burial in Northern Italy.