ItalyBook - 2013
With settlements that date back thousands of years, Italy is home to some of the oldest cities on Earth. Readers will explore this fascinating nation and take a close look at everything from its many recognizable landmarks to its world-famous cuisine. They will travel back to the days of ancient Rome to get a glimpse of Italy's origins and then zoom forward to see how the country's people live today.
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A History of Mardi Gras It's New Orleans' favorite time of year: Mardi Gras! Do you know the history of this widely popular and celebrated holiday? Mardi Gras, or Carnival, has its earliest origin in Roman times. The Saturnalia, dedicated to Saturn, the Roman God of the Harvest, was a harvest festival celebrated in mid-December. The various inhabitants of Rome and other cities would throw… (more)