Verona topics of interest and background information to help you learn more about it

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Festivals, holidays, traditions, and other events in Verona

 
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How much of Romeo and Juliet is real, and how much did Shakespeare just make up?

 

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Self Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger (1542/43) at the Uffizi Galleries, Florence

Art and architecture in Italy

 

From ancient Romans, Greeks, and Etruscans to the Renaissance to World War II, a brief primer on Italian history

 

The mysteries of the metric system

 

Famous people throughout Italian history