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Writing in exile: Hungarian authors in Paris and Berlin

Exploring the lives and works of Endre Ady, Gyula Illyés and Sándor Márai

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The Lanterna of Genoa, the oldest lighthouse in Europe

The lighthouse of Genoa, called Lanterna, is a symbol for the city and the tallest lighthouse in the Mediterranean Sea.

This blog looks at lanterns, lenses and technical instruments to show the workings of the lighthouse and its evolution over time.

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Lonkero: the Finnish long drinks invented for the 1952 Olympics

Lonkero is a type of drink invented for a sporting ocasion – the 1952 Olympic Games held in Helsinki.

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Processing trauma on screen: the Polish Film School

Let’s take a peek on how social changes of the 20th century have been reflected on pellicule.

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Foreign findings: Italian archaeologists in the Dodecanese islands

Read about the prominent influence that Italian archeologists had in the local history and heritage of Dodecanese islands.

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Meet the Great Belzoni, the Italian Indiana Jones, and other Egyptology pioneers

Learn about the Italian Egyptology pioneers: Ippolito Rosellini, Giuseppe Angelelli, and the impressively named Giovanni Battista Belzoni.

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How’s the weather? Words across Europe to describe weather

Looking at words and phrases used in languages across Europe to describe weather

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Highlights of the Hunt Museum: Irish and international archaeology collections

Archaeological highlights from The Hunt Museum’s collections of antiquities, fine and decorative art.

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Vintage Ibiza: Discover the ‘white island’ before tourism

Explore vintage photographs of the Spanish island, Ibiza from the early 20th century

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Max Schmeling: the first German world heavyweight boxing champion

German boxer Max Schmeling was world heavyweight boxing champion of the world in the 1930s.

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