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August, The Month Whose Length Was Increased To Please an Emperor

August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar - which we use -, and was originally named Sextillus because it was the sixth month in the ancient Roman calendar.  The Eighth Month After Julius Caesar's grandnephew, Augustus, defeated Marc Antony and Cleopatra and became emperor of Rome, the Roman Senate decided that [...]

Interesting Country Facts (Italy)

Italy consists of a mountainous peninsula in southern Europe extending into the Mediterranean Sea and includes the islands of Sicily, Sardinia, and about 70 other smaller islands. Italy is officially known as the Italian Republic. The capital of Italy is Rome. Fast Facts about Italy 1. The name Italy comes from the word italia, meaning “calf land,” perhaps [...]