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Fasolada
Fasolada, a classic white bean soup, dates all the way back to Ancient Greece. The soup’s name derives from the word ‘fasoli’, which means ‘beans’ in English. It was associated with the Pyanopsia festival, which was held around late-October in Athens
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Defining Moments
The Crystal Palace, an iconic Victorian landmark in London made of glass and cast iron, was built for the Great Exhibition in 1851. On 30 November 1936, a local man walking his dog noticed a small fire inside, which quickly escalated. Over 80 fire en
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Terracotta Column-krater
The symposium, a party held after a banquet, was a social institution in Ancient Greece. They were held in private homes in the andron, the men’s quarters of the house, where aristocratic men would recline on couches and eat, drink, dance and sing to