Lucius Valerius Pudens

Lucius Valerius Pudens (Lucio Valerio Pudente in Italian) was born in Histonium, today Vasto, in 93 AD, though the first report of his existence dates back to 106 AD, when, just thirteen, he was crowned Latin poet by Emperor Traianus. …

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Gabriele D’Annunzio

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Gabriele D’Annunzio was born in Pescara on 12th March 1863. Nicknamed Vate, or prophet, he distinguished himself as poet, writer, soldier and Italian politician, considered a symbol of Decadent movement and a war hero. In 1919, at the head of …

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