River Po


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River Po

[′riv·ər ′pō]
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From the documentary work of Michelangelo Antonioni on the River Po to the creations of Pier Paolo Pasolini, Roberto Rossellini, and Luchino Visconti, Italian Locations is fraught with works that defined a sense of place--a place transformed and reconstructed in the wake of destruction.
Almost 250,000 took to the palazzos and lined the banks of the River Po in a carnival celebration only Fiat could stage.
February 25, 2006 -- Italy's chapter of the International Solidarity Movement floats a "piece of art" carrying the inscription "Free Palestine Boycott Israel" down the river Po in Turin on the occasion of the Olympic Games.
Anthony Colantuono disentangles the imagery of Titian's "Andrians" and shows the capital economic importance of the River Po to Ferrara.
Researchers studying the drug content of the River Po in Italy concluded that the 5 million people living in the river's vicinity must consume about 200,000 lines of cocaine per day.
The scientists in Milan said the River Po carried the equivalent of four kilograms of cocaine every day, more than official estimates.
Charles once lived in a sprawling 17th Century villa, perched on a hillside above the River Po. He kept a vintage wine cellar, part-owned a restaurant, drove sleek sports cars and socialised with film stars.
He's among angry locals who block a minister's train to protest massive damage created by flooding of the River Po: Corroded barrels of toxic waste have contaminated the water.
The Italians, who have also suffered a serious drought in recent weeks, are considering opening up hydro-electric dams in order to revive the River Po, which is so dry that it threatens agriculture and industry in the north of the country.
Anxious to stem the rising Visconti tide, Florence sent 3,000 cavalry to relieve the city of Mantua, which had lost 1,000 men defending the bridge over the river Po. Cavalry forces were of little use in the marshy region though, and once again, help was sought from Venice, the only naval power in the region that could plausibly intervene.
Its sugar pink facade is a hint of what's inside - a cave of chandeliers, crystal and one of the largest collections of Venetian mirrors this side of the River Po.
The river Po rises in the Alps near the French border and flows 415 miles east across northern Italy to the Adriatic Sea, partially forming the boundary between the regions of Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna.