Italy’s Financial “Moghuls” Save Ancient Landmarks

Taking a slightly modern turn, this article appeared last month in Newsweek, detailing how Italy’s wealthy are stepping up to save crumbling and endangered ancient monuments. This financial assistance cannot come soon enough–neglect and staggering cuts to the Italian budget have endangered even the most preserved sites like Pompeii.

James Wiener
About the Author
James Blake Wiener is the Communications Director at Ancient History Encyclopedia. Aside from his work at AHE, James is an avid Arabist and Latin Americanist, devotee of romance languages (French, Portuguese, and Spanish), international traveler, and fan of ice hockey.