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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to our quiz is the Venetian trader and traveller, Marco Polo. His descriptions of Central Asia and China enthralled readers from the 13th century to the present day.

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Geo answer

For today's Geoquiz we're looking for a walled city in Italy, deemed a World Heritage Site for its Renaissance culture. The World's Alex Collins tells us how scientists have helped art historians discover more of the story behind works of art.

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Carmen Consoli's 'Mio Zio'

The World's Marco Werman listens to the new CD by Italy's Carmen Consoli. It features a sonf ?Mio Zio,? or my uncle, about child sexual abuse. The song got US rocker Patti Smith up on stage to sing it with Consoli at a concert last summer.