Interesting Facts about Pizza - 6 of Them
Most of us like pizzas, some more than others, so I thought I'd share some interesting facts about pizzas.
Interesting Facts about Pizza #1
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Pizza was quite popular among soldiers in Persian Empire in 6th century BC during the reign of Darius the Great. The soldiers baked a flat bread on their shield and added cheese and dates on that.
Interesting Facts about Pizza #2
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Archeologists excavating the site of Pompeii (which was destroyed in 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius erupted) have uncovered remnants of pizza. These were popular in Pompeii as well as nearby Neopolis which later became Naples. Source
Interesting Facts about Pizza #3
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The word pizza first appeared in 997 AD in a Latin text from the southern Italian town of Gaeta. Source.
Interesting Facts about Pizza #4
The mathematical volume of a pizza is pizza. Source.
Well if z = radius of the pizza and a = the height then Π * radius2 * height = Pi * z * z * a = Pizza.
Interesting Facts about Pizza #5
NASA is developing 3D printers that can print pizzas for astronauts. Source.
Interesting Facts about Pizza #6
Similar to .com, .pizza domain is now available. Source.
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