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CURIOSITIES Learn Co-Existence In Venice …

THAT’S WHY I ADMIRE THE ITALIANS! The „Don Camillo and Pepone“-Italians. Those who live and let live. Fight and embrace. Accept all contradictions of existence. And then I saw in Vernice, by chance and close to the Arsenale, at the corner of Corte Nova and Fondamenta de la Tana – two houses, not in best … Weiterlesen »

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ART A Conversation Piece … (No. 51)

The church in Borja (Spain) is wonderful and 400 years old. The oil painting of Jesus, originally from the 19th century, was also a good on in the adapted style of Guido Reni, I would say. But the church fell into oblivion and the painting rotted away. There was not much left of the suffering … Weiterlesen »

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PAINTERS If you Ever Come To … (No. 74)

His name is Piero della Frencesca and he lived from 1420 until 1492. He was born in Borgo San Sepolcro which is today Sansepolcro, a mountain-town a bit north-east of Arezzo and south-east of Florence. Della Francesca was a great painter but not many of his works have survived, I think 20 maximum, including frescoes. … Weiterlesen »

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BIBLE The Critic At Large … (No. 3)

I proudly introduce „Pocas“! It was a popular drink in ancient Rome, made by mixing a few drops of vinegar with water and flavouring herbs. It became an everyday drink for the Roman Legions and the lower classes from around the 2nd century BC, continuing to be used throughout Roman history and into the Byzantine … Weiterlesen »

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