Travel article about the little-known Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, a pristine wonderland where Italian, Austrian and Slovenian cultures converge. The art and historical artefacts in its small towns.
The Stone of Chastity
“It seems there was once a stepping stone in the little village of Gillenham…” Ah, the charming English country village! What could seem more benign, more cheerful, more comforting as a place to re…
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El emperador Tiberio - Colección
Retrato del emperador Tiberio (tipo Berlín-Sorrento) con añadidos barrocos en busto, nariz y algunos detalles. Tras subir al trono en el año 14 d.C. T...
Euterpe, Muse of lyric poetry
Euterpe, Muse of lyric poetry and Music The “Sala delle Muse”, “Muses’ hall”, houses the seven statues found in the ruins of Caius Cassius Longinus’ Villa near Tivoli. These sculpures represent Apollo kitharoidos and six Muses: Melpomene, Talia, Urania, Clio ,Calliope Euterpe. Marble, Roman artwork, From the Villa of G. Cassius Longinus near Tivoli About 2nd century CE. Rome Vatican Museums