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GIOVANNI PICO DELLA MIRANDOLA: Celestial Soul.

GIOVANNI PICO DELLA MIRANDOLA: Celestial Soul. I have made ​​you neither heavenly nor earthly, neither mortal nor immortal, so That You almost the same free and sovereign artificer I shaped you and you sculpt the shape That You would not have chosen. You can degenerate into Things That are lower than the brutes, you can, according to Functional your will, ...

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MARSILIO FICINO: Poetry, The eyes.

MARSILIO FICINO, Italian Renaissance poet: The eyes. The way in which that lovers suffer evil eye we said above, if much this will add to what was said: that mortals then blindside very evil eye, when they frequently direct their eyes to the eye than others, connecting with the lights, and miserable for those you love drink. The eyes are ...

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STENDHAL SYNDROME

STENDHAL SYNDROME Similar to a panic attack occurs when a traveler comes into contact with works of art and places of great beauty. Is in this dimension of alienation that psychologists and psychiatrists are to investigate the chaotic emotional states induced in the visitor. The revelation of the works of art induces a state of extreme agitation, but it is ...

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THE LAST ROW, Chapter Ten: Urbino, January 1570 – The Ideal City

THE LAST ROW, Chapter Ten: Urbino, January 1570 – The Ideal City. Retrace the pages of the novels and their Protagonists, making each chapter a journey, an “Author‘s Journey”, where the protagonist is the reader. Choose and read your novel, but when you’ve read all the pages back in Meeting Benches, in the section “Author‘s Travels” where each chapter is ...

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THE LAST ROW, Chapter Nine: Rome, 1569 – The home of street of the Coronary.

THE LAST ROW, Chapter Nine: Rome, 1569 – The home of street of the Coronary. Retrace the pages of the novels and their Protagonists, making each chapter a journey, an “Author‘s Journey”, where the protagonist is the reader. Choose and read your novel, but when you’ve read all the pages back in Meeting Benches, in the section “Author‘s Travels” where ...

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HOW BEAUTIFUL YOUTH: Who wants to be happy

HOW BEAUTIFUL YOUTH From the diary-illustrated atlas published by Benches Meeting from March 20, 2014 (e-book format in English and Italian). One of its pages written by Lorenzo de’ Medici. “How beautiful youth, who flees though! Who wants to be happy, either: of tomorrow there is no certainty. Each open ears well, tomorrow is no pastures; and today they are, ...

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TRAVEL IN ITALY, TRAVEL INTO THE EMOTIONS

TRAVEL IN ITALY, TRAVEL INTO THE EMOTIONS From the diary-illustrated atlas published by Benches Meeting from March 20, 2014 (e-book format in English and Italian), one of its pages. Is known as the “Stendhal Syndrome,” but also as “Florence Syndrome”, where in the city is often manifested by dizziness and hallucinations that affect tourists in visual contact with the emotions ...

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ROCAMADOUR: France, on the way to St James of Compostela

For those in search of history and spirituality , Rocamadour is a very picturesque village located on the Way of St James of Compostela . Consists of two rows of old houses at the foot of a rock that overhangs the only way provided with fortified gates . A staircase of 216 steps – once climbed by pilgrims on their ...

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LUCREZIA TORNABUONI: Poetry, I do not care about you

Lucrezia TORNABUONI Italian poet was born in Florence in 1425, the mother of Lorenzo de ‘Medici. “I do not care more about you: I have taken strong branches, I do not answer because you call me, I will mock you. Enemy, I have now passed the dubious road; my Jesus has freed me, do not the one expected. Grace I’ve ...

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THE LAST ROW, Chapter Eight: Marca of Ancona, Summer 1568. On the beaches of the Pope.

THE LAST ROW, Chapter Eight: Marca of Ancona, Summer 1568. On the beaches of the Pope. Retrace the pages of the novels and their Protagonists, making each chapter a journey, an “Author‘s Journey”, where the protagonist is the reader. Choose and read your novel, but when you’ve read all the pages back in Meeting Benches, in the section “Author‘s Travels” ...

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