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DRAMA, ART AND MUSIC STUDIES / BOLOGNA / DAMS – Degree programs in the arts disciplines, music and entertainment

To be admitted to a degree course, you need a diploma of secondary school five-year (or another qualification obtained abroad and recognized as equivalent), as well as a high school diploma. http://corsi.unibo.it/1Cycle/DramaArtsMusic/Pages/default.aspx To the degree in DAMS, knowledge and skills are a good general education; logic and reasoning skills; ability to read, understand and interpret texts and documents (in Italian); ...

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ART EVENTS IN NEW YORK – Implosion 20, American Photorealist and American Art

The atmosphere you breathe in November and December in New York, beginning with Halloween skulls and it ends with slides that invite us to celebrate Christmas. http://www.nyctourist.com/tourist-info.php Perhaps at no other time of the year, New York is interesting in the eyes of its visitors. November 24, come the celebrations for Thanksgiving Day (the event not to be missed is ...

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THE METRO NEW YORK

The subway is the most convenient and economical way to move quickly between the neighborhoods, when you have to schedule various areas of the city to see. Welcome to the means of transport by which you will find more to do during your holiday in New York. If you use this means of transport for the first time, you might ...

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THAT HORRIBLE RED LINE – Three Napoleonic battles, 46,000 deaths in six years

The German philosopher Hegel, said that “the Absolute” particular men used to determine the course of events. Throughout history, men were collecting special successes, but achieved their goal to “Absolute” left to their fate those heroes, precipitating in their human dimension. Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Napoleon Bonaparte are the personification of the profile of those heroes. In their ...

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CHEESE EPOISSES DE BOURGOGNE, BLOOD AND ICE – Tastes of the glory, the times of Napoleon

The Epoisses de Bourgogne cheese was “overwhelming” that appealed to Napoleon, the man who asked God to give strength to his enemies, causing them to live long, so that they could witness his triumph. He, the man had no friends – he had only his fortune – he boasted of being able to train men to sacrifice their lives for ...

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LITTLE STORIES & GREAT FLAVORS – Enjoy the pages of history, savoring the taste of glory

There is a “Little History”, that consists of episodes of daily life, which continue to walk – over time – next to the “Great Story.” One of these moments of “minor history”, is linked to Bonaparte. Imagine being in 1800. On June 14 of that year the battle of Marengo had been uncertain outcome for the French, but ultimately won ...

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THE APOTHEOSIS OF THE SUBLIME AND TERRIBLE – Juan Luna y Novicio / the Spanish Senate hall

Coming into the Spanish Senate hall, you can admire a painting depicting an ancient battle, one that was fought October 7, 1571 in the Gulf of Lepanto, which is between the Peloponnese and Epirus, Greece. Ottoman Turks had fought against a Christian coalition (called Holy League, formed by the Kingdom of Spain and the Papal States, the Republic of Venice, ...

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ON THE RIGHT ONE GIRL, A WARRIOR TO THE LEFT – Palazzo Ducale in Venice / Paolo Veronese

The college hall http://palazzoducale.visitmuve.it/en/home/ is one of the most beautiful rooms of the Doge’s palace in Venice. In this place the Doge received ambassadors and foreign dignitaries. Here it perpetuates the memory of an ancient military triumph, through one of the most beautiful paintings of Paolo Veronese: the allegory of the Battle of Lepanto. After more than a century of ...

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NO MORE ARQUEBUSIERS AND GALLEYS, BUT UNDER THE SAME SUN

Departing and arriving by sea from Italy to Greece, you’ll find a handful seven small islands, located right at the entrance of the Gulf of Patras. In the history of these islands there is only one time fixing the reputation of this place: October 7, 1571 (when a Christian fleet walked resolutely toward the mouth of the Gulf). Astakos is ...

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AMERICAN INVENTOR WHO BECAME ART COLLECTOR

He died July 24, 1951, but that American inventor of a mild silver protein anti-infective (compound for mucous membrane tissues), he become noted art collector. When you enter into the Barnes Foundation Galleries, remember that man, born in a distant day in January in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, US) in 1872. Albert Coombs Barnes grew up in in South Philadelphia, where he ...

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