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JOURNEY IN HELL

JOURNEY IN HELL: “She begins Dante’s Alighieri, of Florence, Divine Comedy, in which he deals with the penalties and punishments, of defects and merits, rewards and virtues. It begins with the first canticle of the first, the part which is called Hell, in which the author makes introduction to the entire work.” In the middle of the journey of our life, …

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EMOTIONS OF PAINTED PINK

Five poets of the Italian Renaissance, away from the darkness of centuries, they still light the world of women. From the diary-atlas illstrato TRAVEL IN ITALY, published by Meeting Benches (e-book format, versions of Italian and English). VITTORIA COLONNA: “I write only to vent the internal grief, what feeds the heart, what else does not want it, and not for agiungere light …

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QUIMPER, FRANCE: Not only bagbipe

  It is a musical instrument air, and has its own tank shaped lot. When I, for the first time, I listened to the songs, I realized that its barrel is not only coming out of the music. They told me that what musical instrument, in Europe, there are several versions: “musette de cour” in France, “gaida” in the Balkans, …

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ICELAND, NOT ONLY ICE

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TULLIA DI ARAGONA: Love one time, so slow fire

From the diary-illustrated atlas TRAVEL IN ITALY, the Italian Renaissance as seen through the eyes of Stendhal, a poem and a picture, the e-book, published March 20, 2014 by Meeting Benches, in English and Italian language versions. TULLIA DI ARAGONA: Love one time, so slow fire Love in a time so sluggish fire burned my life, and so full of …

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GASPARA STAMPA: Sweet Spring

From the diary-illustrated atlas TRAVEL IN ITALY, published from the March 20, 2014 (e-book format in Italian and English), Meeting Benches proposes a picture and a poem by the Italian Renaissance: GASPARA STAMPA: Sweet Spring. Now that is back the sweet spring to all the world, she walks away from me solely; and goes away from us in that direction, …

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FINIS TERRAE : AMAZEMENT , WHERE THE WORLD SEEMS TO END

FINIS TERRAE : AMAZEMENT, WHERE THE EARTH SEEMS TO END It is disconcerting feeling, which you are able to understand with difficulty, but only in rare occasions you have first-hand experience, transforming it. It stays in your heart, almost exploding in your chest, because it can be found only on special places on the earth and parts of the life, …

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MARSILIO FICINO: THE LOVE

From the diary-illustrated atlas TRAVEL IN ITALY, an e-book format in Italian and English, which will be published by Meeting Benches with effect from March 20, 2014, a poetry of the Italian Renaissance. MARSILIO FICINO: THE LOVE Finally, in all the love he accompanies the chaos   and goes before the world; raises the things that sleep illuminates the darkness, …

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GAVARNIE , COLISEUM OF NATURE

GAVARNIE , COLISEUM OF NATURE Gavarnie is a French commune of 142 inhabitants, located in the region of Midi- Pyrenees. More than for the settlement, which has only about a hundred people, the place is famous for its location and for the many natural wonders of the municipal territory, especially the famous Cirque de Gavarnie. Victor Hugo wrote of this unique …

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