Tag Archives: Black Death

QUOD TU ES EGO FUI. QUOD EGO SUM ET TU ERIS – What you are, I too was, what I am, you too will be

Monitor everyone, without respite and distraction, far from contagion This is an Author’s journey set in Italy, with a time horizon ranging from 1348 to 2021. The whole itinerary is focus on pandemics over the centuries, and on their ability to influence the mental and geographical views of vast territories. It will be a special Author’s journey, which will cross …

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WRITING, IN THE SHADOW OF DEATH – Poets who tell the pain, between skepticism and meanness

Still, new springs will return How have the recurring elements in the realities that poets and writers were experiencing, also in light of the explosion of the Black Death pandemic, been told in literature? There is a way of behaving men in the presence of fears, which Cecco Angiolieri and Franceschino degli Albizzi have lived and told, in Siena and …

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