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JOURNEY INTO THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE – When you discover that, you are part of a timeless universe

Journey into beauty, from Ferrara to Urbino Ferrara, https://www.ferraraterraeacqua.it/en/discover-the-area/routes-and-tours/cycling-mountain-biking/ferrara.-the-renaissance-city?set_language=en, one of the first Italian cities having opened up to the Renaissance and the creative minds that represented it, she saw the Este family rearrange the inhabited area full of narrow and nauseating alleys, replacing them with new avenues and neighborhoods. By observing the facade of its cathedral of San Giorgio …

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REVOLUTIONIZE OUR WAY OF LOOKING AT IT – Why some Renaissance images become famous

In the workshop of painters and photographers,  from Raphael to Kubrick By typing https://www.rinascimento.com/at-de/, you will have the opportunity to discover a Renaissance collection, letting yourself be dazzle by its bold colors. Instead, by entering https://www.keblog.it/foto-sembrano-dipinti-rinascimentali-accidental-renaissance/, you will learn that there are people who share photos of Renaissance paintings. The Renaissance art of Ventiko, a socially committed artist https://www.vice.com/it/article/bm5q5q/ventiko-fotografie-quadri-viventi-renaissance-presentation-social, takes …

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WHEN BEAUTY ADORNED VIRTUE – Welcome into Renaissance fashion

How to Dress in Renaissance Fashion During Renaissance, pieces of clothing are scarce, so, you can look pictorial media to understand what was fashionable. Maybe, you do not know, but if a dress was torn, it was reuse as a clothing for children. Also at that time Italy was a fashion forerunner, so, nothing better Italian portraiture to understand what …

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ITALIAN RENAISSANCE POETS, IN ADVANCE OF THEIR TIMES – Famous Italian poets and their remarkable works, in the shadow of Raffaello Sanzio

As good as Raphael, but as a poet In the Italy that you might visit, consider exploring its streets and creative horizons from the time of the painter Raffaello Sanzio. You will discover that “Il beccafico” was the title of a poem, which is the name of a bird belonging to the Italian wildlife, as well as a restaurant in …

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PETRARCHISM AND THE ITALIAN MADRIGAL – Phenomenology of literary communication at the time of Mattio Rampollini

When musical originality is faithful to tradition In their role as guardians, playing a primitive oboe, the municipal minstrels garrisoned the city towers of the fourteenth century and sensed the imminence of danger. In Germany, they were assign a trumpet with which to warn the passage of a ship on the river. They also learned to ring the bells in …

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BIRTH OF A GENIUS OF ART – Urbino, Good Friday of April 6, 1483, at three in the morning

Raffaello Sanzio and his Renaissance season At this moment, when the painter of grace and beauty died, an earthquake shook Rome and a storm obscured the sun. For Giorgio Vasari, Raffaello Sanzio was fond of women and carnal delights. Marcantonio Michiel, on the other hand, narrated that on the death of the great painter from Urbino, cracks were create inside …

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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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FROM PLAGUE TO CORONAVIRUS – Journey into the memory of a different death

When epidemics rage in the cities, looking for infectors You have decided what to see, budget and destination, so it is time to build your trip, but add the places you want to see. If you decide to travel to Italy to create a travel itinerary to refer to, consider five places touched by the plague epidemics https://offtheshelf.com/2014/10/7-deadly-plague-books-you-should-read-before-youre-quarantined/. After returning …

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PHOTOGRAPHING DURING THE PANDEMIES – The defining photos of a pandemic: stories behind them

Keeping creativity flowing close your home From one day to the next, and this has always been the case, people have lost not only their means of subsistence, but also the certainties of their daily routines. The widespread impact of any pandemic has always hit hard, taking people’s daily lives by surprise around the world. Even the photographers have reacted, …

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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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