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The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd, Cubiculum of the Donna Velata, Fresco on rock-cut tufa,  Ceiling fresco, Roman Early Christian, 3rd Century ( Catacomb of Priscilla, Rome, Italy). Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y. http://www.artres.com/c/htm/Home.aspx   Every artefact that has endured from the past, regardless of its age, serves as a footprint of that era. Frequently, […]

Review: Museo di Palazzo Davanzati

Nowadays in Italian cities, such as Florence, it has become rather common to spot green parakeets flocking from one tree to another from springtime to autumn. Yet, this certainly was not the case during the Middle Age and the Early Renaissance, especially indoors. Imagine then our surprise, and that of our predecessors, when entering the […]