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Reflections on Paradiso

Reading the Paradiso for the third, and now fourth time, has been a fully different experience from the first journey through the spheres up to the Empyrean. The narrative seems even less structured than in the other two books, which … Continue reading

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Istituto Michelangelo in Florence!

New contacts are forming in our former home city of Florence! We might join some conversation groups for Italian Literature here this winter 😊 https://www.michelangelo-edu.it

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Confirmation of the Rule, by Ghirlandaio

This painting in the Sassetti Chapel in Santa Trinita in Florence is a very important and historical one – showing Florence and the Medici Family symbolically replacing Rome as the main City of Culture and Glory at the time! Confirmation … Continue reading

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