Monthly Archives: January 2022

More on the “Winged Victory” of Brescia

One of the most celebrated sculptures in the world is the Winged Victory of Samothrace (also called the Nike of Samothrace), a marble Hellenistic sculpture created in the 2nd century BC and today prominently displayed on a pedestal at the … Continue reading

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Un racconto di due città italiane

Apparsi a distanza di una settimana l’uno dall’altro alla fine del 2021, due articoli del New York Times presentavano le città italiane di Brescia in Lombardia e Trieste in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia. Ogni città è stata evidenziata per la diversa esperienza e … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Italian Cities

Appearing within a week of each other in late 2021, two articles in the New York Times featured the Italian cities of Brescia in the Lombardy region and Trieste in the Friuli-Venezia-Giulia region.  Each city was highlighted for its different … Continue reading

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