Category Archives: Arte

Wine Windows

Sometime between the bubonic plagues of the 1300s and 1600s in Europe, wine merchants in Tuscany built “wine windows” to prevent buyers and sellers from coming into close contact.  These arched windows were small openings on the facades of palazzos … Continue reading

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Un Classico

C’era una volta…–Un re!—diranno subito i miei piccoli lettori.  No, ragazzi, avete sbagliato.   C’era una volta un pezzo di legno. Così iniziava nel 1881 il primo episodio della “Storia di un burattino”.  Originariamente pubblicato in forma seriale su una delle … Continue reading

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A Classic

Once upon a time…– A king! – my little readers will say immediately. No, children, you are wrong.  Once upon a time, there was a piece of wood. This is how the first episode of “The Story of a Puppet” … Continue reading

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