“Cesso”: because the Cabinet is also called So?

By |2019-09-03T01:50:55+00:003 September 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Anecdotes and curiosities, Anecdotes and curiosities, Great Civilizations, Middle Ages, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

Former cabinet "Cesso" It is a word that we all know and use not only to define commonly swim, but also as a synonym for something (or someone) that we find [...]

savoiardi biscuits: When were these Invented Biscuits?

By |2019-08-10T00:58:23+00:0010 August 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

Biscuits Savoiardi Would you have said the Savoyards, the famous biscuits also used for the preparation of many homemade desserts, date back to the Middle Ages? To be precise the end [...]

VII Sec. d.C.: Care “Soft” for Hemorrhoids

By |2018-10-13T02:32:31+00:0022 August 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

Treatment of Hemorrhoids in antiquity. In the seventh century. d.C. the Fiacro monaco proposed a cure "soft" compared to those generally in use In this post, which refers to [...]

The Super Body of Charlemagne

By |2018-06-09T23:48:38+00:009 June 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Middle Ages|

Portrait of Emperor Charlemagne. The monarch had an exceptional physical Emperor Charlemagne, according to the chronicles, He had an extraordinary physical, all that common in those days (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/1490/medioevo/laltissimo-carlo-magno). A [...]

How was dressed Charlemagne?

By |2018-05-24T08:29:37+00:0024 May 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Middle Ages|

Charlemagne Despite the elevation of rank, Charlemagne had tastes pretty simple, also in clothing. Eginardo, Secretary of the sovereign, It informs us in detail about it, entering the following: "He was wearing [...]

On the Trails of Count Ugolino

By |2018-10-17T10:39:44+00:0025 August 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Middle Ages, News|

The Count Ugolino in prison. nineteenth-century painting by Giuseppe Diotti One of the best known of the Divine Comedy distance is related to the story of Count Ugolino, of which [...]