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Aristotle of Ghiotto…Cicadas

By |2018-10-24T04:04:02+00:00May 11th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Greece, Ancient history|

Aristotle Even the food tastes, just like anything else, They are subject, over time, to drastic changes. That's why it can not not do an impression, as well as give us a sense of disgust, the fact that in many ancient civilizations, Also it evolved like Greece and Rome, it was quite normal [...]

Tomb of Anfipolis (Greece): Found a skeleton

By |2018-11-04T00:04:09+00:00December 22nd, 2014|Events Characters Politics, Greece, News, Ancient history|

Tomb of Anfipolis continues to surprise and to be talked about the great Hellenistic tomb discovered some time ago to Anfipolis, northern Greece. Anche se sembrerebbe ormai escluso che possa trattarsi di quella di Alessandro Magno in persona, the size out of the norm and certain characteristics that make abnormal [...]

Agora: Tonight on TV the Tragic Story of Hypatia

By |2014-08-14T04:56:04+00:00August 14th, 2014|Cinema-TV-Show, Events Characters Politics, Greece, Ancient history|

Hypatia of Alexandria in a painting View the broadcast, Tonight in prime time on Rai Premium, the film Agora, which tells the tragic story of Hypatia (or Ippazia) of Alexandria, "rispolvero" the short post I wrote in 2010 for the portal notizie.it on the occasion of the film in cinamatografiche salt; the work is instructive, ben [...]

Painting and History: Death of Archimedes and the Tomb

By |2014-07-24T23:31:52+00:00July 24th, 2014|Events Characters Politics, Greece, Ancient history|

Killing of Archimedes D. Udine (1815) - Rovereto (photos press office Mart) To love so much studying do not realize that someone is going to kill you. And 'what happened to the great scientist Archimedes of Syracuse (287 a.C.-212 a.C.), at least according to the most accepted version of his death, one that provides in Plutarch [...]

Painting and History: The Beautiful Naked courtesan Phryne Before the Judges

By |2014-06-21T02:02:11+00:00June 21st, 2014|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Greece, Ancient history|

Phryne stands naked before the judges, Jean-Leon Gerome, 1861 In the image attached to the post you can admire a painting of Jean-Léon Gérome French, that in 1861, when it was created and subsequently exposed, He did not fail to arouse a scandal in the artistic circles in Paris at; now it kept in a hall of the Hamburger Kunsthalle Museum in Hamburg, the work, [...]

Condemnation and Death of Socrates

By |2018-11-14T19:24:52+00:00June 3rd, 2014|Events Characters Politics, Greece, Ancient history|

"Death of Socrates", Jacques-Louis David "Now the time has come to leave, I die and you live. Who among us will have better fortune is hidden to all, except to God" . E' questa la frase, become legendary, con la quale Socrate, one of the greatest philosophers of all time, si congedò dai [...]

Eliogabalo, Weird Humor and a very young Emperor

By |2014-05-03T06:48:17+00:00May 3rd, 2014|Events Characters Politics, Roma, Ancient history|

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Alexander the Great died poisoned by Water?

By |2018-11-18T22:48:29+00:00April 3rd, 2014|Events Characters Politics, Greece, Ancient history|

Bust of Alexander the Great Alexander the Great's death (356-323 a.C.), It occurred when the great leader had only 33 years, It is and will remain for a long time one of the great mysteries of history. The only certain fact is that there came a sudden it, lightning, just when the Macedonian was at the height of his physical and political power, [...]