Enigmistica: Leonardo Da Vinci was a really expert?

By |2019-11-18T06:03:18+00:0018 November 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Really Vitruvian Man Leonardo Da Vinci was a puzzle expert? Exactly: among the many passions of the greatest genius of the Renaissance there were also puzzles. [...]

“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 [...]

Michelangelo and Leonardo did not they endured Each Other?

By |2019-07-06T00:45:56+00:006 July 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Portraits of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti were two absolute geniuses of the Renaissance, but it seems that between Michelangelo and Leonardo did not run bad blood (see also [...]

Gioconda: that's why it's right that he is in France

By |2019-05-18T02:45:27+00:0012 May 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Although many are convinced that the Mona Lisa was stolen from Italy, in reality it is legitimately France. La confusione [...]

Michelangelo Buonarroti and Lorenzo the Magnificent: an Anecdote

By |2019-01-15T23:55:25+00:0015 January 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

The young Michelangelo sculpted the head of a faun How they met Michelangelo and Lorenzo the Magnificent? In this regard has been around for centuries an anecdote. It is said that the great [...]

Lady with an Ermine: The Secret in the Leonardo Framework

By |2019-01-07T03:38:37+00:007 January 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo (details) Leonardo da Vinci loved to embed images in his paintings and words, creating intricate puzzles still largely mysterious: the [...]

Vegan Diet for Leonardo da Vinci? What ate the Italian genius

By |2018-12-03T01:12:52+00:003 December 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Leonardo and the Vitruvian Man Leonardo da Vinci followed a vegan diet? Sull'amore smisurato che il genio del nostro Rinascimento nutriva nei confronti degli animali ho già scritto in [...]

Wafer rolls Toscani: Recipe of Lorenzo the Magnificent Kitchen

By |2018-11-16T23:42:20+00:0016 November 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

A humorous take of Lorenzo the Magnificent The following is not a recipe any, since to suggest it is Lorenzo the Magnificent. Evidently, the great lord of [...]

The Giraffe of Lorenzo the Magnificent

By |2018-11-01T02:12:07+00:001 November 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Portrait of Lorenzo the Magnificent What Giraffe is one of the most colorful episodes linked to the Medici family (I've mentioned here http://www.pilloledistoria.it/8312/storia-moderna/gli-strani-animali-da-compagnia-di-alcuni-personaggi-storici). L'animale fu portato in dono a Firenze [...]

Raphael died in Litigation “Excesses Amorosi”?

By |2018-09-30T00:02:24+00:0029 September 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Self-portrait by Raphael guardarne A portrait of a young man with an angelic face and delicate, it seems hard to imagine him as a dashing lover and libertine, yet Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520), being [...]