Death of Raphael: the Great Painter was poisoned with arsenic?

By |2020-01-24T01:15:45+00:0024 January 2020|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

The Raphael's death in a painting by Raphael Della death, the great Italian painter, I have already spoken in this post: http://www.pilloledistoria.it/10835/storia-moderna/raffaello-mori-a-causa-di-eccessi-amorosi. According to Giorgio Vasari, he perished [...]

Regent: Story of a Diamond Bringing Luck

By |2020-01-05T02:06:13+00:005 January 2020|Middle Ages, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

Diamond said "Regent" The Regent is an ancient and beautiful diamond that brings with it an incredible story of grief and tragedy (also see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/12667/medioevo/diamante-azzurro-gemma). Practically, [...]

Blue Diamond, Gemma a Beautiful and Damned

By |2020-01-03T00:24:58+00:002 January 2020|Middle Ages, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

The blue diamond jewelry that you can see in the picture is the famous blue diamond, a precious stone beautiful but accompanied by a bad reputation. For in fact it, and [...]

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. [...]

Welcome Cellini, Syphilis and a Poisoning Finished…Good

By |2019-11-17T07:10:54+00:0017 November 2019|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

A portrait of Benvenuto Cellini strange and curious One thread ties together Benvenuto Cellini, syphilis and a botched attempt to poison damage to artist. Fate [...]

“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 [...]

Words of love: the 10 the Belle of Italian Literature

By |2019-07-29T19:13:01+00:0029 July 2019|Middle Ages, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

The words of love never go out of fashion: They were wonderful in the past, are the time Facebook and Twitter and will be in the future. The love, and to, holds [...]