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Within the cool, ancient sanctuary of Nemi rests the spirit of Diana, the Benevolent-Malign Goddess whose clergymen as soon as stalked the sacred grove. Now Hubert Mallindaine, self-styled descendent of the Italian huntress, has claimed religious rights to a villa at Nemi - a villa which will kill.
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En player au concours proposé sur l'emballage de sa marque favourite de discomfort blanc1, Nathalie souhaitait gagner le troisième prix, un magnifique barbeque à gaz de marque significant Flam™ en acier inoxydable avec grilloir en fonte émaillée, thermomètre intégré, bouton-poussoir d’allumage électronique, deux tablettes latérales en bois et housse de protection2. Mais non, avec sa malchance habituelle, il avait fallu qu'elle gagne l'Italie.
Les préférences de Nathalie Duguay ont toujours été du côté de l. a. regimen rassurante et de l’anonymat. l. a. visite d’une chapelle à Sienne lui fera perdre tout ça très rapidement. l. a. vie, plus uniqueness que l. a. strength d’inertie, l. a. fera sortir de sa sector de confort à grands coups de pied au cul.
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Dans son quatrième roman, Stéphane Dompierre nous emmène pour dix jours à Sienne, où l’amitié et les liens mystérieux qui unissent les humains les uns aux autres sont au centre d’un voyage initiatique nouveau style. Et ce, toujours avec cette plume qui le caractérise, entre humour, cynisme, irrévérence et petits blasphèmes.
1 Pannolino, le soreness qui colle au palais des Italiens depuis 1878.
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Vacationing with a Venice instructions on your pocket is like having a neighborhood good friend plan your journey. delivering actual, updated insurance, the advisor – with a 3rd in complete color – is totally illustrated with particularly commissioned pictures. Browse the "Ideas" part with 28 themed spreads – from "Death in Venice" and "On the water" to "Venetian oddities" and "Eighteenth-century artwork" – with every one caption cross-referenced to the sensible a part of the advisor.
This booklet takes a brand new method of the political background of the Italian Renaissance. It examines the Florentine kingdom from its mountainous outer edge, the place Florence met its such a lot strenuous competition to territorial incorporation. From a tributary kingdom, which taken care of its surrounding geographical region as little greater than a tax reservoir and a buffer opposed to overseas invaders, Florence started to see its personal self-interest as intertwined with that of its area and its rural subjects--a switch caused via common and winning peasant uprisings, hitherto unrecorded by way of historians.
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As Geraldine Johnson has recently pointed out, there is an inherent ambivalence in the portrait bust form. 76 It is significant that this is just the first of several representations of Piero that occur in a variety of contexts from the 1470s up to his death in 1498. There are many motivations for these portrayals, which I discuss in more detail later, but the idea of his providing an exemplar to his sons and ward should be thought of as an underlying motivational theme throughout. In his appearance as Saint Nicholas on the Lecceto altarpiece (discussed in Chapter 5, figs.
It depicts three men seated on stools on a stage. At the center, his legs apart and firmly planted on the ground, is a figure who wears the belted tunic of a Florentine citizen. To either side are seated knights in full armor. Behind them are soldiers’ tents topped with fleur-de-lys, the symbol adopted by both the Commune of Florence and the king of France, and on the left flies a flag with the sign of the cross, the insignia of the Florentine popolo. Around the scene is written “venit . vidit .
I talk in more detail about the family’s palaces in the next chapter, but it is worth noting here that this medieval palace was formerly owned by a great magnate lineage and had an important role in the history of Florentine diplomacy. According to Giovanni Villani, a short-lived peace was brokered by Pope Gregory X between the Florentine Guelfs and Ghibellines in 1273 in the Piazza de’ Mozzi, at the foot of the Ponte Rubaconte (now called Ponte alle Grazie). 38 By purchasing this palace, Francesco was linking the past of both place and magnate family to his present activities as an ambassador, naturalizing his elevated position and justifying his holding of this role.