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Art Why did Michelangelo choose Jonah on the Sistine Chapel ceiling?

Why did Michelangelo choose Jonah on the Sistine Chapel ceiling?

Jonah welcomes us. It is Jonah and the whale who suddenly come to greet us the moment we enter the ...

Fri 16 Dec 2016

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Artist of the month: Bernini and his artworks in Rome

Bernini was one of the greatest artists and architects of the Baroque. It’s impossible to visit ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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July exhibitions in Rome

After you’ve been on one of our Rome tours, make the most of your stay by visiting the Vatican, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Devotional Images of the Virgin Mary in Rome

A Madonnina may only seem like a little statue, but it could be a source of light during dark days, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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The House of Augustus and the House of Livia

Learn about the home ruins of Octavian, known as Augustus, the first Emperor of Rome, and Livia, ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Art 5 highlights of the Pinacoteca in the Vatican Museums

5 highlights of the Pinacoteca in the Vatican Museums

The Pinacoteca of the Vatican Museums is home to an astonishing collection of painting with artworks ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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Savonarola in Florence: visions of the apocalypse

Steps from the Fountain of Neptune is a plaque, marking the spot where three friars were hanged and ...

Thu 15 Dec 2016

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How to spend your day in Florence

For anyone fascinated by history or enchanted by art, visit Florence. Imagine walking through the ...

Wed 14 Dec 2016

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Art Cardinal and Connoisseur: Five Highlights of the Borghese Gallery

Cardinal and Connoisseur: Five Highlights of the Borghese Gallery

What does a ruthless cardinal's private sculpture collection look like? A Borghese Gallery tour ...

Mon 07 Nov 2016

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