June 17, 2018
The Pollaiuolo Brothers and the Capitoline Wolf.
May 21, 2017
Castor and Pollux, whose astrological counterpart, Gemini, begins each year on 21 May, are important figures in Estruscan and Roman mythology and appear often in Italian art over the centuries.
February 12, 2017
The combined rites practiced by the cult of the Hirpi Sorani (“wolves of Soranus”) in the pagan peninsular countryside and those to honor Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome who were nursed by a wolf, partly explain the name of the Lupercalia, a festival celebrated each February.
December 25, 2016
A typical tough-as-nails Berliner was asked by a reporter why and how the city had returned to its normal semi-functional status this week, so soon after the 19 December terrorist attack on the Breitscheidplatz Christmas Market leaving 12 dead and nearly 50 injured.