July 1, 2019
Coppo di Marcovaldo: Duecento Soldier and Artist

July 16, 2018
Call for Papers, “Beyond the Microcosm: The Impact of Confraternities on the Civic Sphere”

Call for Papers, “Beyond the Microcosm: The Impact of Confraternities on the Civic Sphere”

May 9, 2018
Begun in 1278, Pisa’s Monumental Cemetery, the Camposanto, is one of the city’s most important historical sites.

December 10, 2017
10 December: An Important Date in Eleventh-Century Byzantium.

November 13, 2017
Call for Papers: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, 16 February 2018.

Call for Papers: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, 16 February 2018 Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium invites speakers to consider the nature of medieval collections, the context of their creation and fruition, and their legacy — or disappearance — in the present.

August 27, 2017
On 27 August 410 the three-day Sack of Rome by the Visigoths ended, though not, of course, the life of the city.

July 11, 2017
New Writer Favorite Artwork Fact File

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.

January 26, 2017
Bartolo di Fredi Cini died on 26 January 1410 in Siena.

January 22, 2017
The joint feast day of Saint Vincent of Saragossa, executed by Roman Emperor Diocletian in 304, and Saint Anastasius of Persia, a Christian convert killed in 628, is celebrated on 22 January.

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