June 19, 2020
Call for Papers: Contagium: Exploring the Nexus Between Confraternity, Pandemic and Renaissance Society

The Society for Confraternity Studies will sponsor a number of sessions at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (7- 10 April 2021).

October 6, 2019
On this day, 6 October 1478, the plague had made its way to Florence.

February 24, 2019
Born on February 24, 1613, Mattia Preti ended his career in Malta as a Knight of Justice.

December 24, 2018
The Nightmare Before Christmas: Florence December 1478

May 3, 2018
On 3 May 1525, the painter Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, also known as Il Sodoma , received a contract to paint a double-sided banner for the Compagnia di San Sebastiano in Camollia near Siena.

November 6, 2017
On 6 November 1531 Il Sodoma Received a 10- Ducat Bonus.

January 20, 2016
Today (20 January) is the feast day of St. Sebastian.

March 4, 2014
About sixty skeletons have been uncovered during renovations to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence .

November 21, 2013
The church of Santa Maria della Salute was constructed as a votive offering to the Virgin Mary to end the plague of 1630 that killed about a third of the Venetian population.

September 12, 2013
The Getty: Andrea Mantegna, St. Sebastian (c. 1456 Р1459), tempera on panel, 30 x 68 cm.

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