May 28, 2023
The Feast Day of Pentecost is celebrated in the Western Church as the day when the Holy Spirit descended on Jesus’s disciples, giving them “tongues of fire” that enabled them to preach the gospel in multiple languages.

November 7, 2018
Venetian Painter Giorgione Succumbed to Plague (no later than 7 November 1510).

August 30, 2018
On 30 August 1502, Jacopo Pesaro – Bishop of Paphos – led the papal fleet provided by Pope Alexander IV to Venice for the war against the Turks in a successful campaign resulting in the capture of the island of Sant Maura.

August 15, 2018
August 15th is the Feast Day of the Assumption of the Virgin.

June 30, 2018
In June 1896, Isabella Stewart Gardner acquired Titian’s The Rape of Europa from Colnaghi & Co. for 20,000 pounds.

June 13, 2018
Today is the Feast Day of St. Anthony of Padua , who died on 13 June 1231.

March 5, 2018
Antonio Allegri, known as Correggio after his hometown, died there on 5 March in 1534.

February 14, 2018
Love, in all its manifestations, wove its way into the artistic cultural production of Renaissance Italy.

December 17, 2017
The Roman god Saturn’s feast began being celebrated in Rome on 17 December 497 BCE.

November 21, 2017
November 21 is the Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin .

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