October 22, 2017
On 22 October 362, a mysterious fire broke out in the temple of Apollo in antioch, consuming the roof of the building and the statue of the god, copied from Phidias’ statue of Zeus at Olympia.
May 7, 2017
A series of earthquakes in 553 and 557 caused significant structural damage to the Hagia Sophia, and during such a tremor on 7 May 558, the dome of the basilica collapsed completely, destroying the ambon, altar, and ciborium.
November 28, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving from the Italian Art Society! 1
November 28, 2013
Happy Thanksgiving from the Italian Art Society! 5