Fortress of Castrocaro

Fortress of Castrocaro (Terme e Terra del Sole, Via Fortezza, 2 –  Read More) In the heart of Emilia-Romagna, where the river flows slowly in the valley between the slopes of the foothills of the Apennines, there is bedrock on which, for over a thousand years, stands the Fortress of Castrocaro. This singular and accentuated … More Fortress of Castrocaro

Laura Cereta

Laura Cereta: Italian Humanist by Sharon Jensen By Sharon Jensen (Read original article here)   Laura Cereta’s “portrait,” from the 1640 edition of her work We know that the Italian humanist Laura Cereta was born in September of 1469 and that she died in 1499, just thirty years old. But I am using the date … More Laura Cereta