Cosmetics and Hygiene Information from De Ornatu Mulierum – Cosmetici e Igiene da Trotula di Salerno

Queste sono cose che le donne e gli uomini del trecento usavanno quotadianamente per igiene e cosmetici. Prima, per pulire il viso, utilizzare questo. – Crema Galeni (2 ° / 12 c) – olio d’oliva, cera d’Api, acqua di rose, aceto bianco infuso con rose. (Da Hildegard Bingen et al). Poi per sbiancare il volto, … More Cosmetics and Hygiene Information from De Ornatu Mulierum – Cosmetici e Igiene da Trotula di Salerno

Veronica Gambara

Veronica Gambara’s (1485-1550) family boasted a number of distinguished intellectuals, including her grandmother and great-aunt, Ginevra and Isotta Nogarola. Educated in literature, philosophy, and languages at an early age, Veronica became a poet early in life. She married her cousin, Giberto X, Countof Coreggio, in 1509.       They were apparently well suited. Giberto felt … More Veronica Gambara

Barbara Bentivoglio Strozzi Torelli

Barbara Torelli, lived from 1475-1533. Madonna Barbara was the daughter of the Count of Montechiarugolo and a member of a noble family of Emilia. She married “un capitano di ventura”  Ercole Bentivoglio in 1491 and went on to attend the refined Renaissance courts of Mantua and Ferrara, where she met, among others, Isabella d’Este, Lucrezia Borgia, and … More Barbara Bentivoglio Strozzi Torelli