The details of Michelangelo’s David

    On March 6th, the anniversary of Michelangelo Buonarrotti’s birthday I had the chance to finally visit the David. Upon walking into the Accademia there is no excitement, the first room is yellow tinted with unappealing lighting. In the center stands an early cast of Rape of the Sabines by Giambologna, the walls carryContinue reading “The details of Michelangelo’s David”

Exploring Garbatella

The last Roman neighborhood, Garbatella, meaning the well-mannered innkeeper, an area that manages to be both incredibly lively and peaceful at the same time. There is a reason it is on the top of every “off the beaten path in Rome” list. This neighborhood will stick with you. Garbatella is a puzzle of public housing,Continue reading “Exploring Garbatella”

Juventus Museum

The Juventus Museum is probably one of the best museum presentations in existence. (I should also note Torino as an entire city is better fully presented to the public than any other historic city I have visited.) The museum uses all available space and media to present an emotional and inspiring history of Juventus. IfContinue reading “Juventus Museum”

Back to Archaeology: Men and Women in Rome

Well I haven’t actually written anything educational in a while, I thought I might share some key things we have been talking about in Roman Identity. I should also mention I am writing an essay on Christianity in the Roman Empire, and when that is finished, oh boy will I have a post for hereContinue reading “Back to Archaeology: Men and Women in Rome”