Bologna Rosso

A view from the Torre d’Asinelli For decades after World War II, while the increas­ing­ly cor­rupt Chris­t­ian Democ­rats held nation­al office in Italy, the Bo...

Late Byzantine mosaics

In the hills behind Paler­mo, Sici­ly, is the com­mu­ni­ty of Mon­reale — “Roy­al Moun­tain” — and the Cathe­dral of the Assump­tion of the Vir­gin, built by a ...

Hellenistic-Roman Mosaics

Sep­tem­ber 4, 476 C.E. is the con­ven­tion­al date — sanc­tioned by Edward Gib­bon — for the end of the Roman Empire. On that day, the mil­i­tary leader of the...

Early Byzantine Mosaics

The Sec­ond Com­ing when an eter­nal­ly youth­ful Christ, seat­ed on a watery globe from which pour the four rivers of Eden, hands the Mar­tyrs Crown to Saint V...

OT: Assassination of Caesar

Not the kind of post I planned for this site. These pho­tos are not intend­ed to be part of my port­fo­lio. Still, it is a sub­ject that I find worth an image. ...