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In My Own Write 2019

One fascination of the German language is its complex simplicity. No other language comes to mind that is similarly capable of combining words in such a manner that they take on completely new meanings. From but a lone root word, one can create countless variations with completely new meanings simply by placing a different and […]

De Gustibus 2019

One is justifiably proud, in Italy, of a venerable culinary tradition. The first cookbook in the world was printed here in 1465, the De honesta voluptate (“On Honest Indulgence”), written by the Papal librarian Palatina; and cutlery, which was already in use here since the antiquity, was only adopted by the rest of Europe several […]

Breviario Italiano

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) This year across the world, there are going to be hundreds of events celebrating the 500th anniversary of the death of the polymathic genius, Leonardo da Vinci. Hard to believe that he was born as the illegitimate son of a notary, Pietro, and a maid, Caterina. His mother [...]