Emily Dickinson was born in 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts: a small town in which her family were a prominent part of the community, she grew up much like any other girl from a happy family. Emily drew back from society dissatisfied, becoming a recluse and wearing pure white, her colour of passion.
ROME - This coming Monday, journalists from the Federation of Italian Press will protest at the Maltese Embassy in Piazza Nicosia. The demonstration, running from 10-11:30am, is against the impunity with which crimes against journalists is often treated.
The Maltese Embassy is being targeted due to the recent assassination of journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, in a car bomb. Caruana Galizia was very critical of corruption in the Maltese political body, including courts and police, as well as organised crime.
ROME - Ancient historians rejoice as part of Emperor Caligula’s ship deck has returned home to Italy, and will be settled in the Roman Navy Museum of Nemi.
ROME - The exhibition of Monet, held in Rome from 19 Oct. 2017 to 11 Feb. 2018 at the Complesso del Vittoriano - Ala Brasini, showcases 60 works by the father of Impressionism that were originally kept in the artist’s beloved house in Giverney, his last home, before being donated to the Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, by his son Michel.
ROME - After a Spanish tourist was killed by a piece of fallen masonry at the Holy Cross Basilica in Florence on Thursday, reports have emerged of other attractions which are at risk of landslides or flooding. La Stampa reports that almost 80,000 Italian cultural sites are in danger of falling down, with more than 3,000 situated in Rome. In practice, it appears that over half of celebrated Roman monuments and buildings are at risk.