By Christobel Kent
Whilst inner most investigator Sandro Cellini is invited to wait a glamorous release social gathering for a luxurious place of abode overlooking the glittering expanse of Florence, he has no thought what he's jogging into. in the back of the traditional and lush facade of Palazzo San Giorgio, there lies a chain of bad secrets and techniques; an outdated torture chamber, hidden for hundreds of years within the bowels of the construction, and a way more contemporary malevolence. the previous head of safeguard for this elite improvement has simply died less than suspicious conditions and Sandro unearths himself—quite literally—stepping into useless man's footwear. He quickly discovers that different unsavory incidents have tainted the celebrated establishing. whilst one of many citizens is located murdered in her room, occasions start to spiral uncontrolled. Sandro needs to paintings to untangle the advanced internet of relationships that exists among citizens and employees to unmask a dangerous killer, during this really good new Florentine secret through Christobel Kent.
The new crime novel within the acclaimed Detective Sandro Cellini secret sequence, which reveals Cellini investigating once more "the savage passions and politics that lie underneath" Florentine society.
— The Guardian
By Biba Caggiano
80 real Italian recipes are bound to indulge every body on the desk with palate-pleasing flavors. Twirl your fork right into a plate of spaghetti crowned with Pecorino Romano, Black Pepper, and Crisp Garlic; Mediterranean Pesto with Tomatoes; Prawns with Broccoli Florets and Paprika; Tomato Sauce with Goat Cheese and Basil; or Roasted greens with Balsamic Vinegar.
By Jaska Kainulainen
This e-book is an highbrow biography of the Venetian historian and theologian Paolo Sarpi (1552-1623). It analyses Sarpi's usual philosophy, spiritual rules and political idea. Kainulainen argues that Sarpi was once encouraged via Neostoicism, Neoepicureanism and the sixteenth-century medical revolution; that Sarpi used to be a fideist and Christian mortalist who, whereas severe of the modern Church of Rome, well known the purity of the early church. concentrating on Sarpi's separation among church and kingdom, his use of absolutism, divine correct of kings and cause of nation, the ebook bargains a clean viewpoint on medieval and reformation traditions. it will likely be of curiosity to these attracted to early-modern highbrow historical past and the interaction among technological know-how, faith and politics in 16th- and seventeenth-century political discourse.
By Chiara Beccalossi
An exam ofhow woman same-sex wants have been represented in quite a lot of Italian and British scientific writings, 1870-1920. It exhibits how the psychiatric class of sexual inversion used to be located along different clinical principles of same-sex wants, resembling the virago, tribade-prostitute, fiamma and gynaecological causes.
By James H. S. McGregor
Венеция возниклана губчатых бродах на краю пригодного для жилья мира. Защищенные в приливно-отливном устье от варварских захватчиков и Византийских повелителей, рыбаки, собиратели соли, и торговцы, поселившиеся там, создали земноводный образ жизни отличавшийся от всего, что когда-либо знала Римская империя. Об удивительном подвиге людей рассказДжеймса Х. Макгрегора, показавшегоэтот мир, превращенный вверх тормашками, с его водными путями, а не дорогами, его лодки привязывали рядом с жильем, и его средствами к существованию, собранными от моря. McGregor starts off with the river currents that poured into the shallow Lagoon, carving channels in its mattress and
By Richard Drake
The most debatable questions in Italy this day issues the origins of the political terror that ravaged the rustic from 1969 to 1984, while the pink Brigades, a Marxist progressive association, intimidated, maimed, and murdered on a large scale. during this well timed learn of the ways that an ideology of terror turns into rooted in society, Richard Drake explains the old personality of the innovative culture to which such a lot of traditional Italians professed allegiance, studying its origins and inner tensions, the boys who formed it, and its effect and legacy in Italy. He illuminates the defining figures who grounded the progressive culture, together with Carlo Cafiero, Antonio Labriola, Benito Mussolini, and Antonio Gramsci, and explores the connections among the social failures of Italy, really within the south, and the country's highbrow politics; the emblem of "anarchist communism" that surfaced; and the position of violence within the ideology. although bobbing up from a valid experience of ethical outrage at determined stipulations, the ideology did not locate the political associations and moral values that may finish inequalities created through capitalism. In a chilling coda, Drake recounts the hot murders of the economists Massimo D'Antona and Marco Biagi by means of the recent purple Brigades, whose web justification for the killings is steeped within the Marxist innovative culture. (20040301)
By Cordelia Warr, Janis Elliott
Usually overshadowed by way of the towns of Florence and Rome in art-historical literature, this quantity argues for the significance of Naples as a creative and cultural centre, demonstrating the breadth and wealth of creative event in the city.* Generously illustrated with a few illustrations particularly commissioned for this publication* Questions the normal definitions of 'cultural centres' that have ended in the overlook of Naples as a centre of inventive value* an important addition to the English-language scholarship on artwork in Naples
By Fredrika H. Jacobs
Within the past due 15th century, votive panel work, or tavolette votive, started to acquire round reliquary shrines and miracle-working photos all through Italy. even though frequently disregarded as well known artwork of little aesthetic final result, greater than 1,500 panels from the 15th and 16th centuries are extant, a sworn statement to their ubiquity and value in spiritual perform. Humble in either their materiality and elegance, they characterize donors in prayer and supplicants petitioning a saint at a dramatic second of trouble. during this publication, Fredrika H. Jacobs strains the origins and improvement of using votive panels during this interval. She examines the shape, context, and practical price of votive panels, and considers how they created that means for the person that devoted them in addition to how they collected that means in dating to different photos and items inside a sacred area activated by way of practices of cultic tradition.