Daisy Dunn

Albrecht Durer's The Feast of the Rosary, 1506. National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

Dürer in Venice

Albrecht Dürer felt that he had to prove his ability as a painter to Italian audiences. His time in Venice left an indelible imprint on Italy’s culture and on the great artist’s legacy.

Statue of Pittacus

Pittacus – the good tyrant

After unpromising beginnings and innumerable controversies, Pittacus, seventh-century ruler of Mytilene on Lesbos, should be remembered as one of the great leaders of his age.

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