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St. Valentine's Day and Ancient Lie Detection

I’m rather a curmudgeon when it comes to made up holidays, as evidenced by my screed on Halloween, but unfortunately Mrs. Q is the one who suffers whenever “St. 495 altre parole

Catholic Joy

C.G. Jung on Modern Art

Discuss the descent into the underworld motif and its relationship with the creative impulse. – Week 3 of the Expressive Power of Archetypes

I remember vividly visiting the Bocca della Verità (the mouth of truth) in Rome when I was a teenager.

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Academic Writing

Top 20 things to do Rome

  1. Admire the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums. The sistine chapel, where the new popes are elected, is one of the holyest places in the catholic world.
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What To Do In Rome

Rome: In Pictures

St Ambrose said “If you are at Rome, live in the Roman style.” Good advice. I spent the last few days of my round the world trip eating well, drinking well and sleeping well. 155 altre parole

A Roman holiday (Part 3)

Our last day in Rome… (View part 2 here)

Monday, 28 June 2014

“We are going to the Vatican” is the first thought that went through my mind when I woke up. 2.611 altre parole

Travel

TRIVIA TRAIL # 19: HISTORIC LIE DETECTOR

Question: What marble image of a man’s head will bite your hand off if you tell a lie?
Answer: The Bocca della Verità (The Mouth of Truth), a large stone mask in the portico wall of the Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Rome, Italy. 169 altre parole

HISTORY HAPPENINGS

Wonderful Wanderings

{An incredible view of St. Peter’s from Giardino degli Aranci}

One of the things I’ve enjoyed most about my time in Europe has been the experience of living in a huge, foreign city with tons of things just waiting to be discovered.   730 altre parole

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