Category: Bibliophile’s corner

Magnifico! The illuminated manuscripts from “Medici”
23 October 2018   |    Bibliophile's corner

History, art, power, and intrigues: in a world where TV series are becoming the new main way of entertainment, Medici: Masters of Florence was all of this. The show – a co-production between Rome’s Lux Vide and Rai Fiction,…

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Codex Purpureus Rossanensis: birth of a facsimile
13 September 2018   |    Bibliophile's corner

A year-long new challenge for Franco Cosimo Panini Editore, that of creating the facsimile version of the Codex Purpureus Rossanensis. The facsimile has been an unprecedented project for the publishing house, starting from the choice of…

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Codex Purpureus Rossanensis: the facsimile
10 September 2018   |    Bibliophile's corner

The facsimile edition of the Codex Purpureus Rossanensis will be presented tomorrow, Sept. 11th. This edition was commissioned to Franco Cosimo Panini Editore by the Archdiocese of Rossano-Cariati. A unique occasion to discover the Codex…

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Play your game, with the “Libro delle Sorti”
10 April 2013   |    Bibliophile's corner

The Libro delle Sorti is one of the most fascinating divination games of the Renaissance.This exciting “board game” – we even roll the dice, so it is hard not to call it that –  was…

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