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The Tale of Genji
10 October 2019   |    News

Did you know that the first novel to be ever recorded was also written by a woman? If Christine de Pizan is often considered the first female professional writer of the European Middle Ages, writing at the turn of the 15th…

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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: the presentation
11 September 2018   |    Codex Purpureus

Successful presentation of the new facsimile edition of the Codex Purpureus Rossanensis in the presence of the Archbishop, the publisher and the director of the Museo Diocesano e del Codex. The promotion of the Codex has been…

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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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Sex in the Middle Ages, between truth and legends
23 April 2016   |    FoliaFocus

Jacques Rossiaud’s Sexualités au Moyen age reveals some interesting trivia about sexuality in the Middle Ages. The essay by the French historian illustrates medieval sexual habits and beliefs, denying some clichés on the subject and…

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5 April 2013   |    News

(Versione in inglese dell'articolo Il sesso nel Medioevo, tra leggende e verità) The new book by Jacques Rossiaud (Sexualités au Moyen age, éd. Jean-Paul Gisserot) focuses on sexual practices in the Middle Ages and has quickly…

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