Category: Spotlight on

10 January 2020   |    Floral Friday

Illumination from a Book of Hours, use of Rome, ms. Lewis E 103, f. 7v, 1510, Free Library of Philadelphia.

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23 December 2019   |    Spotlight on

With this delicate Nativity, Folia Magazine wishes you a merry Christmas (if you celebrate it), happy holidays and, even more importantly, a great start for the upcoming new year! See you in 2020! "Nativity", illumination…

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Chimera tournament
22 November 2019   |    Floral Friday

Illumination from the manuscript "Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Epistulae ad Lucilium", ms. Latin 8551, f. 63v, 1503, Département des Manuscrits, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

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Danse Macabre
31 October 2019   |    So weird!

Halloween is finally here! To celebrate this occasion, Folia Magazine offers you a collection of illuminations from a bizarre French manuscript titled "Danse Macabre" and containing the text from La danse macabre - a mural painted…

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23 September 2019   |    Folia

Da oggi (precisamente alle 8.50 italiane!), con l'ingresso del Sole nella costellazione della Bilancia, l'Emisfero Settentrionale ha finalmente salutato l'estate e dato il benvenuto all'autunno! Per le popolazioni europee del Medioevo, il cambio di stagione…

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20 July 2019   |    Spotlight on

Un piccolo passo per un uomo, un grande balzo per l'umanità. Dopo aver sognato un tale traguardo per millenni, l'umanità ha mosso i primi passi sulla superficie lunare esattamente 50 anni fa, il 20 luglio…

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UFOs: Unveiling Fortuna’s Orb
2 July 2019   |    FoliaFocus

Do you believe in UFOs? If you are a history fan, there is a high chance you have watched the History Channel at least once: well, if you have, you probably know that its programming…

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SAY CHEESE! Cheesemaking in the Middle Ages
4 June 2019   |    FoliaFocus

Did you know that even cheeses have birthdays? Well, at least that is the case for Roquefort, the famous French cheese that is officially turning 608 years old today! On June 4, 1411, King Charles…

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