What to see in Desenzano del Garda
Discover one of the most popular destinations on Lake Garda.
Discover the ancient Campania village rich in history, art and wonderful churches.
What is the meaning of "Carpe diem"? By whom was it coined? What are the other authors in whom we read this motto? Discover this saying and its forms...
What is the meaning of Per aspera ad astra and who are the authors who use this motto? How is it used today? Come and have a look
Characteristics of Etruscan banquets differences between banquets and symposia, food and drink served, music, games, Etruscan funeral banquets, the social function of banquets, iconographic and literary sources
Discover Brussels, a multi-cultural metropolis at the heart of Europe.
Do you know the famous masterpieces of the great masters of art but don't know where to admire them? The journey through Italy's main exhibitions continues with Venice
List of all the Greek temples in Sicily with a rich description of their history and architecture.
Discover the fascinating art of Etruscan goldsmithing, the history of fine jewellery and construction techniques
What is hidden behind an apparently meaningless painting such as Giorgione's The Tempest from Castelfranco? There are many interpretations...
How was death represented in the Middle Ages? What does memento mori mean? What is the difference between the Dance of Death and the Triumph of Death? Find out with art...
Do you know the famous masterpieces of the great masters of art but don't know where to admire them? Explore the first stop of the main Italian exhibitions: Milan
After almost a thousand years, the crusades continue to fascinate us and make us discuss them. They are often used as an example of Christianity's eagerness to conquer and its inability to accept anything different, or as defensive wars against the Muslims who threatened Europe. In reality, as always in history, there is not just one reason behind an event and many interests push towards war.
The extraordinary history of the peoples who inhabited Europe, Asia, America, Africa and Oceania in ancient times
Discover the Middle Ages through the articles in ilSalice EXTRA. A journey through castles, battles and cities of the Middle Ages
It investigates the intriguing complexity of the psychological profile of the most famous nun in Italian literature through the words of three contemporary critics...
What is a syllable and how is it identified? How do you deal with diphthongs and triptychs? What is a caesura? This is how to carry out the metric calculation...
First appointment with poetic metrics! Learn about terminology, what verses and stanzas are, metre, prosody and the division of metrical forms.
Rediscover the figure of Dante Alighieri through unpublished stories and tales: read about the prophecy of his poetic vocation, his particular character...
Retrace the literary profile of the Great Poet through the highlights of his life, his main works, the masterpiece of the Divine Comedy and his thoughts
The poet Pascoli can be likened in every way to a musical composer: his ability to reveal the secret melodies of reality is peculiar...
Discover the ancient origins of music, our ancestor who invented it and the discovery of the first musical instruments
Discover the interesting life of the late Baroque composer.
Understanding musical forms is the key to entering the world of music. Discover the main forms used by the great composers of the past.
In 1933 Webern (1883-1945), in order to illustrate the process that led Schoenberg to the theorisation of dodecaphony, gave sixteen lectures in Vienna entitled 'The Path to the New Music'. During these he clarified dodecaphony and serialism.
Discover the birth of Italian opera and its evolution over half a century, from Italy's most prestigious courts to theatres as entrepreneurial opera
Music played an important role in Louis XIV's reign, many Italians served the King and among them was Giovanni Battista Lully, discover how and why!