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Interview with Vincenzo Mascolo at the Ritratti di Poesia 2020 Festival

The 14th edition of the Ritratti di Poesia (“Portraits of Poetry”) festival, Rome’s premiere annual poetry event, took place on February 21 in the Auditorium della Conciliazione, just a few blocks way from St. Peter’s Square. I was invited to … Continue reading

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The Apogee of the Roman Empire

The Roman Empire reached its apogee on the evening of August 12th, 121 C.E. in the seaside city of Brundisium, in the province of Italia. At this time, the retired centurion Gaius Sextius Baculus and his wife Popillia were dining … Continue reading

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