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Re: The Stories of Teodolinda

I posted a thread about the Geography of the CY World card. Phaeded very kindly posted a place where you could enlarge the card. I was particularly interested in the pennant or flag of the Knight in the center, by the river. I believed it had an Ourobus on it. Here is the post and maybe anyone who i...

Re: Death

Thank you Marco for that investigation and posting the enlarged picture and words. I have two queries as a result. In your translation Christ calls Death "She". I have never heard that before. The pamphlet date I have for the execution of the work is 1382 and your site says much earlier 1330-1340, I...

Re: The Stories of Teodolinda

As this is the largest cycle fresco in Italy, I think it is wonderful the World Heritage fund is paying for the restoration. So I guess that the History and information and as much background as is possible will come further to light as the work is scheduled 2012-2014. The Visconti and Sforza arms i...

Re: The Stories of Teodolinda

These parts of the fresco look so like the Cary-Yale women.
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This shows the device of the of the Three interlinked rings
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This is the damaged part..cannot tell what is underneath- but it looks like the top of a judgment scene.
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~Lorredan

The Stories of Teodolinda

Teodolinda - Wikipedia it.wikipedia.org/wiki/TeodolindaCached - Similar - Translate this page On this page, scroll down to Stories of Teodolinda and it will show translated from Italian to English the story of the commission of Fillipo Maria Visconti in The Church at Monza and the link with His daug...

Re: Death

When I saw this, I was astounded at it's freshness and how it looked like it was painted by someone like Diego Rivera in the 1930's- but no painted by Bartolo di Fredi in 1382. It is called 'Il Trionfo della Mort'- The Precariousness of Human life on Earth.
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