A Show of Hands

It all started with David. Michelangelo’s statue of David was one of the first pieces of sculpture that I knew I had to see in person.┬áRecognized worldwide as a symbol of Florence, David is marble come to life especially when…

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Photos: On the Capitoline Hill

If you climb the Capitoline Hill from the back, it is not really clear what wonderful views await you. It’s also not clear that this was once the site of ancient Rome’s most high profile executions. Roman executioners flung the…