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History Hijinks: Renaissance Antics

History Hijinks: Renaissance Antics

Welcome to Blue’s Dumb History/History Hijinks, the show where I take a topic and tell you all about why its way more hilarious than you ever could have imagined. Today, we’re gonna dig into the glories of the Italian Renaissance and learn about the artists who made it happen. Because we’ve talked about the historical …

The Scrovegni Chapel: history, restoration, conservation

The Scrovegni Chapel: history, restoration, conservation

The arena chapel stands near the Roman Arena in Padua. In 1300 Enrico degli Scrovegni bought the site to build a family palazzo; Giotto’s frescoes in the adjoining Chapel were painted in the period 1303 to 1305. After changing hands various times through inheritance, the palazzo was bought in the 16th century by the Foscari-Gradenigo …

Coronavirus | Before It Was Famous

Coronavirus | Before It Was Famous

before the coronavirus will be declared a public health emergency of international concern and would spread from China to over 100 countries including Italy Australia the United Kingdom in the United States before the corona virus would stop international travel and close down historic events including Coachella III suspension of the NBA production of TV …

History Summarized: Ethiopia

History Summarized: Ethiopia

Anybody familiar with ancient Egypt is pretty well aware that the Nile River is easily one of the most OP water features in History. But head a little further down and you’ll quickly find that there’s a lot more to East Africa than our old pyramid-bois. East of where the Nile forks between its White …