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What’s Love Got to Do with It? The History of Valentine’s Day

Antoine-Denis Chaudet, Cupid, 1802, Louvre Museum (Photo in pubic domain) By Noah Charney We tend to think of Valentine’s Day as a “Hallmark holiday:” an excuse...

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Villa Farnesina, Jewel of Renaissance Rome

Villa Farnesina, Jewel of Renaissance Rome

Astrological Ceiling of Galatea Loggia with Agostino Chigi’s Birth Date (November 29, 1466) cleverly shown in the planetary and celestial alignments (Photo...

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