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Petrarch’s Virgil: Simone Martini’s Frontispiece Examined

Simone Martini, Frontispiece to Petrarch’s Virgil, ca. 1344, 29.5 x 20 cm, Biblioteca Ambrosiana (Image in public domain) By Patrick Hunt Francesco Petrarch’s...

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Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in Text and Music

Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in Text and Music

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Aeneas Introducing Cupid as Ascanius to Dido, 1757, Villa Valmarana, Vicenza By Patrick Hunt  After more than three centuries, Henry...

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