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Romanticising the Renaissance

  • Meet the woman who stormed the Castel Sant’Angelo without spilling any blood while heavily pregnant, wrote a book on alchemy, trained and led numerous armies, and even managed to turn her captor, Cesare Borgia, into her lover. 

  • 420 years after the Renaissance Masters - Donatello, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo - died, they were reborn as crime fighting turtles. But how closely related are they?

  • Sigismondo Malatesta is, to date, the only man canonised to Hell. But could his reputation and his ensuing punishment come as the result of other people’s vicious hatred and malicious gossip rather than being rooted in fact?

  • In Phædo, in which he discusses the immortality of the soul, Plato says that philosophy is about nothing more than “being dead and dying.”  Death is the only thing guaranteed in our lives. It is the thing which unites us –

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