World - Twice in the Dust

Two hundred years ago, the death of one of the most beloved (and most controversial) characters in history

Libya - Gaddafi’s Utopia

Ten thousand years of history. Civilizations that have fought, traded, loved, hated, overlapped, merged and intertwined in an inextricable tangle. Ten thousand years of history and a single, eternal common denominator: the Mediterranean. With Libya at the center: yesterday as today, it is both the natural gateway to – and exit point from – Africa. […]

Italy - Leonardo. The Great Visionary

Five centuries after his death what remains of the genius from Tuscany? Leonardo da Vinci died 2 May 1519 in Amboise, France. Exactly five centuries ago. Over the course of his long life – 67 years – Leonardo experimented with the effects of Gutenberg’s invention, witnessed the fall of Byzantium and the unification of the […]