{ "articles": [ { "title": "Caltagirone", "content": "\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.thethinkingtraveller.com\/italy\/sicily\/towns-and-cities-in-sicily\/caltagirone\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Caltagirone travel guide\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eCaltagirone\u003c\/a\u003e ceramics are one of the most famous Sicilian artisanal crafts, with ancient origins. Arab potters, following the Muslim conquest of the island in 827, brought a strong ceramic artistic tradition — along with technical procedures used in the East. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy 1700, ceramic art flourished under new influences. Floral motifs, large scrolls and continuous designs became prominent. Caltagirone kilns now fire vases with exuberant decorations, holy water vessels, washbasins, altar frontals, statuettes, architectural decorations of church facades, bell towers and tiles for residential floors.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref21_seemore_webresize.jpg?v=1633128686\" alt=\"caltagirone ceramics\" width=\"310\" height=\"413\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref21_cocktail_oval_webrsize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969670", "index": "0", "handle": ""references\/caltagirone"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Castagno dei 100 Cavalli", "content": "\u003cp\u003eThe Hundred Horse Chestnut \u003cem\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/thetreeographer.com\/2018\/03\/14\/the-oldest-and-largest-chestnut-tree-in-the-world-the-hundred-horse-chestnut\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"great chestnut tree of mount etna\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003etree\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e — the largest and oldest known chestnut tree in the world — is located in the Etna Park, near Sant’Alfio.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref20_seemore_webresize.jpg?v=1633128541\" alt=\"Castagno dei 100 Cavalli\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePainting shown here by Castagno detto dei Cento Cavalli; Tecnica: acquarello; Misure: cm 21,5 x 30,5; Data: metà dell’800; Autore: C.H. Smith; Provenienza: Galleria di Stampe Antiche, Roma. Published in \u003cem\u003eDe Aetna, Il testo di Pietro Bembo tradotto e presentato da Vittorio Enzo Alfieri\u003c\/em\u003e. 1981, Sellerio editore Palermo.\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref20_chestnuttreet_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969637", "index": "1", "handle": ""references\/castagno-dei-100-cavalli"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Cardinale", "content": "\u003cp\u003eTitian painted this official \u003cem\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.nga.gov\/collection\/art-object-page.41638.html\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"cardinal pietro bembo\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eportrait\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e to commemorate Pietro Bembo's elevation to cardinal in March 1539. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/REF_19_see_more_5ab0b68b-9ea8-4192-a16e-d30fd1cd6af9.jpg?v=1633641119\" alt=\"cres of pietro bembo\" width=\"336\" height=\"362\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eStemma del cardinale Pietro Bembo — “Coat of Arms” in English — rendered here by Facquis.\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref19_titian_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969655", "index": "2", "handle": ""references\/cardinale"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Viaggio", "content": "\u003cp\u003eLet's \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.visitsicily.info\/en\/il-monte-etna-2\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"visit siciliy\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ego\u003c\/a\u003e!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref18_seemore_webresize.jpg?v=1633126851\" alt=\"sicilia\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref18_taxi_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969594", "index": "3", "handle": ""references\/viaggio"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Our Font", "content": "\u003cp\u003eThe \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/fontsinuse.com\/uses\/10372\/untitled-print-by-jens-jorgen-hansen\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"untitled print by jens jorgen hansen\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eBembo\u003c\/a\u003e design is an old-style, humanist, serif typeface originally cut in 1495 by Francesco Griffo, a Venetian goldsmith who became a punch cutter and worked for the revered printer, Aldus Manutius.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe typeface was named after the notable Venetian poet, Cardinal and literary theorist of the 16th century, Pietro Bembo — and it was used to publish Bembo’s \u003cem\u003eDe Aetna\u003c\/em\u003e, written about his visit to Mount Etna.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u2028\u003cem\u003eDe Aetna\u003c\/em\u003e not only introduced a new roman typeface, it also introduced some rules of punctuation. Manutius, the consummate editor, invented the semicolon and used the colon, comma, and period in a consistent manner that ultimately became standard practice.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBembo was revived by a well-respected English typographer, Stanley Morison in 1929; his redesign was the result of adapting the Bembo typeface to the machine, composition, and \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.thebookdesigner.com\/2010\/10\/typefaces-as-history-aldus-manutius-and-the-noble-bembo\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"bembo font\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cem\u003etypesetting\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e requirements of the day.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref17_seemore1_webresize.jpg?v=1633126594\" alt=\"bembo matrix\" width=\"547\" height=\"316\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref17_bembofont_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969616", "index": "4", "handle": ""references\/our-font"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "De Aetna", "content": "\u003cp\u003eOur brand bible: \u003cem\u003eDe Aetna\u003c\/em\u003e, Il testo di Pietro Bembo tradotto e presentato da Vittorio Enzo Alfieri. 1981, Sellerio editore Palermo.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/REF_16_see_more_full_webresize.jpg?v=1633126027\" alt=\"de aetna\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref16_aetnaeruption_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969277", "index": "5", "handle": ""references\/de-aetna"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Tarot", "content": "\u003cp\u003eA few years before our Pietro was born, another Bembo was hard at work: painter and miniaturist Bonifacio Bembo (1420-1480), was so charmed by \u003cem\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.italianways.com\/bembos-tarots-mystery-on-a-golden-background\/%20\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"bembo's tarots, mystery on a golden background\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eTarot\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e cards’ Neoplatonic idealism and exoteric symbols that he created a deck for Filippo Maria Visconti, Duke of Milan, between 1442 and 1444.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBembo’s deck – 48 cards measuring 180 x 90 millimeters, illustrated on gold and silver backgrounds – is now part of the \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pinacotecabrera.org\/en\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"visit pinacoteca di brera\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ePinacoteca di Brera\u003c\/a\u003e collection. Pictured here are Two of Cups and Six of Coins.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/Ref-15_dualseemore._webresizejpg.jpg?v=1633125788\" alt=\"tarot cards\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref15_tarot_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969605", "index": "6", "handle": ""references\/tarot"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "8 Agosto 1982", "content": "\u003cp\u003eEtna in the news: more magical souvenirs from Sicily.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref14_seemore_webresize.jpg?v=1633125493\" alt=\"giornale di sicilia\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref14_thevolcano_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969262", "index": "7", "handle": ""references\/8-agosto-1982"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "The Modern Book", "content": "\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/exhibitions.lib.cam.ac.uk\/manutius\/case\/manutius-and-bembo\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"bembo's de aetna\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eDe Aetna\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e was published by \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/stoneletters.net\/2018\/10\/12\/cardinal-pietro-bembo-de-etna-and-the-publisher-printer-aldus-manutius\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"cardinal pietro bembo, de etna and the publisher\/printer aldus manutius\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003eAldus Manutius\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e (Aldo Manuzio in Italian), founder of the Aldine Press. Manutius devoted the later part of his life to publishing and disseminating rare texts. His “enchiridia,” small portable books, revolutionized personal reading and are the predecessor of the modern paperback. In ancient greek, “enchiridion”means \"hold in hand.”\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref17_seemore2_webresize.jpg?v=1633126668\" alt=\"aldus manutius\" style=\"float: none;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref13_prototype_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969199", "index": "8", "handle": ""references\/the-modern-book"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Riconoscenze", "content": "\u003cp\u003eOur hero is looking pretty distinguished: Pietro Bembo, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/archive.org\/details\/viteeritrattidii01long\/page\/n137\/mode\/2up\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"incisione pietro bembo\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eincisione\u003c\/a\u003e a bulino di Pietro Beceni su disegno di Giuseppe Bossi, 1812. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn fact, he deserves a medal! Cast bronze medal; Aftercast (whole); Bust of Pietro Bembo facing left (obverse); Bembo, partly draped, reclining against a rock by a stream, holding a branch in his left hand. To left, tree. (reverse) Production date 1532 (circa). Producer name: Valerio Belli. Made in: Venice. © The Trustees of the British Museum\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/REF_12_see_more_full.jpg?v=1633613043\" alt=\"pietro bembo bronze coins\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref12_pietrobembo_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969238", "index": "9", "handle": ""references\/riconoscenze"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Giornale di Sicilia", "content": "\u003cp\u003eGuess what fell out of our friend Taylor’s copy of \u003cem\u003eDe Aetna\u003c\/em\u003e? The best kind of Special Edition time capsule...\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref11_seemore_full_webresize.jpg?v=1633121957\" alt=\"giornale de sicilia\" width=\"260\" height=\"347\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref11_journalesml_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969160", "index": "10", "handle": ""references\/giornale-di-sicilia"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Uovo", "content": "\u003cp\u003eInspired by the oval shape of the period in our Bembo font, \u003cem\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.castorina.net\/shop\/arredare-decorare\/oggettistica\/uova\/LE706-uova-di-struzzo-su-base-con-finiale_LE706_it.html\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"ostrich egg on a golden base\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eeggs\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e have become a key reference for us at pisani et al. Now we see \u003cem\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.christies.com\/features\/My-Highlight-of-2018-Mayersdorff-Bar-9609-3.aspx\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ethem\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e everywhere, reminding us of regeneration and possibility.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref10_seemore_webresize.jpg?v=1633114621\" alt=\"my highlight of 2018\" width=\"310\" height=\"276\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref10_uova_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969171", "index": "11", "handle": ""references\/uovo"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Atlante di Botanica Profumata", "content": "\u003cp\u003eAtlante di Botanica Profumata: an inspiring gift from an elegant friend.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e“Dear Daniela,\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eI hope this \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.spaziobk.com\/prodotto\/libri\/atlante-di-botanica-profumata\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"atlante di botanica profumata\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ebook\u003c\/a\u003e will be useful to you during your adventurous journey into the alchemy of fragrances... because perfume is magic, capable of generating unique and precious sensations!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWith love, Gabri”\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/REF_9_see_more_1jpg_webresize_b45e4784-aac3-4269-865f-67037797f6ca.jpg?v=1633397743\" alt=\"book note on atlante di botanica profumata\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eInside the book is a glorious illustration of the tonka bean, one of the prized ingredients in our Profumo De Aetna.\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref9_atlantebotanica_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969189", "index": "12", "handle": ""references\/atlante-di-botanica-profumata"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Cosmographia Universale", "content": "\u003cp\u003eWoodcut depicting the erupting Volcano Etna, from the \u003cem\u003eCosmographia Universale\u003c\/em\u003e volume \u003cem\u003eL’Etna nell’edizione del 1598 (collezione personale). \u003c\/em\u003eSebastian Münster, the renowned German cartographer, geographer, and mathematician, was  credited with publishing numerous editions of \u003cem\u003eCosmographia Universale\u003c\/em\u003e; for more Etna depictions, click \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ilvulcanico.it\/sebastian-munster-la-cosmografia-universale-e-letna-nel-cinquecento\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"sebastian münster, la “cosmografia universale” e l’etna nel cinquecento\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ehere\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref8_seemore_webresize.jpg?v=1633113820\" alt=\"cosmographia universale by sebastian munster\" width=\"246\" height=\"370\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref8_aetnavolcano_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969100", "index": "13", "handle": ""references\/cosmographia-universale"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Josef Albers", "content": "\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eJosef Albers’s classic \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/yalebooks.yale.edu\/book\/9780300179354\/interaction-color\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"interaction of color\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eInteraction of Color\u003c\/a\u003e is a masterwork in art education. Conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students, this influential book presents Albers’s singular explanation of complex color theory principles.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.phaidon.com\/store\/art\/anni-and-josef-albers-9781838661427\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"anni and josef albers, equal and unequal\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eJosef and Anni\u003c\/a\u003e Albers were married on May 9, 1925 and traveled to Italy on their honeymoon.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/REF_7_see_more_updated_edf2b209-4bcd-4841-8c2b-4894b7001b83.jpg?v=1633640206\" alt=\"josef and anni albers\" width=\"360\" height=\"480\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/REF_7_oval_1000x.jpg?v=1634969130", "index": "14", "handle": ""references\/josef-albers"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Profumo di Vulcano", "content": "\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e“Wines that are natural, not processed, are able to convey the aromas and flavors of the land they come from in just a few sips. \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/fedegraziani.it\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"fedegraziani winery\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eProfumo di Vulcano\u003c\/a\u003e is one of these: a wine from bygone times, with a strong personality and an unmistakable identity.  A wine does not have to be perfect — it needs to be authentic.”  -Federico Graziani.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOur dear friend \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/piergiuseppemoroni.com\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"pier giuseppe moroni stylist\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ePier Giuseppe Moroni\u003c\/a\u003e (on the left in the image below) created the painting for the Profumo di Vulcano label.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/REF_6_oval_see_more_thinframe3.jpg?v=1633640843\" alt=\"profumo di vulcano label\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref6_wine_oval_webresize_ee3dcab6-7f04-4dc2-a5d9-b12c57634bfd_1000x.jpg?v=1634969146", "index": "15", "handle": ""references\/profumo-di-vulcano"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Pistacchio di Bronte", "content": "\u003cp\u003ePistacchio - 1708, from \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.pinterest.com\/pin\/279786195570761493\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"the antiquarium by johann volkamer\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eJohann Volckamer's\u003c\/a\u003e Nürnbergische Hesperides, oder gründliche Beschreibung der edlen Citronat-, Citronen- und Pomeranzen-Früchte.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref_6_see_more.jpg?v=1633111931\" alt=\"pistacchio verde di bronte\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePistacchio verde di \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.italiadelight.it\/experiences-italy\/bronte-and-randazzo-tour-pistachio-and-villages\/?lang=en\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"bronte and randazzo tour: pistachio and villages\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eBronte\u003c\/a\u003e, the most prized pistachio in the world, owes its \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.italianfoodexperience.it\/prodotti\/pistacchio-di-bronte-sicilia\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"pistacchio di bronte sicilia\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cem\u003eprecious and unique characteristics\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e to its territory: the extraordinary combination of the plant and the lava soil on the slope of Mount Etna.\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref5_pistacchio_oval_resize_1000x.jpg?v=1633111102", "index": "16", "handle": ""references\/pistacchio-di-bronte"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "A Beautiful Story", "content": "\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eReady for a tale of \u003cem\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.npr.org\/2014\/06\/16\/322568159\/silk-luxuriates-in-the-bittersweet-pain-of-love-and-longing%20\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"'Silk' Luxuriates In The Bittersweet Pain Of Love And Longing\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\"travel, passion and mysterious, silent communication\"\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e? Alessandro Baricco’s \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.libreriapino.com\/products\/seta?variant=2446554038293%C2%A4cy=USD\u0026amp;utm_medium=product_sync\u0026amp;utm_source=google\u0026amp;utm_content=sag_organic\u0026amp;utm_campaign=sag_organic\u0026amp;utm_campaign=gs-2018-08-15\u0026amp;utm_source=google\u0026amp;utm_medium=smart_campaign\u0026amp;gclid=Cj0KCQjwqKuKBhCxARIsACf4XuF1En1b15S5MSVv6qt4kb67JmYo-lCO18u7Fn7hJogI6ybHOo8NhdsaAmJfEALw_wcB%20\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Seta by Alessandro Baricco\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eSeta\u003c\/a\u003e has been translated into 27 languages, but here’s an excerpt in Italian, just for fun: “Stoffe meravigliose, seta, tutt’intorno alla portantina, mille colori, arancio, bianco, ocra, argento, non una feritoia in quel nido meraviglioso, solo il fruscio di quei colori a ondeggiare nell’aria, impenetrabili, più leggeri del nulla.”\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/REF_4_see_more.webresize.jpg?v=1632866117\" alt=\"seta by alessandro baricco\" width=\"262\" height=\"406\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref4_seta_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1633110620", "index": "17", "handle": ""references\/a-beautiful-story"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Seta Italiana", "content": "\u003cp\u003eWandering through the archives of historic Como \u003cem\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.rizzoliusa.com\/book\/9788891814357\/\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003esilk\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e factories, we were intoxicated by the patterns and colors of this luminous, sublime fabric. We found bolts of silk that seemed to be waiting just for us — and voilà, our first pisani et al. bags were born.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref-3_Taroni_book-3_see-more.jpg?v=1633620279\" alt=\"taroni silks book\" width=\"291\" height=\"388\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref3_fabric_oval_webresize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969070", "index": "18", "handle": ""references\/seta-italiana"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Aetna Mons", "content": "\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003ePainting: Tavola 12, \u003ci\u003eCittà di Catania\u003c\/i\u003e. Tecnica: gouache. Misure cm 41x63. Data: metà dell’800’. Autore: scuola napoletana. Provenienza: Galleria di Stampe Antiche, Roma.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref2_seemore_webresize_c8aafd2b-e539-4aa0-a0a0-b59ebd973048.jpg?v=1632864028\" alt=\"Aetna Mons from the De Aetna book\" width=\"412\" height=\"359\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eEngraving: Tecnica: incisione. Misure: mm 130 x 140. Data: 1703.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eAutore e incisore: Lamsvet. Opera di appartenenza: “Elegia tres et fragmenta; P. Cornelli Severdi Aetna, accessit. P. Bembi” di Pedo Albinovanus. Provenienza: Collezione Logiudice, Roma.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p2\"\u003eFrom \u003ci\u003eDe Aetna, Il testo di Pietro Bembo tradotto e presentato da Vittorio Enzo Alfieri\u003c\/i\u003e. 1981, Sellerio editore Palermo.\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/ref2_mountetna_oval_resize_1000x.jpg?v=1632346065", "index": "19", "handle": ""references\/aetna-mons"", "products": "
" }, { "title": "Pietro Bembo", "content": "\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"s1\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.mfab.hu\/artworks\/portrait-of-the-young-cardinal-ippolito-deste\/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"young pietro bembo\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ePietro Bembo\u003c\/a\u003e (1470–1547), scholar and critic, was one of the most admired Latinists of his day. After some years at the court of Urbino, where he exchanged Platonic love letters with Lucrezia Borgia, he moved to Rome and served as secretary to Leo X (1513–1520). Later he retired to Padua and a life of letters. He was made a cardinal in 1539.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eThe poems in this volume come from all periods of Bembo’s life and reflect both his erudition and his wide-ranging friendships. This verse edition is the first time they have been translated into English.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eThis \u003cem\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.hup.harvard.edu\/catalog.php?isbn=9780674017122%20\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Pietro Bembo Lyric Poetry Book\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003evolume\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e also includes the prose dialogue Etna, an account of Bembo’s ascent of Mt. Etna in Sicily during his student days.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/files\/ref1_see-more_webresize_738a2e70-65cc-49ed-a75f-f142edf4b1fe.jpg?v=1632863651\" alt=\"Pietro Bembo Lyric Poetry Book\" width=\"228\" height=\"314\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e", "image": "\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0484\/0983\/7733\/articles\/REF_1_oval-resize_1000x.jpg?v=1634969695", "index": "20", "handle": ""references\/pietro-bembo"", "products": "
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