Spello celebrates a newly-restored 1645 Bible, in seven languages

(October 24, 2015) I had seen posters all over Spello advertising a presentation at the Palazzo Comunale, and a discussion of the restoration of one of the most important books in the community library. On that evening, the first restored volume of an twelve-volume “polyglot” Bible published in Paris in 1645, and in seven . . . → Read More: Spello celebrates a newly-restored 1645 Bible, in seven languages

Bill and Shelley head for home in North Carolina

(October 22-23, 2015) Paola is adamant that when friends leave, their last meal must be at her table—and there is no finer place to eat in Umbria. In the spring, the Trowells were here with me for a month while they signed documents, shopped for furniture, and moved into their new apartment in Palazzo . . . → Read More: Bill and Shelley head for home in North Carolina