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So Sweet a Place: The Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome

image of the non-catholic cemetery in rome

This is the second of two posts on the extraordinary cemetery where John Keats is buried.  Look here for the first. The English poet John Keats, age 25, died in Rome in February 1821.  In April of that year, another English … Read more »

“Ay, in the very temple of Delight . . .”

image of the Piazza d Spagna

I was in Rome this spring.  Rome is a wonder.  The present cannot contain it.  You stand waiting for a bus and across the street are the ruins of a pagan temple. Time and again in Rome, you step off … Read more »