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Omens

The Confessions of Young Nero by Margaret George is an ambitious attempt at retelling the history of an infamous emperor whose legacy was more than previously depicted in literature and film. Remembered as a mentally imbalanced leader who fiddled as … Continue reading

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In the Beginning

After years of procrastination, I’ve finally read Michelangelo & the Pope’s Ceiling by Ross King. As the title indicates, this book is a history of the great Michelangelo and the painting of the Sistine Chapel in Rome during the early … Continue reading

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