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A detailed narrative of Rome

A detailed narrative of Rome

Known as the “Eternal City,” a label that underscores its long history of both tests and triumphs, Rome is simultaneously the stuff of fantasy and fact, legend and legions, myth and matter. Once the center of an empire that spanned the Mediterranean and much of Western Europe, the Italian capital ...

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Bernini’s magnificent marble bust of St. Robert Bellarmine had made its way to Fairfield University.

Bernini's magnificent marble bust of St. Robert Bellarmine had made its way to Fairfield University.

Fairfield University, whose patron is the Jesuit cardinal and theologian St. Robert Bellarmine, is celebrating this year the 75th anniversary of its founding. Linda Wolk-Simon, the imaginative and energetic director of the University Art Museum, had an audacious dream—indeed, she readily admits, it was “quixotic”—to bring to Fairfield the magnificent ...

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