#ARTMOMENT: Calendimaggio is Coming

Sotto and Sopra

Looking forward to #Calendimaggio, the equivalent to May Day. Historical background to the festival is the long-standing rivalry between the “Upper” and the “Lower” parts of Assisi and bloody feuds for supremacy between the Nepis and the Fiumi families who were the leaders of the two warring factions. The feuding began in the 14 Century and continued unchecked for over 200 years.

#ARTMOMENT: An interpretation of Italian culture and history through the mind of an American.

 

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