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Cervantes’ House Restored

Miguel de Cervantes is considered the greatest Spanish author—the Shakespeare of Spanish letters. People who go to England make the excursion, the pilgrimage, to Stratford-on-Avon, to see Shakespeare’s house. Who goes to see Cervantes’? Few. Where is it? Not far … Continue reading

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What Did Caesar Look Like?

This portrait bust of Julius Caesar has been found at the bottom of the Rhone River at Arles, France.   Photo from the CBC NEWS Archaeologists believe it was sculpted while he was still alive, perhaps two years before his … Continue reading

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