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Going slow or flying fast – instructions for promenades in Rome

In Madame de Staël’s novel Corinne, or Italy (1807), when the protagonists of the book are heading for Tivoli, lord Nelvil drives the four-horse carriage himself and enjoys the speed of the drive, since ”speed seems to enhance the sense … Continue reading

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Itinerary II, Ponte S. Angelo to porta Salaria, fifth part

Starting point: corner of via del Tritone and via del Nazareno Einsiedeln instructions: In sinistra:                                                      In … Continue reading

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