I have recently read the book by the Italian historian Carlo Ginzburg titled The Cheese and the Worms. This work narrates the story of Domenico Scandella, called Menocchio, a Friulan miller who was condemned to death by the Holy Inquisition in the sixteenth century. The book is really useful for people who are interested in … Leggi tutto The Cheese and the Worms
I have recently read the book by Christian Pantle on thirty years’ war (click here). This war started in 1618 and ended in 1648. It is an interesting work that narrates the war through the diaries of a soldier and a monk: Pantle goes over the most important events of the war, but the narration … Leggi tutto Thirty Years’ War. Two diaries to tell the conflict that has changed Europe.