French Culture Through Pictures

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. Did you know Paris is home to more than two million people? While this is a large number, it’s no where close to France’s total population of 67 million, not to mention all those other millionsContinue reading “French Culture Through Pictures”

Top 7 Types of Poetry Forms

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. There are more types of poetry forms than you might expect. Most people believe that a necessary part of poetry is rhyming, but this is not always the case. Sometimes there is no rhyming at allContinue reading “Top 7 Types of Poetry Forms”

Top 5 Benefits of Ballet

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. There are many benefits of ballet. Ballet is an art that has been around for hundreds of years. Though ballet performances and dancers are known for their gracefulness and elegance, the art is anything but easyContinue reading “Top 5 Benefits of Ballet”

What is Commedia dell’Arte?

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. Commedia dell’arte, translating as “comedy of the profession,” was a highly popular type of theatrical entertainment that blossomed in Italy between the 1500s and 1700s. However, this theatrical form did not only exist in Italy. ItContinue reading “What is Commedia dell’Arte?”

Italian Culture Through Pictures

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. In my last post of this type, Japanese Culture Through Pictures, I found that it seemed to get pretty popular, which I didn’t expect. I’m glad it got some attention because culture and anthropology are someContinue reading “Italian Culture Through Pictures”

What Is Art Nouveau? | Overview

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. Art Nouveau (or Modern Style) was a kind of art movement that was not limited to only canvases and paint. This art movement, between the late 1800s and early 1900s, had a huge influence on notContinue reading “What Is Art Nouveau? | Overview”

The Art of Architecture: The Colosseum

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. The Colosseum is one of the most recognizable buildings in the city of Rome, besides the Pantheon, of course. With its massive, circular structure, many arches, and impressive history of holding immense battles within its wallsContinue reading “The Art of Architecture: The Colosseum”

The Art of Architecture: The Taj Mahal

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. Virtually everyone is familiar with the massive, glimmering majesty of the Taj Mahal, a mausoleum in India situated along the Yamuna river in the city of Agra. With its huge dome, many minarets, shimmering pools, andContinue reading “The Art of Architecture: The Taj Mahal”

The Art of Architecture: The Eiffel Tower

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. There are few people in the world who wouldn’t recognize the Eiffel Tower with its tall metallic frame and unique, spear-like shape. With all the monumental architecture found all throughout the world, there is not anotherContinue reading “The Art of Architecture: The Eiffel Tower”

The Art of Architecture: The Pantheon

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. The Pantheon (or “pantheum” in Latin) is perhaps one of the best known buildings in the world, and certainly one of the best known buildings in Italy. It is one of the most widely recognized examplesContinue reading “The Art of Architecture: The Pantheon”

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