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Walking along history: The Appian Way

The Appian Way was lined by fabulous villas, like those of the brothers Quintilii or the emperor Maxentius, and extensive propertiesbeautiful Mausoleums. During the Middle Ages, many of its monuments were transformed into fortresses

Caravaggio’s Madonna di Loreto – Madonna dei Pellegrini

Caravaggio's interest focuses on the pilgrims' relationship to this peculiar Virgin, that he presents as the embodiment of the pilgrimage itself. Once again, Caravaggio invented an iconography corresponding to a less conventional faith and able to speak to everyone