“Per saecula – moments of history of the Biblioteca Capitolare”

On Thursday, 9 December, the Fondazione Biblioteca Capitolare is launching the new exhibition “Per saecula – moments of history of the Biblioteca Capitolare” The exhibition’s title recalls a line from the poem surrounding the Raterian Iconography: ancient picture portraying Verona and now lost, but still visible in the Biblioteca Capitolare in the shape of a few 18th-century…

Travel stories – from 21st September 2020

Travel stories Guides, memories, maps among the Capitolare’s books Nomads, pilgrims, adventurers, explorers… humans have always been travelers. That’s probably the reason for the continuous success of books telling tales about travels, or guiding and inspiring new routes. The exhibition will be a journey through ancient books’ pages, divided into four main themes, each one…

Post fata resurgam – renewal paths

“Post fata resurgam” – renewal paths With these Latin words, meaning “After death I will resurrect”, Canon Giuseppe Turrini – director of the Biblioteca Capitolare – commented on the library’s reopening in 1948. Tradition attributes this motto to the phoenix, a legendary bird which is born again from the ashes of its own fire: the…

Post fata resurgam – renewal paths

“Post fata resurgam” – renewal paths With these Latin words, meaning “After death I will resurrect”, Canon Giuseppe Turrini – director of the Biblioteca Capitolare – commented on the library’s reopening in 1948.Tradition attributes this motto to the phoenix, a legendary bird which is born again from the ashes of its own fire: the same…

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