History is the study of the past as it is described in written documents. Events occurring before written record are considered prehistory.

Lessons from the Myth of the Madmen Ship

The myth of the ship of the madmen began to be mentioned in the year 1486, at the dawn of the Renaissance.


Giotto, the Encounter Between Art and Faith

The mark of Giotto’s style can be summarized through the dominant figures, simple and severe, located in abstraction environments. Anatomy and perspective were used by the great master as skillful narrative resources. But, was all of Giotto’s work really painted by him?