Sandro Botticelli’s Venus and Mars
Art / essay

Sandro Botticelli’s Venus and Mars

  This picture by Botticelli has been given the name Venus and Mars purportedly, because of its dimensions, it is meant as an insert to a piece of furniture such as a bed, and has certain attributes that have led scholars to this conclusion about the subject matter. To refresh the memory of those not familiar … Continue reading

Endymion
poetry

Endymion

The story of Endymion and Selene has been a favorite of artists and poets since the time of the creation of the tale. The story of Endymion has various attributes, but let’s say that he regularly admired the moon, the goddess Selene, which became apprised of this notice. Selene, in return, fell in love with … Continue reading