Palazzo dei Diamanti

Palazzo dei Diamanti

Karina Mamalygo
Using the well known Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara as a model which was built between 1493 and 1503 for Sigismund Duke d’Este by the architect Biagio Rossetti, a similar building with a similar…
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Biblioteca Mozzi Borgetti

Mozzi Borgetti Library

Karina Mamalygo
The Biblioteca Mozzi Borgetti was founded in 1773 in the ex seat of the Jesuit College which inherited the library. Over the course of more than two hundred years many more library resources were…
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Buonaccorsi Palace

Karina Mamalygo
The charming Buonaccorsi Palace in the historic centre of Macerata, was built according to the wishes of the Buonaccorsi family, who received its patricianship in 1652. The project was the work of the Roman…
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Archaeological Area Helvia Recina

Karina Mamalygo
To return to the historical origins of Macerata, you have to go 5 km to the northwest, to Villa Potenza where the ruins of the Roman town Helvia Recina emerge. This city was associated…
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Arena Sferisterio

Karina Mamalygo
      The Italian word sferisterio derives from the Latin sphaeristerium (which is also used in English) and the Greek σφαιριστήριον and describes particular spaces used for playing a number of ball games. These include pallone col…
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The Origins of Macerata

Karina Mamalygo
      It seems that Macerata is descended from Recina Helvia, a Roman site from the III-II Century BC. Before this there were other tribes who founded the first inhabited areas of the…
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