As Thanksgiving approaches, we here at Calder Classics are happily reminded of the wonderful times we’ve gathered around the table to dine and discourse with students in Florence, Rome, and Pompeii! Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Today we depart from Florence and head back to the United States. By Juliet J., Florence '14.
Today we took a trip to the Tuscan town of Fiesole where there are a lot of Etruscan ruins.
Today we went to see the Medici Chapels, including the Chapel of the Princes. The Chapel was vast and adorned with the artwork of Michelangelo.
The major Greek gods and goddesses and their Roman counterparts, e.g. Zeus, Athena, Poseidon, are common knowledge, but few know of the many myths that arose from the same cultures...
Primo A., Florence '14, writes about his experience climbing the steps of Il Duomo...
Today was quite the sight-filled day in Florence! ... we headed towards the Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze downtown, where generations of artists studied and created dozens of the Renaissance masterpieces we enjoy today in the Academia museum...
Today we went to Siena... I was immediately overwhelmed by the beauty of the architecture.
Calder Classics explores the Palazzo del Te in Mantua.
Sarah Glasfeld, Florence '14, writes about "Dante's Florence."
A day in the life of Eric So on our Calder Classics trip in Florence.
Wandering Florence on our day off, by Anna Chang-Chien.
Two Geniuses: Michelangelo's influence on Jackson Pollock, by Brooke Keene, Florence '14.
Seeing Fra Angelico's frescos for the first time by Angela Montero, Florence '14.