Naples:life,death &
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Most Recent Entries: chronological go-back list (from present back to July 7, 2015)
                                                                              days shaded orange have material by Luciano Mangiafico

AUG 4

Cartwheels of Jellyfish?

AUG 3
The Queen's Mandolin

JUL 31

What was Rodin's The Thinker thinking about?

JUL 22

The old earth-shaker's last ride

JUL 20

"It wasn't that much of a kiss"

JUL17-2
 Pillars of Creation- Blade Runner - Ruetger Hauer's 'death soliloquy'

JUL 17
Nice try, coppers! seizing beach front

JUL 16
nice supermoon seen from Positano

JUL 12

coffee & pasty - intra moenia style

JUL 11

eco-monster (Velia)

JUL 9

last word on a strange title

JUL 6

The Christ of Maratea vs. The Christ of the Andes

JUL 4

We Hold these Noodles to be Self-Evident

JUN 23

Pizzagate

JUN 10

notes about the cover of The Serpent Coiled in Naples

JUN 8

book release - The Serpent Coiled in Naples

MAY 24
list of articles from Luciano Mangiafico

MAY 22

The Young Sir Richard Burton in Naples

MAY 13
stigmatized and self-stigmatized dialects/languages

MAY 10

Herman Melville in Naples

APR 22

I can't quite get psyched for this

APR 18

Pasquetta - Easter Monday

APR 9

Art theft - I'm surprised anything is left!

APR 8

Napoleonic art plundering

APR 4

Brave New Time -two hairs past a freckle- Null island

APR 2

add to Apr.1 with section on BBC pranks

APR 1

April Fool's Day

MAR 30

total rewrite of The Bohemian Girl

MAR 27
Pope Gregory XIII - the calendar was still a good idea!

MAR 25
Catherine de'Medici redux - more than meets the eye!

MAR 24
Catherine de'Medici - party girl!
Physicians for Human Rights

MAR 20

The strange case of The Bohemian Girl

MAR 18
I forgot about St. Patrick's Day + Dwelt in Marble Halls

MAR 17
What Happened to Aenaria?

MAR 13
Let the seizures begin!

MAR 11

Penderecki - Auschwitz Oratorium - When whispers speak

MAR 8

Whispering Galleries

MAR 7

Finally. an oligarch when you need one!

MAR 1

Naples demonstration for Ukraine

FEB 28

Italian demonstration for Ukraine

FEB 28

Today is Someday the Shroveteenth

FEB 19
Complicity starts here!

FEB 17
The Aeneid - the Founding Document of Rome

FEB 14
                       Graffito ergo sum          and       Happy Valentine's Day!

FEB 11

ex-English cemetery to be reopened

FEB 8

Here's your house. That'll be 1€ please

FEB 6

3,000 unmarked tombs of refugees in Sicily

FEB 2
Recent archaeology at Velia

JAN 28
Mystery Photo

JAN 25

Recovering Nazi Art Plunder

JAN 22

Vesuvius is tired and resting

JAN 12
update to Med refugee crisis

JAN 6

Frankly, I'm incensed he brought fruitcake

JAN 1
It could have been worse

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2022 STARTS ABOVE THIS

DEC 31

No fireworks tonight! Right. Sure.

DEC 29

new photo by Sax Palumbo of Furore "fjord"

DEC 28

refugee crisis in Med - no holidays for them

DEC 18
revise women painter

DEC 15
Welcome to DaDoM (you'll never guess)

DEC 13
The Outlaw Ocean

DEC 12

The town of Bacoli

DEC 9

R.I.P. Lina Wertmueller

DEC 6

Look left, look right -- look up!

DEC 2

A film festival is born

DEC 1

closed for adoption!

NOV 10
    -22

start page on women painters/artists
with Gentileschi,  Anguissola, Fontana, Garzona + 5more


NOV 16
Mt. Etna - dangerous, destructive, beautiful

NOV 14
Another Christmas Carol

NOV 10

history of Capodichino airport

NOV 8

How the slave half lived

NOV 7

The tragedy of Taranto - pollution

NOV 6

carrier-strike, blue print for Pearl Harbor

NOV 5

massive sea-rescue near Lampedusa saves 1,000!

NOV 4

18th century Neap. music in Wash. D.C.

NOV 1

Boat on the Bay from the 1700s

OCT 30

Trick or Treat

OCT 29
exhibit on Aniello Falcone

OCT 27
Aldo Grimaldi and GNV ships

OCT 26
a wall mural for Massimo Troisi

OCT 24
Judeo-Italian, a rare Jewish language

OCT 20

Napolii Jones -cont. from Oct 13

OCT 19
Week of the Italian Language in the World

OCT 15
A Neapolitan Love Story by L. Mangiafico

OCT 13

Napoli Jones and the Temple of Frogs

OCT 5

Mediterranean Cruises back in business

OCT 4

Italy begins in Lampedusa

OCT 3

Sail on, O Sheep of State!

OCT 2

Greek culture in ancient Pompeii

OCT 1

update refugee care on Lampedusa

SEP 30

Renato Carasone

SEP 29
the new "Gleaner of Sapri"

SEP 28
the ancient hidden sanctuary over there somewhere...

SEP 27
Naples Coat of Arms

SEP 26
a recent example of graffiti

SEP 25
Cruising down the river on a.... giant violin

SEP 24
a very good use for an old bathtub

SEP 23

Art is a Many Fingered Thing

SEP 22

What does it mean to rescue someone at sea

SEP 21

What does it mean to be a refugee

SEP 19
The Miracle of San Gennaro

SEP 18
Roman Road beneath Venice

SEP 17
Friday the 17th - Day of Bad Luck

SEP 14
The Jewish King of Lampedusa

SEP 13
put running log to Lampedusa crisis on home page

SEP 13
The church of San Costanzo on Capri

SEP 12

The town of Ischia

SEP 8

Napoleon's black soldiers in Naples!

SEP 7

the dirty pictures show is over

SEP 6

general info on Lampedusa refugee center

SEP 5

The Ascarellis of Naples

SEP 2

Lampedusa running log updates start here

AUG 31

Awright, you aliens, get off my bay!

AUG 30

Hey, doc! How are things in Lampedusa?

AUG 26
Pontecagnano? Try it. You'll like it.

AUG 25
Gino Strada and EMERGENCY

AUG 24
...and all I ask is a tell ship that doesn't look like this

AUG 22

Alessandra Buonanno - the "black hole whisperer"

AUG 21

the "pyramids" of Turkey

AUG 20

Scapa Flow

AUG 17
Mt. Etna - is this the whole Enceladus?

AUG 15
Ferragosto- All hail the Iron Emperor

AUG 12

new "Duomo" metro station has opened

AUG 8

the artistic cartography of Heinrich Berran

AUG 6

extensive photo additions to "Rosina"

AUG 1

finish "Rosina" Ferrara, the Muse of Capri

JUL 30

start "Rosina" Ferrara, the Muse of Capri

JUL 25
The Revolutionary Little Red Book

JUL 23
These are the voyages of the Starship...

JUL 21

Not quite the Double Eagle

JUL 18
The Children's Hour

JUL 16
I don't know what this is, but I don't like it.

JUL 15
If you ask, "How much", you can't afford it.

JUL 14
The boats are back!

JUL 12
Stephan Lissner — new San Carlo artistic director

JUL 11
Maria Curcio — pianist, teacher

JUL 10

Riccardo Muti — conductor

JUL 6

The Torch has passed to a new ... what?...  You dropped it?!

JUL 4

Eros on the loose -- armed and amorous

JUN 28

We who have stained the world with blood

JUN 24

Pier Paolo Pasolini

JUN 19
revamp film portal

JUN 15

Film Music and Nino Rota

JUNE 3

Next train? Maybe October. Why? You in a hurry?

JUNE 1

Youth Orchestras

MAY 22
Forget your computer - Restart your life

MAY 12

Pull down your pants -- Just kidding!

MAY 11

The next Queen of Italy

MAY 8

Ertuscan digs and museum reopen in Tuscany

APR 30

They're not Gypsies!

APR 25

greatly revise entry for April 18

APR 18

What is Ladino? What is Sephardic?

APR 11

Who is the Bellini cocktail named for?

APR 8

Lucia Votano, physicist

APR 3

What is a milliHelen?

APR 1

This is not a gag. No fooling!

MAR 30
The Golden Tree

MAR 22

Dante's Easter Egg

MAR 15
unscrambling Antikythera - the world's first computer

MAR 12
There'll be a hot time in Bacoli tonight

MAR 10

revise: Marni Nixon - the Voice of Hollywood

MAR 6

Alexander Humboldt in Naples

MAR 2
Chariot of Fire

FEB  26

Leoncavallo vs. Puccini

FEB  17
Opus Continuum Continues

FEB  15
Tomorrow is Mardi Gras. Give up repentance for Lent.

FEB  14

Valentine's Day

FEB  2
Schiller's Ode to Joy ... or to Freedom?

JAN  28

Once upon a time ... they all lived happily after.

JAN  25

Nino Taranto

JAN  10

The old church of Santa Lucia a Mare

JAN  7

Advancing Women Artists Foundation (AWA)

JAN  6

Befana

JAN  4

Possum tubera solani fricta habere?

JAN  2
OK, Maybe a few, but not bad.

HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2021 STARTS ABOVE THIS

DEC  2

No Fireworks? Ho-Ho-Ho!

DEC  16

A short trip through time to better times

DEC  9

Fibonacci

DEC  5

A Greek Church in Italy - Grottaferrata

DEC  1

New interactive digital museum - Natural Beauty of the Cilento

NOV  20

Are you going to finish that hang-nail?

NOV  14
The Christmas Crèche of Malta

NOV  13
Friday the 13th!

NOV  12

COVID - Museum problems

NOV 9

Origins of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

NOV 4

Solfatara remains closed

OCT 31

Halloween 1.   &    2.                          The Study of Maltese

OCT 29
The Twelfth of Never

OCT 26
COVID - Is this too tight?

OCT 24

the iTour guide to Naples and the Fiery Fields (Campi Flegrei)

OCT 17
Who says you can't smile through a mask?

OCT 17
COVID update- PART  3

OCT 11
COVID update- PART  2

OCT 10

new archeology museum at Castellammare

OCT 8

COVID update- It's baaaaaaaaaaaack!

OCT 5

A few words on music - from Lewis Thomas

SEP 30

SEP 26
expand myth of Leda and the Swan - fresco found at Pompeii

SEP 23

 'normal':              add to the medieval Medical School  of Salerno

SEP 19
 'normal':  1. The Wizard of The Night is Large: Martin Gardner
                 2. San Gennaro -- a Pandemiracle?

SEP 12

'normal' entry:    They don't make them like this anymore! Talitha - (ship)

SEP 8

 'normal' entry:                       All Good Things...(Fusaro)

SEP 5

 'normal' entry:                       Look at this litter! Seneca.

AUG 25

  covid-19 entry:           Is this the "second shoe" dropping?

AUG 7

 'normal' entry:    Opus Conntinuum  - Winners of the Art Contest

JUL 30

 'normal' entry:   The Return of Opus Continuum- at Lake Fusaro

JUL 17
 'normal' entry:       Enrichetta Caracciolo, Escaping the Cloister

JUL 11

 'normal' entry:        Totò & Walter Pidgeon, The Two Colonels

JUN 6

   'normal' entry:               To the memory of Massimo Troisi

MAY 27
  still in the woods!          The Good, the Bad, and the Normal

MAY 20

  a 'normal' entry:      Naples sketchbook of T. Jones, Welsh painter, on-line

MAY 19
  still in the woods!               Mill Arooouuund - March!

MAY 14

  still in the woods!                    Almost there?

MAY 9

  finally - a 'normal' entry:   Roberto Bracco -  a dissident under Fascism

MAY 8

  still in the woods!               You call this open?

MAY 5

  still in the woods!           Crocus  & Rosebud, etc.

MAY 2

  still in the woods!               After May Day      

APR 30

  still in the woods!             Finding the Big N

APR 29
  still in the woods!     We're not out of the woods yet

APR 28
     still here!                    Return to Normalcy

APR 27
     still here!                          Festina lente

APR 26
     still here!                   Liberation Day & Quarantine

APR 25
     still here!                        It's Byronic Man!

APR 24
     still here!                     Lazarus, Come Forth!

APR 23
     still here!                       Tough on Tourism

APR 22
     still here!             Easter eggs and Social Strength

APR 21
     still here!                  Three important persons

APR 20

     still here!                         Roof-running

APR 19
     still here!                      On a smaller scale

APR 18
     still here!                         The Big Picture

APR 17
     still here!                        Creeping Fascism

APR 16
     still here!                       I wandered lonely as...

APR 15
     still here!                          Going Walkies

APR 14
     still here!                     Quarantine and Dreamtime

APR 13
     still here!                      Pasquetta - "Little Easter"

APR 12
     still here!                    Getting around the Quarantine

APR 11
     still here!                    What about our resurrection?!

APR 10

     still here!                       Forget Apples of the Sun!

APR 9

     still here!                           What's so funny?

APR 8

     still here!                       Run-of-the-mill stories

APR 7

     still here!                            Security blanket

APR 6

     still here!                                   Bad and Good

APR 5

     still here!                                      Saving art

APR 4

     still here!                                What's in a name?

APR 3

     still here!                                Citizens of Earth!

APR 2

     still here!                                WILCO - Will Comply

APR 1

     still here!            The Garden of Neapolitan Quarantines

MAR 31

     still here!               The siren, the volcano & the bay

MAR 30

     still here!                  Things you don't think about

MAR 29
     still here!                        Are we going stir crazy?

MAR 28
     still here!                      human & inhuman interest

MAR 27
     still here!                          irony & Santa Corona

MAR 26
     still here!                             IMMAGINARIA 2020

MAR 25
     still here!                                   Earthrise

MAR 24
     still here!                             Are we giddy yet?

MAR 23
     still here!                          Your goat is under arrest

MAR 22
     still here!                             things that don't work

MAR 21

     still here!                             looking for bright spots

MAR 20

     still here!                        much a-doo-doo about nothing

MAR 19
     still here!                                    spring fa-la-la

MAR 18
     still here!                                help from China

MAR 17
     still here!                    Now I feel better. Guess Who's here!

MAR 15

     still here!                   The Case of the Missing Door-Mouse

March 14 -added "hang in there" thank you note to readers, top of home page

MAR 8

Mozart in Naples
MAR13  Friday the 13th --so what!

FEB 27
This, too, is art
FEB 29 add images: la Maddalena, Rossini

FEB 20

D'Annunzio in Naples
FEB 25 Mardi Gras in Malta

FEB 4

ice-caves on Etna
FEB 8
Lillo - Hey, Al - Got the time?

JAN 20

Sabrina Spielrein
JAN 24 Lenin in Capri

JAN 19

vaccinations in Bourbon Naples in 1798

JAN 11
+1693 Sicily to "other quakes"
JAN 14 Val di Noto Baroque, Sicily

JAN 9

add graphic to "Greeks"
JAN 10
saints & holy relics of Naples

JAN 6

Befana 2020
JAN 8
add graphic to "Acropolis"

JAN 4

Romanesque architecture in southern Italy

JAN 1

extra entry on San Martino

DEC 31, 2019 - HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2020 STARTS ABOVE THIS

DEC 30

two special versions of the presepe, the Christmas Crèche

DEC 28
add map to Anacapri
DEC 29 add painting to Vietri

DEC 25
add comments to Carnal Charity
DEC 27  More blood miracles 'non-gennaro'

DEC 20

The Veiled Son
DEC 21 Sister Giulia & Carnal Charity

DEC 17
complete revision of Dec. 16, "A Coincidence."

DEC 13

Quarters of Naples - Metro Cities
DEC 16  Robinson poem, painting, art academy

DEC 8

We Dare You! (treenap)
DEC 11
Metropolitan Cities

DEC 7

Pompeii thermal baths discovered and now open to visitors

DEC 4

and more fakes
DEC 6
Cryptolects

DEC 1
more fakery
DEC 2
add fakes to Dec. 1

NOV 21

Leo duh Wino
NOV 28
Igor & Pabo on the road

NOV 19
Carlo Rossi & Italian architecture in Imperial Russia

NOV 16
Cave-in!
NOV 18 painting by Selene Salvi

NOV 12
 Oscar Wilde (2) in Naples
NOV 14
snottite

NOV 3
Flo-Flo, float on, float off
NOV 10
 Bernadino Telesio

NOV 2

Italian Architecture & the Siege of Leningrad

0CT 30

finished new (2019) retranslation of The Suboil of Naples

0CT 27
Aqueducts ch.8 -Subsoil of Naples
0CT 29   Sewers-ch.8-Subsoil of Naples

0CT 26
conserving the wall paintings at Herculaneum

0CT 24
 nightshade - yummy - Cheshire
0CT 25  add to Golden Bough - film done

0CT 21

more on the Subsoil of Naples translation

0CT 14

Agnano's Last Stand --everything in ruins

0CT 13

a new translation of The Subsoil of Naples for this website

0CT 9

 more on Herculaneum scrolls
0CT 11  Agnano's last stand, bye-bye everything

0CT 4

 A good sign
0CT 7  postage stamp for Pino Daniele

0CT 3

add Lighthouse to Hell

SEP 28

 livability, quality of life rankings
 0CT 1
  Go to Hell!

SEP 24

The Search for the Golden Bough Continues

SEP 23

 A musical curiosity about Malta

SEP 19
 Miracle of San Gennaro
SEP 20/1
 Rackete - Pimentel - In peril on the sea

SEP 15
 Creepy ghost stories
SEP 18  The art of faking art history

SEP 13
 Friday the 13th!
SEP 14  add 'forts' to Malta

SEP 8

 revise: Malta
SEP 11  add to Herculaneum papyri

SEP 5

 add MK poem to Leopardi
SEP 6  IMMAGINARIA 2020

AUG 28
 The Weird Blue Danube
SEP 1  Anna Maria Ortese

AUG 26
 +box to Two Women
AUG 27  revise Kurgan/Gimbutas

AUG 24
 + box to Boom
AUG 25  +box to  Femminiello

AUG 22
 add MK box to Leopardi
AUG 23  +box to   Spanish Quarter

AUG 20

 add box to Lake Averno
AUG 21
 Street music

AUG 17
 Forcella
AUG 19  Listening to Naples

AUG 15
 Toys & Tenders
AUG 16    just jewelry?

AUG 11
 latest add to Frank A. Perret
AUG13  the Madonna Tree of Mt. Somma

AUG 1

 update Solfatara
AUG 5
  update Frank A. Perret

JUL 27

 Again, MK
JUL 31
 The Last Duel

JUL 19
 too many Charleses?
JUL 25  serpent coiled in Naples - more

JUL 18

Capodimonte art gallery under the French /1799 & 1806-15

JUL 12
 mystery of the Cyclades
JUL 15   Sacred relics. Not a big thing.

JUL 10

  start Miscellany p.74
JUL 11   together at last

JUL 6

 revise 'Other Quakes'
JUL 6
 add to "Geology" (quake prediction)

JUL 4

 Marian church/shrine, Pompei
JUL 5   Stromboli erupts

JUL 1

 Roman Social War
JUL 2
  Is Darth home?

JUN 21
 Big Boat, Andromeda
JUN 26   Ancient Taranto

JUN 13

 Hirpinia Museum in Avellino
JUN 14  modern & trad. geographical names

JUN 6

 D-Day, boats of the Bay 2019
JUN 9  What is a myth?

MAY29
 Trieste - new ship, Castellammare
JUN 2
 "Gently rest..." from Zaide by Mozart

MAY18

 Fixing Roman roads with iron
MAY23  Ghost singers

MAY 6

 A whale of a tale
MAY 12  What, Me Worry?

MAY  2
 update to the Voynich manuscript
MAY  4  redesign main index top box

APR  25
 add Luigi Lablache to Thalberg
APR  28  Francesco Rosi & The Magliari

APR  16
 add to Thalberg
APR  22  Pasquetta 2019

APR  3

 Roman Fast Food 2
APR  13  footnote to the ship Odessa

MAR  16

 Book: Delirious Naples
MAR  31  big art theft -- Salvator Mundi

MAR 6

 Levico - Redux
MAR 8
 Danish "Tall Ship"

MAR 4

RESTART WEBSITE - IMMAGINARIA 2019

JAN 28
in memory of my wife, Luciana

JAN 10

 Revise Perret
JAN 18  Photographer Riccardo Carbone

JAN 7

 finish hist. of Neapolitan Painting
JAN 8  Frank A. Perret

JAN 2

 WW2 - Battle of Ortona
JAN 6
 Befana for refugees




JAN 1
 New Year's injuries -- same old story

up to 2019

DEC31

 Viaggio in Italia, part II
 
 

DEC20

 add to Neapolitan Painting
DEC 29
 start Miscellany73 --Etna eruption & quake

DEC13

           AND ----------------------------->
DEC 14
 add blue box to Neapolitan painting

DEC 3
 The Collection of a Prince
DEC 9  German air raid on Bari, Dec. 1943

NOV 23
 Edoardo De Angelis
 NOV 28  short history of Neapolitan painting

NOV 19
 Viaggio in Italia, film, Rosselini
NOV 20  Leda and the Swan

NOV 16
 Syracuse - ancient city
NOV 17  The magnificent magmathon!

NOV 12
 the Master of Beffi
NOV 14  Neapolitan triptych

NOV 8

 the physics of pizza
NOV 10  tomorrow - for various reasons

NOV 3

 saving Venice
NOV 5  Posillipo chainsaw massacre

OCT 30

 A Special Day (film)
NOV 1
 Ieri, oggi, domani (film)

OCT 28
 Escher exhibit
OCT 29  'Tis the season to use moly

OCT 26
 Downtown Paestum Saturday Night
OCT 27  Futurism

OCT 23
 Pompeii/Vesuvius date wrong!
OCT 24  Zeus back home

OCT 19
 coastal flooding
OCT 20  home, hearth & oikos

OCT 15
 IMMAGINARIA 2019, pt. 3
OCT 16  Trouble om Etna?

OCT 12
 add DH Lawrence Etruscan Places
OCT 13  more on "virtual unravelling"

OCT 10

  new discovery of frescoes, Pompeii
OCT 11  IMMAGINARIA 2019

OCT 2

 IMMAGINARIA - 2019
 OCT 8  Mortuary analysis  -  Cuma

SEP 26
 Pompeii & Delos
 OCT 1
  quate, crepa, rota

SEP 19
 San Gennaro
 SEP 23  amber books of bugs

SEP 14

 "living" museums, etc.
 SEP 17  the 'Kurgan' Hypothesis (Gimbutas)

SEP 5

scio me nihil scire --Latin
 SEP 9  add to Salerno invasion

AUG 30

 add audio scroll to Neap. song page
 SEP 2  Finish Neapolitan song page

AUG 29
 The Abruzzi Road
 AUG 29  About the songs - 2

AUG 27
  Vikings in the south
 AUG 28  About the songs - 1

AUG 24
  EU cultural routes
 AUG 25  add box to Cryptic Inscriptions

AUG 22
  add to Ferragosto
 AUG 23  Waiting for Parthenope

AUG 19
  arc(h)-trivia
 AUG 21  ancient Stabiae

AUG 17
 S. Sebastian - Naples & Alatri
 AUG 17  Friday the 17th

AUG 13
  EUR / E42
 AUG 15  begin Misc. 71   &     Ferragosto

AUG 9

  theTwin Towns, Eboli-Campagna
 AUG 11  add to transumanza

AUG 5

 Garibaldi's double - John Peard
 AUG 7  Salerno invasion info box

AUG 1
 on the road - the SS18
 AUG 3  the Balvano train disaster

JUL 29
 coins of many realms
 JUL 31  the castle of Rocca Cilento

JUL 26

 Bumper Cars
 JUL 28  eclipse!

JUL 22
 Edenlandia reopens
 JUL 24
 On the Road with Maxwell

 JUL 19
 summer posters
 JUL 21
 the Good Ship Giulia

 JUL 16
 Flags - Malmediterraneo
 JUL 17  The Iron Age at Capodimonte

 JUL 14
 Positano, Roman villa
 JUL 15  The Spirit of Andy!

 JUL 12
 largest theater in Italy
 JUL 13   Friday!

 JUL 10

 revise July 6
 JUL 11  Chinese imperial army statues

  JUL 7

 Photorama
  JUL 8  Early film making in Naples

 JUL 5

 the temple builders of Malta
  JUL 6  Anyone got a comb?

 JUL 3

 Edwad Lear in S. Italy
 JUL 4
 fine wine

 JUL 1
 Where Eagles Soar
 JUL 2  a drive-through cave!

 JN 26
 Abruzzo National Park
 JUN 28  National parks in Southern Italy

 JN 23

 The original Orientale university
 JUN25  UNESCO on the beech

 JN 19
  "Good fences make..."
 JUN 21
 Pietravairano

 JN 15
  Greek in Italy (2)
 JUN 16  table-top model of Pompeii

 JN 10
  A lesson from Alfred  JUN 12  The Alphabet in Italy

 JUN 6

  Nestors Cup 2, Kinds of Writing
 JUN 7  La Grace (ship)

 JUN 1

 The First Naples?
 JUN 3  il Napoletano (horse)

 MAY 25
 Saving Seneca
 MAY 26  Parthenope (painting)

 MAY 18
 consolidate university page
 MAY 22  Pompeii textiles exhibit

 MAY 10
 Yestersail
 MAY 14  revise: Goths

 MAY 7

 Monuments in May
 MAY 9  The Goths

 APR 27
 tri-color fly-by
 APR 30  phyletics and fairy-tales

 APR 18
 revise S. Giuseppe a Chiaia
 APR 20  "Stand by to repel brothers..."

 APR 14

  edit Venice lagoon
 APR 16  A bird in the hand...

 MAR 31

  Casatiello
 APR 2
 Spanish-Arab music

 MAR 25
  Paleolithic Park
 MAR 29  Norman Douglas (2)

 MAR 24
 Metro Week (paper)
 MAR 25  Nature hikes with NUg

 MAR 20

  add box to 'Etruscans'
 MAR 21  the Casina Pompeiana

 MAR 16
  Ancient port of Palepolis
 MAR 19  IMMAGINARIA 2018

 MAR 6
 Hiking above the Amalfi coast
 MAR 14  Euro. Migration Associations

 FEB 28
 Roman Concrete
 MAR 6  Concrete - revised

 FEB 23
 Roman Gate to Hell
 FEB 24  Dohrn Zool. Station -  a look back

 FEB 20

 The Way (Shell) of St. James
 FEB 22  Phoenecian Routes

 FEB 12

  Santa Matrona (chapel)
 FEB 14   Valogno village murals

 FEB 4

  add to WW2 photos  FEB 7
  add 2 to WW2 photos

 JAN 18
 add to WW2 photos  FEB 1  the Voynich manuscript

 JAN 15
 add to WW2 photos
 JAN 17 add to WW2 photos

 JAN 13
 Ninfa - the garden
 JAN 14  add #5 & 6 to WW2 photos

 JAN 11

 no.2 in new WW2 photos
 JAN 12  add #'s 3 & 4 to previous

 JAN 7

 still Merry Christmas!
 JAN 10 no. 1 in new WW2 photos from Herman

 JAN 3

 something fishy
 JAN 6   Befana

 JAN 1

 BOOM!
 JAN 2  Sacred Heart, Institute

up to 2018

DEC 29
 food note to Dec 24
DEC 30
 Cold War Aboard the Odessa

DEC 26
 Santo Stefano
DEC 28  A Tale of Two Trees

DEC 23
 view of the Chiaia quarter, 1701
DEC 24  Christmas Eve

DEC 20

 hiking the Phoenecian Steps
DEC 21  the winter solstice

DEC 13

 'BREAD-'PLATES
DEC 15  longevity in Cilento

DEC 7

 Christmas busking
DEC 8  Intangible pizza

DEC 3

 Fed. Italian Parks  (FEDERPARCHI)
DEC 4  revise Pelagie islands

Nov 30

 add to street art
DEC 2
 add to A.Kircher

Nov 23
 When Street Art Speaks
Nov 27  Flemish primitives

Nov 16

Salvator Mundi - oops?
Nov 22  JFK in Naples

Nov 8

Rebuilding ancient ruins
Nov 13  Segesta

Nov 1

 Halloween
Nov 4  Selinunte

Oct 18
Giulia Civita Franceschi
Oct 29
museum La Maddalena-Sardinia

Oct 8

Little Flower's Fliers!
Oct 15
add pix to Purgatory

Sep 24
writers' collective
Sep 29  add to Arab Influence (India)

Sep 19
Miracle of San Gennaro
Sep 22  Purgatory?

Aug 22

  'small' quake - Ischia
Sep 13
Solfatara fatality

Jul 26
 The Cruise of the Malahne
Aug 8 start miscellany page 68

Jun 20

The Miracle of Dunkirk
Jun 25 world's ugliest Neapolitan

Jun 15
add pix-Innocents Abroad
Jun 19 The Book of Light

Jun 8

super-train station finished
Jun 10 Greeks myths at Museum

Jun 3

Leander (ship)
Jun 6 Ischia-Epomeo cave church

May 24
update: Devil's footprints
May 29 more haunted houses

May 21

the Isle of Women
May 23 Croce-youthful nostalgia

May 17
at least it has sails
May 19 Croce & B.Capasso

May 14
revise lighthouse page
May 16 finish Niccolò Pesce

May 9

The Crocodile Story
May 12 legend of Niccolò Pesce

May 6

Here we go again
May 7 A. Grande - 9 Neapolitan Songs

Apr 30

Neap. Stories & Legends
May 5 Spanish lesson!

Apr 21

add to i Vergini
Apr 24 Lucrezia d'Alagno

Apr 15
Aversa
Apr 18 Naples & the Holy Grail

Apr 12
revise New Towns 1783
Apr 13 revise 'majolica'

Apr 9

update pianist Thalberg
Apr 10 update zoo-consolidate page

Apr 6

add to Early Jews in Italy
Apr 7 update Matera

Apr 2
re previous entry
Apr 4 painting a song

Mar 25
add to Mary Shelley
Mar 27 Jewish catacombs at Cuma?

Mar 19
saving art in 1861
Mar 21 add images to Arab influence

Mar 14
zip-line to heaven
Mar 17 add to Buffalo Bill

Mar 8

add to WWF-oases list
Mar 11 another Camaldoli

Mar 4

an isolympic train station!
Mar 5 Augustus & parametrics

Feb 28
   5 items on carnevale
Mar 1 Science City relaunch

Feb 25
   add photos to 'Tunnels'
Feb 26 add photos to 'Tangenziale'

Feb 19
   add to Jeranto Bay
Feb 21 add to Partenio National Park

Feb 17
 photo, D.Seymour
Feb 18 ...this just in from ancient Rome

Feb 14
Valentine's Day!
Feb 15 The other lava

Feb 11
add to Secret Museum
Feb 13 NUTS!

Feb 8

The death of Carnevale
Feb 10
Fincantieri & Castellamare

Feb 3
new deep drilling report
Feb 4
salt mines of Sicily

Jan 30

'green lungs' of Naples
Jan 31 pope, king and hangman

Jan 25
Sarno river update
Jan 27 'O sole mio - update on ©

Jan 20

brothel opens in Pompeii
Jan 24 Twin Peaks

Jan 17
1-star hotels
Jan 18 the Bourbon tunnel (photo)

Jan 14
evil-doers beware!
Jan 16 port metro progress

Jan 7
Orthodox Christmas
Jan 11 WWII bunkers

Jan 6

first snowfall of winter
Jan 7 rim-shot

Jan 2
photo 1st sunset 2017
Jan 5 A nursery rhyme for Befana

up ^2017

Dec 27
Madonna Street
Dec 30
Anna Cutolo

Dec 25
Naples Atlas complete
Dec 26 Trail of Memories

Dec 22
rumbles beneath Campi Flegrei
Dec 23 Naples & Fibonacci

 Dec 16
They're COMING!
Dec 21
Bud Spencer (r.i.p.)

Dec 13

iTourNA
Dec 14 Plato in Sicily

Dec 2

Installation art 2006
Dec 8
update

Nov 22

Europeana Regia Project
Nov 25
Cyop & Kaf        update

Nov 20

Mozart wuz here!
Nov 21
Night sky - Ischia

Nov 17
People of the Underworld
Nov 18 s.chiara, stained glass

Nov 15
update 'other' earthquakes
Nov 16 iTourNA

Nov 14

O little town of Trumplehem
Nov 15 Apple Academy opens

Sep 9

a dirty job, but someone...
Sep 11 Apple in Naples, cont.

Aug 25
earthquake memories Sep 8 Sunday 'sailors'

Aug 23
photo 76  Mercadante theater Aug 24 photo 77  ritual obscenity

Aug 21
add to Giordano Bruno
Aug 22 photo 75  Bay of Jeranto

Aug 19
sunken cities Aug 20 photo 74 San Carlo

Aug 17
photo 72 The Cruise Aug 18 photo 73 Royal Palace

Aug 15
photo 70 Vesuvius & Ferragosto Aug 16 photo 71 Totò

Aug 13
photo 69 statuary,villa comunale
Aug 14 underwater mapping of port

Aug 11
photo 68 the Fèscina
Aug 12 Mt. Etna v. bureaucrats

Aug 9

photo 66 S.M.Annunziata (Ravello)
Aug 10 photo 67 the Floridiana

Aug 7

photo 64 Alburni mountains Aug 8 photo 65 William Hamilton

Aug 5
photo 62 Edenlandia Aug 6 photo 63 Lamont Young

Aug 3

photo 60 Christ Church Aug 4 photo 61 Otranto, the Tree of Life

Aug 1
photo 58 Don't ask!
Aug 2 photo 59 Cardarelli hospital

Jul 31
photo 56 Cyprus grove Jul 31 photo 57 Parthenope mosaic

Jul 29
photo 54 Russian horses Jul 30 photo 55 Norman-Arab columns

Jul 28
photo 52 civic center Jul 28 photo 53 this photo scares me

Jul 26
photo 50 comparison & contrast Jul 27 photo 51 haunted house

Jul 24
photo 48 The Baia Castle Jul 25 photo 49 main post office

Jul 22
photo 46 The Christ of Maratea Jul 23 photo 47 Maria Sofia of Bourbon

Jul 20

photo 44 San Martino hill Jul 21 photo 45 villa Cimbrone

Jul 18
photo 42 tomb of the giants Jul 19 photo 43 S.Michele di Montenero

Jul 15
photo 40 restoration of Parthenope Jul 17 photo 41 nice morning

Jul 13
photo 38 Mr. Noodle Head
Jul 14 photo 39 Octopus & Topaz

Jul 11
hospital of the sea Jul 12 Olympic pool, Mostra d'Oltremare

Jul 9

male solidarity Jul 10 photo 37 Breakfast, Egyptian style!

Jul 7
photo of day 35 Confederate flag Jul 8 photo of day 36 Paisà

Jul 5

photo of day 33 Arechi castle
Jul 6 photo of day 34 coastal grotto, Amalfi

Jul 3

photo of day 32 Botan. Garden
Jul 4 Teatro Elicantropo

Jul 1

photo of day 31 Gesù nuovo
Jul 2 Music for Mark

Jun 29
photo of day 30 Gerolamini Jun 30 new museum exhibit

Jun 28
photo of day 29 tall-ship Jun 28 Brandi v. Google

Jun 27
Misc. p. 63-photo 28 Matese
Jun 27 add to Bakunin

Jun 25
photo of  day 27 Posillipo
Jun 26 Montevergine cable-car open

Jun 22
photo of  day 26 Pozz. bay
Jun 24 another Bakunin

Jun 20

photo of  day 24 Galleria Umberto
Jun 21 photo of day 25 Place in the Sun

Jun 18
photo of day 23 Gesù nuovo spire
Jun 19 aircraft carrier in port

Jun 16
more on W. Benjamin, chaos Jun 17 photo of day 22 Vesuvius

Jun 13
photo of day 21 St. Mark mosaic
Jun 15 Feel abandoned?

Jun 11
photo of day 19
pan of Campi Flegrei
Jun 12 photo of day 20 statue, Villa comunale

Jun 10

new archeo digs-Ischia Jun 10 update 'obscure composers'

Jun 9

UADD- cont. Jun 9 photo of day 18 Sebeto fountain

Jun 7
add to WW2-Naples bombing Jun 8 photo of day 17 cruise ship, Naples, dawn

Jun 7

add photos-Botanical Garden
Jun 7 UADD - it's bad

Jun 5

Capodimonte art gallery Jun 6 journalistic curiosity

Jun 1
photo of day 15 Sanfelice staircase
Jun 3 photo of day 16 Vomero hill

May 29
Industrial Arts Museum May 30 photo of day 14 Solfatara

May 26
news on Neanderthals May 28 photo of day 13 Nunziatella

May 24
photo of day 12 Aselmeyer castle
May 25 Mt. Telephone

May 23
WWF Oasis Pannarano
               also here===>
May 23 Miscellany 61#6

May 20
Art Deco posters May 22 photo of the day 11 Posillipo coast

May 17
Walter Benjamin, part 2 May 18 add postcard #27

May 14
Pompeii page 12 entries
May 15 revise Church of the Redeemer

May 12
Giuseppe Fiorelli & Pompeii
May 13 photo of day 10 Holy Redeemer mosaic

May 10

photo of day 9 Memento mori
May 11 Pompeii museum Misc.61 start

May 8

Little Kingdom that  didn't May 9 photo of day 8 villa Pignatelli

May 6
Caro mio ben May 7 photo of day 7 Piazza Plebiscito

May 3

photo the day 6 Land of Cimmerians
May 6 Up periscope. Fire.

May 1

photo of day 5 Lake Averno
May 3 the Enigma machine

Apr 29
photo of day 4 Mt. Solaro, Capri
Apr 30 saving the colors of Procida

Apr 28
photo of day 3 Mostra d'Oltremare
Apr 28 teaching farms

Apr 26
TV video on the Naples metro Apr 27 photo the day 2 San Martino

Apr 25
I Love Lucian
Apr 26 photo of day 1 small port & Royal Palace

Apr 21

Diomedes don't get no respect Apr 22 Crossing Out Beauty

Apr 17
Oplontis update Apr 18 Napoli soundscape

Apr 10

Mud pies and much more Apr 13 Baia-underwater guide

Apr 8

Bagnoli-new plan! Apr 9 Bagnoli - all items consolidated

Apr 4

new giraffe at Naples zoo Apr 5 add to Caiazzo- Cyclopean wall

Mar 29
Walter Benjamin & Naples Mar 30 Capri - non-Catholic cemetery

Mar 26
St. John Phillip Sousa Mar 27 J-P Sartre on Neapolitans

Mar 23
update Herculaneum papyri Mar 25 a clean well-lighted aqueduct

Mar 21

2 grottoes near Frosinone Mar 23 new exhibit - Pompeii

Mar 18
Liri island & waterfalls Mar 19 Lake Posta Fibreno

Mar 13
Foce Volturno nature reserve
Mar 16 Norman Douglas, Old Calabria

Mar 11
revise: Rebirth of Rome Mar 12 revise: Scipio Africanus, Lago Patria

Mar 9

Gargano coastal caves Mar 10 Ghost towns - pt.2

Mar 6
WWF Oasis Le Cesine Mar 8 Salento caves

Feb 29
Lithographs (1890-1900) Mar 2 sprouting volcanism

Feb 25
great old photo
Feb 27 great new photo

Feb 23
save your Confederate buttons Feb 24 the Last Stand of the Boubons

Feb 20

1st astron. telescope
Feb 21 Procida-restoration

Feb 16
Mt. Vulture
Feb 19 add to Ligurians-dating the past

Feb 13

Circello & population genetics
Feb 14 rewrite Ligurians

Feb 9

Circello & the Ligurians
Feb 9 carnevale - San Carlo

Feb 6

Salerno music conservatory
Feb 7 revise Lugurians - ancient people

Feb 4

Inca: poetry, G. Garzya
Feb 5 music education in Italy

Feb 3

You call this crap art? Yes!
Feb 3 Everybody's happy!

Jan 31

train news--good & bad Feb 2 beg.Miscellany p. 59-lake Pertusillo

Jan 28
energy from the waves
Jan 29 Memory of the World

Jan 26
Lake Campolattaro
Jan 27 Sant'Angelo in Formis

Jan 24
Apple in Naples?
Jan 25 the Bussento caves

Jan 21

Gairo (Sardinia) caves
Jan 23 coin scam

Jan 19
Massimo Troisi stairs
Jan 20 add image - Vesuv. train

Jan 17
Mt. Faito cabinlift
Jan 18 Moira Orfei circus

Jan 15
lighthouses for sale
Jan 16 add to lighthouses

Jan 13
geo-paleo park & lab
Jan 14 Tourist boom

Jan 10

add photo-The Horse Tamers
Jan 11 Piazza Municipio 2 -history

Jan 9
The Marlin
Jan 9 robin red breast

Jan 8

add postcard #25
Jan 8 Scudillo update

Jan 6

Befana
Jan 7 the Camerota Caves

Jan 4

secondary airports Jan 5 Centola Project

Jan 2

univer. students decrease Jan 3 add to Capri, Marevivo

up to 2016

Dec 31
The Blue Grotto Jan 1 New Year's swim

Dec 30

period postcard#24-1899 Dec 31 add notes to postcard 24

Dec 29
another cave-in
Dec 29 start Misc. 58, art shows

Dec 26
a mountain hike
Dec 27 art: The Other 19th Century

Dec 24
Christmas Eve
Dec 25 revise, add photo: Malta

Dec 20
restored: villa Pignatelli
Dec 22 Matthew 25:34

Dec 19
photo by Fulvio De Marinis
Dec 20 O Little Town of Levico

Dec 17
add Santayana com. to Nov 22
Dec 18 university choir

Dec 15
The Scudillo Slope
Dec 16 damage to animal hospital

Dec 12
natural science museums
Dec 13 Zubin Mehta & San Carlo

Dec 11
presepe in grotto
Dec 12 Acerra

Dec 9

underwater Manger displays
Dec 10 Stiffe grottoes & presepe

Dec 7
revise: Lettere castle
Dec 8 infiorate, flower petal displays

Dec 6

Take in the sleep-through tonight?
Dec 7 The Shepherds' Cantata

Dec 4

The Varia of Palmi
Dec 5 piano prodigy, Yoav Levanon

Nov 30
The Ratchet (musical instr.)
Nov 30
Luca De Filippo passes away

Nov 20
Alan Lomax in Campania
Nov 22
The 7 Madonnas

Nov 10
sloppy translation
Nov 15
When the Bough Breaks!

Nov 8

Cassandra (painting)
Nov 10 G.Garzya, new book

Nov 5

Mt. Soratte-bunker Nov 6
exhibit: C.A. Bixio

Nov 4
Mt. Soratte-Karst pits Nov 4  villa of Augustus-Nola

Oct 29

Find joy in small delights
Nov 3
new elephants

Oct 26

Mamma Ciociara Oct 27 amend Whiffenpoof song

Oct 21
This is pathetic Oct 24 abandoned railways

Oct 20
Taburno Regional Park
Oct 21 Savone River

Oct 19
Teanum Sidicinum
Oct 17 Capua - Amphitheater

Oct 14
Jeranto, Tarta & Ruga
Oct 13 S.Severino - orig.monastery

Oct 12
canyons of the Calore river
Oct 11 hike to waterfalls & mills

Oct 9
The Lady Lawyer?
Oct 8 urban sketchers on Ischia

Oct 7
The Paglicci Grotto
Oct 5 Gennaro Galante

Oct 4

R.I.P. Mark Weir
Sep 30
Other cave markings

Sep 22

recent work at Pompeii
Sep 24
Lunar calendars at Cuma

Sep 20

finish Allegro...series, #36-39
Sep 21
start miscellany p. 56

Sep 19

Today is the feast day of San Gennaro, patron of Naples. See this link.

Sep 17

hike: Punta Campanella    Sept. 18-19 series: Allegro ma...#9-35

Sep 16

start series: Allegro ma...#1-4
Sep 17
add to Allegro ma...#5-8

Sep 11
old Pozzuoli open to tourism
Sep 15 The Sacred Spring

Sep 8

Salerno med. school museum
Sep 9
Formiello fountain restored

Sep 5

update: archaeology-Procida
Sep 6 The arctic P

Sep 2

update:Laurito frescoes
Sep 4
unused metro station

Sep 1
S. Martino (island)
Sep 1 Neapolitan text, The Tempest

Aug 31
landslide, Monte di Procida Aug 28 period postcard, Nisida

Aug 27
Khaled al-Assad, in memoriam Aug 26 Calabrian Serre (park)

Aug 26
the Fleurtje (3-masted boat) Aug 25 Campo Soriano Regional Park

Aug 24
Regional Parks in Campania Aug 23 The Hollow Earth on Ischia!

Aug 22
Islands of Sicily Aug 21 The Cattolica Monastery in Stilo

Aug 20
The Grottoes of Ischia Aug 19 Eduardo De Filippo & The Tempest

Aug 18
update Nestor's Cup Aug 17 Right of Panorama (copyright law)

Aug 16
update-William Hamilton Aug 15 Gaiola Update

Aug 14
A. Melnichenko & his boats Aug 14 submerged monolith - Sicil. channel

Aug 14
update to UNESCO sites Aug 11 Nestor's Cup for sale?

Aug 10
update to City Walls Aug 9
The Night of St. Lawrence & Perseids

Aug 8

Smithsonian article on Pompeii Aug 8
Zaro Wood, Ischia

Jul 31

More heavenly tales
Jul 30 hermitage-St.Michele Montenero

Jul 25

I don't think we're in Kansas
Jul 25 poetry, The East River, G. Garzya

Jul 25
One small step for a bow-wow
Jul 20 Natural concrete & Pozzuoli

Jul 18

WWF-Oases in Campania
Jul 17
update Nisida

Jul 16

postcard 22
Jul 15
 Beauty and the Beast-Amalfi coast

Jul 11

Gaeta-Mt. Orlando urban park
June 10
  The Naples-Cuba Connection
Start JUNE 2015


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