Livia

Livia  (30 January 58 BC – 28 September 29 AD),  the third wife of emperor Augustus of Rome, had two sons – Drusus and Tiberius – by her first husband, Tiberius Claudius Nero. a member of the very old and prominent Claudian clan, who unfortunately supported the wrong party. When Octavian ( the adopted-son of… Read More Livia

Livia Drusilla: First Lady of Imperial Rome

Livia Drusilla (30 January 58 BC – 28 September 29 AD) was the third wife of the Roman Emperor Augustus, mother of emperor Tiberius, grandmother of emperor Claudius, great-grandmother of emperor Caligula, and great-great-grandmother of emperor Nero. She was deified by Claudius who acknowledged her title of Augusta. She was depicted in imperial propaganda as… Read More Livia Drusilla: First Lady of Imperial Rome

Melodia blu

“Blue Melody” (Melodia blu) è un racconto di J. D. Salinger, lo scrittore americano noto per il suo romanzo “The Catcher in the Rye” (il giovane Holden).  Questo racconto, pubblicato per la prima volta nel numero di settembre 1948 di Cosmopolitan, narra la tragica storia di una cantante jazz afro-americana, ispirata alla vita di Bessie… Read More Melodia blu