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Mercy and Vengeance

Shortly after the Battle of Ravenna, King Henry VIII watched 12,000 English soldiers sail from Southampton for Gipuzkoa on the northern coast of Spain. There they waited for King Ferdinand’s army to arrive. The two armies planned to launch a joint invasion into the Bordeaux region of southern France. King Louis responded to the growing […]

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Michelangelo’s Dream

Michelangelo passed the sweltering August night in his workshop, awake. He slumped over his drafting table, drinking a bottle of Chianti his brother Buonarroto had sent him. It was impossible to forget the stinging words of his critics that day. Where’s the theme? one cardinal had asked. He’s really not very good at foreshortening, Bramante […]

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Going Home to Florence (2)

As usual, Michelangelo was warmly welcomed by his family at home in Florence. “It’s good to have you here again, son,” Lodovico said. He was wearing a new fine silk robe, and he rubbed the material between his fingers. “We’ll have a great feast to celebrate your return. Also, there are several properties south of […]

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