Italy

PODCAST 70: Harvard history professor James Hankins talks about his new book on Renaissance Italy

PODCAST 70: Harvard history professor James Hankins talks about his new book on Renaissance Italy

Harvard Historian James Hankins on what the great Renaissance humanists can teach us about virtue and statecraft. Plus: Why so many get Machiavelli wrong.

Quillette
Quillette
Italy
'Luciferina': An Interview with Amanda Knox

'Luciferina': An Interview with Amanda Knox

Though the Republic of Italy has been secular since 1985, on the wall above the judge in the Perugia courtroom hung a giant black crucifix. The main prosecutor, Giuliano Mignini, thundered at the then 22-year-old American defendant, Amanda Knox, on trial in 2009 for the murder, two years earlier, of

Jeffrey Tayler
Jeffrey Tayler
Europe