The Italy we have lost: the artistic and cultural patrimony the earthquake has destroyed

The Basilica of San Benedetto in Norcia was almost completely destroyed by the earthquake of 30 October

The Basilica of San Benedetto in Norcia was almost completely destroyed by the earthquake of 30 October

Italy is a wounded country. Never, in recent years, the Bel Paese has endured so much tragedy in such a short amount of time. Black-clad still, mourning the almost 300 victims of last August’s quake, Italians woke up a week ago shaking again: “norcini” felt it under their feet and over their heads, the rest of us within their hearts and in their blood. ...

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