Italy has a number of the world's smallest countries actually contained within its borders, from the hilltown Republic of San Marino to the world's most famous theocracy: Vatican City

The vineyards (Photo courtesy of the property)

A story of what it means to be a vintner in Italy today


The famous four children that resulted from Leda mating with Zeus in swan form


The griffin and the sphinx: A brief discourse on the meaning of some medieval iconogrpahy in Italian churches