Sienna squinted at the text, reading it aloud.“Saligia?”
Langdon nodded, feeling a chill to hear the word spoken aloud. “It’s a Latin mnemonic invented by the Vatican in the Middle Ages to remind Christians of the Seven Deadly Sins.
Saligia is an acronym for: superbia, avaritia, luxuria, invidia, gula, ira, and acedia.” Sienna frowned. “Pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, and sloth.”
In Dan Brown’s Inferno, Spaghetti Bolognese is the favorite dish of Ignazio Busoni aka il Duomino, a lovely character.Ragù alla bolognese or simply ragù is the Italian name of a pasta sauce that originally comes from Bologna, the amazing capital city of the Emilia Romagna region.
There are as many versions of this tasty sauce as there are cooks at home and restaurant chefs who prepare it. This pasta dressing has an ancient origin and is the most loved by Italian families.
Ask any Italian: there is nothing better to do on Sunday around 1 p.m. than meeting with family and friends at a table with pasta with ragù in front of them!
Do not ask an Italian vegetarian, of course 😉Details
The problem of global overpopulation is one of the main threads of Dan Brown’s Inferno.
In the book, a particularly important role in the definition of the problem is played by the theory elaborated in this regard by Reverend Malthus in the eighteenth century.Details
For the love of God, in Italian Per l’amor di Dio, is a sculpture created in 2007 by English contemporary artist Damien Hirst. It consists of a human skull cast in platinum enriched with 8,601 diamonds, including a pink diamond-shaped drop—the so-called marquise diamond, located on the front of the skull.Details