9.12.2013

The Guermantes Way III p 476-98

p 476 | Persian church in the mist...  flowers on the Ponte Vecchio
p 481 | ... collections of old quizzing glasses...
p 484 | Herculaneum (wiki), an ancient Roman town destroyed by volcano in 79 A.D.
p 485 | Fontainbleau golf club (a place, not a stick)
p 491 | In Greek mythology, Tiresias was a blind prophet of Thebes, famous for clairvoyance and for being transformed into a woman for seven years. Tacitus (c. AD 56–117) was a senator & historian of the Roman Empire, who wrote concisely.
p 492 | Sir Henry Irving (English actor, 1838–1905) and Frédérick Lemaître  (French actor, 1800–76).
p 494 | Jade grapes








p 498 | Piazzetta: Doge's Palace and piazzetta, Venice, Italy, 1890s, showing 2 columns.-->  

 p 498 | Dome of the Salute: Santa Maria della Salute is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica in Venice.
Santa Maria della Salute