mercoledì 8 giugno 2011

Manzoni Museum


Alessandro Manzoni (1785-1873) was an italian poet and novelist and rapresents the creator of modern italian standard.
He is famous for the novel 'The Betrohed' (in italian 'I promessi sposi')(1827).
This book is mandatory in italian's school.


In the house where the writer spent his childhood and adolescence, is now set on the ground floor, the museum which preserves relics of the poet's personal belongings and documents relating to the editions of his works. The second floor houses the municipal gallery, which includes about 400 paintings and 2.000 prints and engravings from the sixteenth to the twentieth century

Villa Manzoni
Adress: Via Don Guanella, 1
MM Nearest Station: MM1 Precotto.










Visualizzazione ingrandita della mappa

30 commenti:

  1. Never heard of this, must be because i live across the ocean, im gonna read a few things on this man.

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  2. Never been there, sounds cool. Gonna check out his poetry now.

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  3. looks like a nice museum. :)

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  4. Turning an old apartment building into a gallery seems like a nice idea. Also, I think you dropped a t in 'The Betrothed'

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  5. Manzoni was just amazing ;D

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  6. Your post gave me the idea to read a bit of his poetry, and I was pleasantly surprised. Thanks a lot :D

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  7. Looks absolutely gorgeous, thanks for sharing!

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  8. Seems like a cool spot to visit if you're in the city.

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  9. looks like a very nice place to visit :)

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  10. this place looks amazing! :)

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  11. that museum looks ghetto

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  12. Interesting, place looks really amazing :)

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  13. One of the places I need to see before I die!

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  14. I have never heard of this guy but I will check him out, I'm always looking for new things!

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  15. having your house preserved 100+ years after you die? that's a pretty big deal

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  16. another very interesting location, look great

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  17. i'll have to go to that museum one day!!

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  18. i am definitely going to visit this!

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  19. Hmm his house is now a museum? Interesting! Only great people get this privilege

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  20. i will try to read his novel

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  21. Crap, I think all the Italian art history has leaked out of my brain. I recognized the style of the building but couldn't put my finger on it x_X

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