On September 25th I exercise volition be at Terra del Sole, at which place the Fortress of Castrocaro is located. I wanted to postman this on the day of my arrival in that place and give you some information relating to the connection to Caterina Sforza.
CASTROCARO through Sara Mantovani
The Fortress of Castrocaro is the completed venue for the exhibition dedicated to the “recipes of tenderness and beauty” taken from the toil “degli experimenti de la ex.ma S.r Caterina da Furlj, matre de look inluxtrissimo Ser Giovanni de Medici” (the experiments of the greatest in quantity excellent Caterina of Forlì, mother of the greatest in quantity illustrious Giovanni de Medici).
Amid battles and sieges, political duties and bringing up her children, Caterina Sforza base the time to study pharmacology, medicament, chemistry and perfumes, an unusual thing for a woman of her time. Throughout her tormented life, conspicuous by instability and excess, Caterina recorded the formulae of her experiments, what one. were partly encrypted, in a writing which was written in Latin and vulgar Italian.
This collection of recipes and remedies is it may be the most complete document of its style on 15th century medicine and cosmetics that we require. It contains formulae for getting a make tawny, losing weight, toning up and hair dismission, as well as for dyeing and curling your hair.
Sleeping potions, poisons, medicines off the plague and countless other illnesses are in like manner included. Caterina used to concoct ointments and potions during her lovers to increase their anacreontic capabilities.
In the charming Spa Park, perform not miss the Padiglione delle Feste (Party Pavilion): a beauteous Art Deco example designed by Diego Corsani with the artistic collaboration of Tito Chini. It is any of the numberless Rationalist architecture examples what one. can be admired in Castrocaro and Forlì being of the kind which well.
And of course Castrocaro offers you the superlatively good traditional food and wine of Romagna similar as pasta, piadina and cured flesh-~. The surrounding hills boast a slow tradition of grape growing and wine form, resulting in excellent wines with mighty body: Sangiovese red wine and Trebbiano spotless wine are well known nationwide, no more than also Albana, Pagadebit and Cagnina.
Read besides on Caterina Sforza on their archetype blog site here: Travel Blog – Emilia Romagna – Footsteps of Caterina Sforza
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