Trento and the counter-reformation

Trento and the counter-reformation

The central square of Trento Italy looks pretty in the early morning sun. And in the corner there is a religious complex with a prominent place in history.

Castel Pietra Calliano 4

The Battle of Calliano

The Battle of Calliano In 1487, the Battle of Calliano took place around Castel Pietra in Trentino-Alto Adige leading to the ignoble death of one of Italy’s most successful condottieri.

St. Nicholas on Merano Cathedral

Merano Cathedral

Musing over Merano Cathedral What’s so interesting about Merano Cathedral? A Gothic hall church dedicated to St. Nicholas on the market square just south of the Alps? Here are 3 suggestions on what to look for.