Month: August 2017

The funeral from classic Greece to our day

The funeral from classic Greece to our day

A person’s death has always represented an important moment in any human community since the origins of civilization. For this reason, funeral rites have always existed to celebrate this transition. These rituals change over time, and depending on geographical location, civil and religious costumes of […]

A sweet gift for your baby: candy and confectionery from the Monasteries

A sweet gift for your baby: candy and confectionery from the Monasteries

Monasteries are not just places of gathering, spirituality, and prayer. Over the centuries the monks who lived there have deeply interacted with the surrounding area, learning to exploit its features and producing what’s necessary for their sustenance. Some monks decided to focus on a sweet […]

The ancient tradition of painted Greek icons

The ancient tradition of painted Greek icons

The term ‘icon’ describes a sacred painting depicted on board. Actually, the word could be used for any image, regardless of materials and techniques that were used. But generally speaking, works on board produced in the Byzantine and Slavic cultures fall into this definition. The […]

Saint Paul of Tarso: story of a missionary

Saint Paul of Tarso: story of a missionary

Saint Paul of Tarso can be considered the first great missionary of the Christian Church. His work as proselyte and contribution to spreading the Gospel throughout the Mediterranean find no equal. His excellence is even more remarkable because of his conversion, from the fierce persecutor […]

Oil 31: Uses, Benefits and Properties

Oil 31: Uses, Benefits and Properties

Oil 31 is a mixture of natural oils extracted from pharmaceutical plants. Made of 31 essential oils extracted from as many herbs, Oil 31 has many healing, refreshing, balsamic, toning and disinfecting properties. The many uses and benefits that this product can bring to our […]