'Ferragosto' is a public holiday celebrated every August 15th in all of Italy. It originates from Feriae Augusti (Latin), the festival of emperor Augustus, who made the 1st of August a day of rest after the weeks of hard work in the agricultural sector during ancient times.
Islamic medieval manuscript paintings are masterpieces of art that were produced from Persian, Ottoman, and Mughal traditions. Their influence and style spread to other cultures located in India, Turkey, and Italy.
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The Flagellation of Christ is a painting by Piero della Francesca in the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche in Urbino, Italy. Called by one writer an "enigmatic little painting," the composition is complex and unusual, and its iconography has been the subject of widely differing theories.