Christmas trees are spruce, pine and spruce. An acre (an Anglo-Saxon surface area equivalent to 4,046,8564 m2) of these trees, which shelters, on average, about 2,000 specimens, covers the daily oxygen demand of 18 people. In the United States alone, more than one million acres of land is dedicated to the cultivation of Christmas trees, […]
After Advent, traditionally, Christmas celebrations (and often a feast!) started on Christmas Day and lasted for 12 Days – so they were known as The 12 Days of Christmas! The celebrations finished on the evening of 5th January, which is better known as Twelfth Night. Throughout history, the 12 Days of Christmas were a time […]
Llamado ampersand en inglés o et en español, el signo & es recurrente en el ámbito de la publicidad, sobre todo en logotipos y nombres comerciales. Cabe preguntarse, no obstante, por qué apenas se utiliza en nuestro idioma, y tal pregunta se puede responder aludiendo a cuestiones meramente prácticas o de espacio. Porque, además, su […]
The history of the Cathedral of San José begins with its foundation in 1527 and built by José de Porres. Nevertheless the construction did not escape to the damages of the earthquakes mainly demolishing the domes, for that reason the Cathedral finished in ruins.
Donatello -Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi- was a famous Italian artist and sculptor of the early Renaissance, born in Florence, Italy, in 1386. Together with Leon Battista Alberti, Brunelleschi and Masaccio, he was one of the fathers of the Renaissance. Donatello stood out in an innovative force in the field of monumental sculpture and […]