Once the Mediterranean was the center of the civilised world, home of great civilisations and powerful empires. Today, it is at most seen as a route for migration, a store for natural gas or simply a place of political instability. But why is that the case today, will it change again and what can tell… Continue reading The Center of the World?
Italy has often acted as a bridge, between the Mediterranean states of North Africa and West Asia and the European continent. The Roman Empire adopted large parts of Greek culture, Christianity found its way from the Middle East to Rome and from there across the continent and the whole world. Augustine, the forefather of the… Continue reading A Country as a Bridge