If the traditional philosophical otium sprouts in a severe and often implacable soil known for both its beauty and its harshness, it grows in an environment that is rich with contrasts: profound, ancient, and at the same with a look forward to the future. The themes of Reggio provide a small taste of these wealth of experiences, encounters, and discoveries, which include its culture, heritage, roots, and the many influences coming from a land of passage that in its many forms exposes itself and hides, making itself desired and revealing itself at the same time.
Counted among the oldest cities in Europe, the ancient Rhegion preserves conspicuous traces of its Magno-Greek heritage in its urban circle. A walk through the city streets allows you to touch on some key moments in history, traces that have been well preserved, and become part of daily life in the [...]Read more
The voyage of Ulysses, discovering the Viola Coast
At the end of the Trojan War, Ulysses undertook the return journey to Ithaca, of which he was sovereign. His journey, however, was long and troubled, full of experiences and vicissitudes. One of these adventures took him to the Strait of Messina, between Scilla and Cariddi. The beautiful nymph Scill [...]Read more
The Greek area or Bovesia, as the inhabitants of the area prefer to be called, is a Hellenistic region of the province of Reggio located on the Ioanian side. Numerous scholars from all over the world have studied the origins of this Greek society. To date, the most accredited thesis is that of the G [...]Read more