Francesco was born in Assisi in 1182 by Pietro di Bernardone, a French cloth trader. It is the scion of a wealthy family, cheerful and fun loving, but not superficial and cynical. Deep down, he is a restless young man eager [...]
Alchemy is an esoteric philosophical system that, since ancient times, through different disciplines, aims to achieve the maximum of knowledge, spiritual perfection, the search for the philosopher's stone.
On October 4th, the entire Catholic church celebrates St. Francis, the patron saint of Italy. Francis "the poor man of Assisi" was a deep ascetic who stripped himself of all material possessions and lived a minimal life.
Assisi is probably the best known of the Umbrian regions for being the birthplace of St. Francis, the friar who revolutionized the approach to faith by preaching poverty and charity. The city has very ancient origins.