· Vatican City ·

28 September 2019

Simboli di fortezza

A woman wearing armour and a helmet who is keeping a lion at bay. The shield next to the sword. A tower on the rock which, indestructible, stands firm against strong gusts of wind. This complex of images calls to mind something that brings together women and men from any cultural or ethnic provenance: the virtue of “fortitude”. The word is unusual but when we happen to come across it, it furthe...