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ARTICLESTreasures of Malta, Summer 2011

Ta’ Braxia Cemetery – An architectural appraisal
Conrad Thake discusses the history of the cemetery, and highlights some of its notable monuments

Carlo’s Passion: The Iconography and Cult of San Carlo Borromeo in Malta
Christian Attard examines the iconography of this saint and discusses paintings within which he is featured

Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum

An unknown portrait of Frà Carlos Grunenbergh by Mattia Preti
Giovanni Bonello uncovers one of the very few ‘real’ portraits painted by Preti

Gozo – Three Friaries, Three Peculiarities
Godwin Vella discusses the buildings of three monastic communities that had established themselves in Rabat, Gozo by the mid-eighteenth century.

The Conservation Treatment of three Hortus Romanus Volumes from the collection of the National Library of Malta
Joseph Schirò and Louiselle Bonnici.

The Codex Evangeliorum Melitensis: A description of its original twelfth-century features
Martina Caruana takes an in-depth look at the production of this codex, and established connections with other manuscripts of Norman Sicilian production.

From the Albert Ganado Collection

Aristide Bonnici (1851-1888): Discoveries and Clarifications
Nadine Debattista Briffa takes into account this little-known artist and discusses his works

An Exhibition of Scent Bottles at Palazzo Falson
Lisa Attard and Joseph Galea Naudi chronicle the history of scent bottles, and highlight some unique examples

In the footsteps of St. Paul: James Smith’s visit to Malta in 1844-45
In this second instalment about James Smith of Jordanhill, Michael Gatt discusses Smith’s most important literary work, as well as correspondence by members of his family

Cultural Calendar

Heritage Malta Exhibitions


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