Non-fiction

2021

Danse Macabre: Equality in Death in Medieval Istrian Frescoes

First published on September 2, 2021 in The Deadlands – (1.800 words)

The fourteenth century is also the time when we first encounter the personification of death. The image of the skeletal reaper or archer appears, introducing Death not as a metaphysical transition into afterlife, but as an agent of destruction.