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To See the World

During the Civil War, glasses with colored lenses were used to treat disorders and illnesses. Yellow-trimmed glasses were used to treat syphilis, blue for insanity, and pink for depression. Thus we get the term, “to see the world through rose-colored glasses.”

Lucrezia Borgia

Date: October, 6th 2012 12:30 pm - 12:50 pm

One of the most famous women of the Italian Renaissance, made “infamous” by rumors in her own time and since, tells of her life as the daughter of the Pope and sister of the notorious Cesare Borgia.

Location
1st Floor Theater