Hektoen International

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Tag: Pietro Metastasio

  • Pietro Metastasio (1698–1782) and Dr. Isaac Luzzatto

    Avi OhryTel Aviv, Israel While attending a meeting in Vienna and enjoying its old buildings, parks, and museums, I found myself, as usual, reading the names of the streets and various historical plaques on the walls. To my surprise, I saw in central Vienna a plaque dedicated to a man called “Metastasio.”1 Metastasis is a…