American Civil War Darkness Spanish Golden Age Light

Again, relatively recently, 1861, America goes to war with each other – blood, brutal death, heartache and misunderstanding. War is senseless in that you have no control over the outcome. Dark.

European Golden Age, 1500-ish, luxurious life, prospering literature, not to mention prospering architecture, art, music, theatre. Light.

Now we have two stark examples of an absolute metaphor.

More on Levy's apocalyptic piece for Chemung Valley History Museum coming so stay tuned!

Sheila Cull
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