Think Modern Life is Cruel? Try this Medieval Vision of Life and Death

Triumph of Death (c. 1350) by Buonamico Buffalmacco. Fresco. Camposanto Monumentale (“monumental cemetery”), Pisa, Italy. Image Source Wikimedia Commons

In the Italian city of Pisa there is a remarkable wall painting.

Most people go to the famed city to see the “Leaning Tower”, but only a short distance away is one of the most beautiful…

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