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Divorce, Adultery and Revenge: an alternate Valentine’s Day

EdmundConnolly14 February 2014

Valentine’s Day can be an arduous 24 hours of franchised affection and a reminder that being single is not socially commendable.  To play the merry dissenter, and offer those of you who are not a fan of the day, I will celebrate 4 archaeological heroes who flew in the face of Valentine’s lucid message and offer a far more commendable representation of love.

A rather intimate cupid and Jupiter by Raimondi. UCl Art Museum 1684

A rather intimate Cupid and Jupiter by Raimondi. UCl Art Museum 1684

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