Thanks to Polina, the brilliant cartographer who drew the maps of Silvanus’ wanderings in and around Elba, the story has now even visited this center of Russia’s cultural life and top tourist destination.
This map shows the scope of Aquila’s travels so far.
Set during the period of Late Antiquity during the 6th century A.D., a young man searches for meaning in a world torn between the prevailing Greco-Roman cultural and religious traditions, and the emerging Germanic and Christian traditions that later formed the foundations of the culture of Europe.
Aquila attended one of the most famous opera festivals in the world at the Olavinlinna castle in Savonlinna, Finland. It was built in 1475 to protect Finland (then part of Sweden) from Novgorod (later Russia). Continue reading “Visiting a Middle Age Castle”