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Latest culture news for today Sunday, February 6



Here, the headlines of the day where, in addition, you will be able to know all the news and latest news today on ABC. Everything that has happened this Sunday, February 6 in the world and in Spain:

Headless skeletons discovered in a Roman cemetery in England

British archaeologists who have excavated a roman cemetery late in Buckinghamshire (England, United Kingdom) with around 425 burials, several skeletons have been discovered beheaded, with the head placed between the legs or next to the feet. It is about 10% of those buried there. Experts believe they could be the remains of criminals or outcasts, although they indicate beheading is known elsewhere and appears to have been a normal, if marginal, burial rite during the late Roman period.

They find helmets and weapons from the battle of Alalia, the first great naval combat in history

An exceptional archaeological discovery “sheds new light on a fascinating page of ancient history.”

With this phrase the director general of the Italian museums, the archaeologist Massimo Osanna, highlights the importance of the find in the excavations of the
Paestum-Velia National Archaeological Park
, located in the Campania region, southern Italy. have been found archaic temple remains oldest dedicated to goddess athena, with painted ceramics, weapons and armor dating from the earliest stages of life in Velia (Elea, in Greek). This ancient city of Magna Graecia (the area of ​​southern Italy colonized by the Greeks from the 8th century BC) was founded around 540 BC by settlers from Phocaea, a Greek city in Asia Minor.

Luis Landero: “I don’t use the word happiness, I have it discontinued”

It was Carmen Martín Gaite (1925-2000) who taught Luis Landero (Alburquerque, Badajoz, 1948) to dance. His thing was the pasodobles, those ‘hold on’ dances in which it was convenient to get carried away by a good partner. And ‘Carmiña’ was. That and a great conversationalist, capable of delighting her interlocutor with whatever topics went through her head. Landero remembers this while looking at her friend’s copies in one of her bookstores, where the books are arranged alphabetically, at her home in Madrid’s Chamberí neighborhood. The writer is an exemplary reader, and remembers the plots with the same precision as each lived anecdote. He has many behind him, almost as many as novels, always awaited like the ‘April Waters’ by his countryman Luis Pastor. in the last,
‘A ridiculous story’
(Tusquets), Landero recovers Marcial, a character that he ‘created’ years ago, but to whom he returned during the first days of confinement to unleash his voice between tragic and comic.

Morante, creator of the impossible

From Pino Alto to Navalagamella, in the crowded bars and even in the cemetery – at his feet the cars that arrived from all corners of Spain to Valdemorillo were piled up – there was no other name on the lips: Morante, patron saint of the impossible. The one from La Puebla began its imperial route. And before starting the paseoíllo, the first miracle had already worked: a ‘No tickets’ sign that had not been seen for two decades. Yesterday, La Candelaria was that Hemingway party where the poor and the rich were happy. Morante fought.

Pierre Lemaitre returns to the scene of the crime to offer a master class

He retired Major Verhoeven and said, he said to himself, that c’est fini. It’s over. “I will not write any more crime novels”, advertisement Pierre Lemaitre (Paris, 1951) shortly after winning the 2013 Goncourt with ‘See you up there’. “But that does not mean that my relationship with criminal matters is over,” added the author of ‘Irene’, ‘Alex’, ‘Camille’ and ‘Rosy & John’. Said and done, the French author no longer writes genre, but that doesn’t mean he can’t write about it. leftovers their philias and phobias, his favorite authors and the master pillars of the criminal noir. About Dashiell Hammett, Agatha Christie, Ed McBain and Patricia Cornwell. about, finally,
a love for the genre that spreads freely in the 500 pages
from ‘Passionate dictionary of the black novel’ (Salamandra), his return to the scene of the crime to offer a master class. “It was Dumas who discovered me and made me love intrigue novels, but the Série Noir allowed me to change gears and hit the accelerator”, he acknowledges in the section dedicated to the collection that anchored his passion for crime fiction in his reading heart, detective and the noir genre.

Readers and authors meet again in book clubs

One book club It is made up of people who choose the same book to read it for a specific time, be it a month or a week, and with the express intention of getting together to discuss it. It is something as simple as it is extraordinary: people who choose this or that novel to dive into its pages and then share their impressions as a group.

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