Author Archives: Brendan Hart

Lessons Learned at the American Academy in Rome

I left Rome a few weeks ago and have now had a bit of time to absorb the three months I spent at the American Academy as part of the Rieger Graham Prize. Different from any travel or education in … Read more »

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Brendan Hart, 2016 Rieger Graham Prize Winner, on the Roman Forum and the Perseverance of the Eternal City

Standing in the center of the dark nave, the crack of a lock and the groan of old hinges announce the opening of the large wooden doors.  Sunlight races past ancient columns and streams onto the dusty church floor.  Thirty … Read more »

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Roman Inspiration from Brendan Hart, 2016 Rieger Graham Prize Winner

It has been an eye-opening experience to live life at the top of the Janiculum, the tall hill that forms the western boundary of central Rome.  A view of the city from here makes it look almost like a miniature, … Read more »

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