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Subject: Re: Caravaggio
Author: John-Michael Albert   (guest)
Date: May 21, 2018 at 7:01 AM
Reply to: Caravaggio by Getb

It is a place in Sicily. The family for whom the place is named was originally Cara, which means dear, beloved. Vaggio is probably a Sicilian dialectical form of viaggio, journey. In contemporary Italian, everyone says "Buon viaggio!" when departing; the English equivalent is "Have a nice trip!" If I were going to Sicily, I would certainly have every expectation of a nice trip, even if I risked dealing with characters like the painter, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.

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  • Caravaggio - Getb  Jul 5 2012, 3:26 PM
    • Re: Caravaggio - John-Michael Albert  May 21 2018, 7:01 AM