The greatest love story you probably never heard about: Lope de Vega and Marta de Nevares.

 Portrait of Lope de Vega (Wikipedia) The story of the Spanish writer's last love seems right out of one of his plays.Sometimes you stumble upon stories that make that saying of “truth is stranger than fiction” eerily true. Sometimes those stories steal your heart in the most unexpected of ways. Sometimes they make you wonder …

5 tv series about the Renaissance (That are not about Henry VIII)

 The Tudor King has stopped being the sole protagonist (Original portrait at Wikimedia Commons)The Renaissance is more than the famous English King, and media is just starting to realise that. The historical period of the Renaissance, when depicted in television has become nowadays synonymous with the Tudor Era, specially with the figure of Henry VIII. …