The Storyteller

There are many ways in which a story can be told. Through texts and images, with the help of theater and the arts, and then there is the roman way, and more particularly the historical roman way. Faced with a story that is based on facts, where the events and people are non-fictitious, it can be difficult to determine how far the historical reality arrives before the imagination of the author intervenes. In displaying your stories in this section, Evus wants to ensure that the reader is able to distinguish between reliable information correctly documented, and that which is fictitious. Thus, each story published in this section of the portal will contain one or more notes about the historical reliability of the piece. Anyone interested in publishing a story on Evus (maximum 4,500 characters) must remember to mention related documents, bibliographical sources and historical reference. The submissions will be evaluated and examined carefully by the editorial staff of Evus before being published (and will not be returned even if unpublished). Please note that those who send narrative material to “The Storyteller “ (partecipa@evus.it) does so as a volunteer without receiving any payment. The rights of all published material remains property of its respective author, under the Creative Commons license that allows the distribution and the use of the work for non-commercial purposes; when used, there must be attribution, done by mentioning the source and the author of the work. If someone, however, would like to use the work for commercial purposes he/she must contact the author to obtain permission.


The Tree of Life is within us

Apr 25th, 2016 | author Antonella Bazzoli
The Tree of Life is within us

A few nights ago, as he ate a lemon slowly bite by bite, my son unintentionally swallowed a seed along with the fruit of the lemon, and then exclaimed soon thereafter:  “That’s okay, all it means is that I will grow the tree of life in my stomach!” (Va bene, vorrà dire che mi crescerà [...]



The garden of love

Jul 21st, 2013 | author Antonella Bazzoli
The garden of love

My journey has brought from a castle far away to meet the man who I have sought so intently, the medical monk who resides in this abbey. He is my last hope. I have no other option than to try his potions in order to save my marriage.
Perhaps his concoctions will be able to heal [...]