When I was in Croatia earlier this summer, I took a tour of the beautiful small island of Hvar off the coast of Split. Part of the tour included a stop at the Hvar Public Theater right at the port. When we walked by, I noticed a Latin inscription at the entrance, ANNO SECVNDO PACIS MDCXII. I asked my tour guide for more details, as I recognized the word “Pacis”. She told me it translates to “the second year of our peace 1612.” As an ADR teacher, of course I asked for more details.
As I learned, the theater was