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"24.10.2016 13:34:57" Timeline Photos Can you name this painter and painting?
"23.10.2016 16:00:30" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) In one week, witness the return of Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon in his quest to save humanity. #InfernoMovie sonypictures.us/InfernoTixFB
"23.10.2016 13:01:01" Timeline Photos I went up once when I was 18. Never EVER again. -DB
"22.10.2016 16:15:50" The Ritman Library Off we go: digitizing!
It's really happening: this morning our curator José went to the storage space in Alkmaar where our pre-1900 books are currently housed. She helped digitization company Picturae to pack the first batch of books that will be The Ritman Library's curator José Bouman prepares the pre-1900s manuscripts for digitizing. One step closer…
"22.10.2016 13:01:01" Timeline Photos Staring at phones...oblivious to the blade and chalice. -DB
"21.10.2016 15:31:00" denofgeek.com Exclusive: Inferno - Ron Howard talks about changing the ending With major spoilers, Ron Howard talks exclusively to us about changing the ending of Dan Brown's Inferno for the big screen... SPOILER ALERT:
Many of you have asked why the movie ending is different from the novel. Here's Ron Howard's eloquent answer. -DB
"21.10.2016 13:02:37" Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Dante's Inferno is hot! We're offering you a chance to see the blockbuster Inferno at a pre-release screening. Be one of the first 50 guests at tonight's Dante-inspired Third Thursday event, and you'll receive an Inferno ticket for yourself and a friend Synchronicity? Boston's famed Gardner Museum has just mounted a new exhibition featuring a Dante death-mask and early editions of The Divine Comedy. Too cool to miss! - DB
"20.10.2016 21:01:00" Timeline Photos My brother Greg and I touring Seville, Spain by moped in 1985. #TBT
"20.10.2016 13:50:35" seacoastonline.com Dan Brown to host 'Inferno' premiere in Portsmouth Author Dan Brown will give Portsmouth a true taste of Hollywood when he brings "Inferno," the latest movie based on one of his novels, home to Looking forward to next weekend! -DB
"19.10.2016 12:31:15" Timeline Photos A lovely (and entirely edible) welcome in Berlin. I told you Tom and Felicity were sweet. - DB
"19.10.2016 00:32:49" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) Save your punches and go primal in the most violent Circle of Hell at JourneyThroughHell.com/game/Violence for a chance to win a trip to Italy. #InfernoMovie
"18.10.2016 15:00:00" Influence of Dante A fun little video about Dante's influence on modern culture —speaking of which—be sure to catch the amazing Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon in #InfernoMovie!
"18.10.2016 11:57:08" movieweb.com Inferno Sets International Box Office on Fire with $50M Opening Director Ron Howard's Inferno has gotten off to a good start at the international box office with $50 million. Just learned that Inferno was #1 this weekend around the world. Congrats to all the hardworking folks at Sony Pictures and Imagine Entertainment. - DB
"17.10.2016 13:45:00" Timeline Photos Can you name the painter?
"17.10.2016 01:00:00" Photos from Dan Brown's post The safe way to have a car chase through Istanbul.
"16.10.2016 13:15:01" collider.com Dan Brown on Why The Lost Symbol Hasn't Been Made Into a Movie Yet Author Dan Brown explains why The Lost Symbol hasn't been made into a movie yet and why he's cool with the filmmakers changing some of the Inferno story. Langdon In Space? Some fun questions on the red carpet in Florence...
"16.10.2016 00:00:00" Timeline Photos Out for an evening run. Okay, I'll admit it, I'm strolling. -DB
"15.10.2016 19:09:01" Timeline Photos Secretly visited an old friend today... -DB
"15.10.2016 13:55:02" Timeline Photos Honored to host this incredibly impressive group of young people from Israel. Such sharp minds and compassionate souls. Thank you for inspiring me. -DB
"14.10.2016 20:42:31" Timeline Photos Little known fact: Superior traction provided the Florentine troops with a strategic advantage at the Battle of Marciano.
"14.10.2016 11:46:47" Nƃuễʎn My design Thanks to Nƃuễʎn Hɥỳnh Mınh Quân for this psychedelic interpretation of the primordial elements ambigrams from Angels & Demons.
"13.10.2016 15:49:55" Inferno is upon us Inferno is upon us. Help Langdon and visit JourneyThroughHell.com. #InfernoMovie
"13.10.2016 12:35:00" Timeline Photos My writing desk this morning...
"13.10.2016 03:21:24" Timeline Photos Was thrilled to get to spend a night in Florence with my incomparable Italian publishing team.
"12.10.2016 20:00:00" Dan appears on Quotidien Enjoyed talking to Yann Barthes about overpopulation and Inferno on TMC France's 'Quotidien.'
"12.10.2016 17:15:09" Timeline Photos Had a lovely lunch in Paris with my legendary publishers Isabelle and Laurent Laffont—such fond memories of our launch of Inferno a few years back. -DB
"12.10.2016 13:48:59" Timeline Photos Inferno- Chapter 34. Can you name the site?
"12.10.2016 03:42:48" Timeline Photos Where in the world?
"11.10.2016 22:31:05" Timeline Photos So happy for this reunion in Berlin with my wonderful German publishers. -DB
"11.10.2016 15:15:02" Timeline Photos Room with a view.
"11.10.2016 12:01:52" Photos from Dan Brown's post Thank you Germany for such a warm welcome. -DB
"10.10.2016 20:23:52" Timeline Photos Lights as art in Berlin
"10.10.2016 16:48:00" Timeline Photos Must admit, a pretty cool hotel room key. - DB
"10.10.2016 13:12:51" Photos from Dan Brown's post What city? What building? What memorial?
"09.10.2016 18:37:33" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) A warning. A sign. A mystery. See #InfernoMovie in theaters October 28 to unlock the answers.
"09.10.2016 13:10:21" Timeline Photos Sunday skylines (and Blythe's head)
"09.10.2016 00:39:25" Photos from Dan Brown's post Decided to go to a movie tonight. -DB
"08.10.2016 16:55:47" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) How much is enough? Test yourself in the afterlife and visit JourneyThroughHell.com/game/gluttony to enter Gluttony for a chance to win a trip to Italy. #InfernoMovie
"08.10.2016 14:18:23" Photos from Dan Brown's post Just had the honor of watching master shoemaker Saskia Wittmer work her trade here in Florence— a world-class artisan preserving a disappearing art form. So impressive. -DB
"08.10.2016 10:21:26" Timeline Photos Slightly distracted by the art on the walls at this press conference. -DB
"08.10.2016 03:59:00" Timeline Photos Who can identify this building? (Hint: I mentioned it at the end of The Da Vinci Code.)
"07.10.2016 20:55:30" Photos from Dan Brown's post Cast photo-shoot just ended— no green-screen required. -DB
"07.10.2016 13:32:13" Timeline Photos Famous painting. Famous sculpture. Famous actor.
Who can identify all three? -DB
"06.10.2016 22:59:34" Photos from Dan Brown's post What is it about Florence that makes guys want to ride turtles? - DB
"06.10.2016 20:50:12" Inferno Il magico water screen sulle acque dell'Arno a #Firenze per #InfernoIlFilm Truly surreal to watch the #InfernoMovie trailer on the same river where Dante first met Beatrice. #ArnoRiver
"06.10.2016 18:56:31" Random House Children's Books Kirkus Reviews praises Dan Brown's young adult adaptaion of The Da Vinci Code, on sale now! Order your copy today: http://bit.ly/2dp9RfK Thanks to my publishers around the world for making this special edition available to young readers. -DB
"06.10.2016 16:46:00" Timeline Photos A bit of chaos this morning in the Hall of 500. - DB
"06.10.2016 16:00:00" Early morning walk today...some spectacular familiar sights.
"06.10.2016 14:48:31" Timeline Photos Early morning stroll across a deserted Ponte Vecchio. Heaven. -DB
"06.10.2016 14:19:06" Dan Brown's cover photo Night falls on Florence -- such a magical city. - DB
"05.10.2016 21:14:15" Timeline Photos Honored to spend the afternoon today with the incredible art diagnostician and historian Maurizio Seracini (whom I mentioned in both The Da Vinci Code and Inferno). Can anyone recognize the painting he is unveiling to me? I must admit, I am learning
"05.10.2016 19:30:01" Timeline Photos Flying in over il Duomo with my friend Ron Howard. Excited for the premiere!
"05.10.2016 17:00:17" Timeline Photos Dolomites!
"05.10.2016 15:04:59" Timeline Photos Zeus watching me leave home for the Florence movie premiere (after I told him he's not invited). If looks could kill. -DB
"04.10.2016 13:53:41" Timeline Photos Just won "least talented" at a painting party. Apparently my signature didn't fool the judges. (And yes, I disguised myself by painting my glasses.) -DB
"03.10.2016 18:15:03" usatoday.com Exclusive: Dan Brown launches 'Inferno' experience Fans can channel their inner Robert Langdon. "Players need to solve three puzzles each week, of increasing difficulty, that all relate to the 'Inferno' section of Dante's The Divine Comedy. Brown calls the game 'essentially a plunge into the depths of hell using the Seven Deadly Sins as the
"03.10.2016 15:02:20" Journey Through Hell Robert Langdon needs your help. Are you up to the task?
Visit JourneyThroughHell.com to uncover the mystery...and enter for a chance to win a trip to Italy.
"02.10.2016 11:55:45" Untitled Album
"01.10.2016 10:58:02" A glimpse behind the scenes at the Cistern in Istanbul. -DB
"30.09.2016 22:27:29" Jem Thanks to Jem Broughton for sharing this interpretation of the Inferno movie poster.
"30.09.2016 13:30:01" Timeline Photos Truman Capote once said, "To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make." He was born today in 1924.
What's your favorite Capote book? I'm a fan of In Cold Blood.
"29.09.2016 21:31:02" Timeline Photos Here I am on set, lifting a massive cement plinth. (Okay, it might have been styrofoam.)
"29.09.2016 14:06:04" youtube.com INFERNO 360 Experience: Descend the Abyss Inferno: At Cinemas this October Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Rober... Less than one month until…INFERNO
Descend Into the Abyss today with this 360 degree Inferno experience from Sony.
"28.09.2016 14:04:19" publishersweekly.com New Dan Brown Novel Arrives in 2017 The author of international bestsellers including 'Inferno,' 'Angels & Demons,' and 'The Da Vinci Code,' will publish a new Robert Langdon novel, 'Origin,' next September. I told you I was writing. :-) - DB
"27.09.2016 13:24:44" Timeline Photos Had a long morning of writing and am now enjoying a rather large paella.
Extra points if anyone can figure out where I am. - DB
"26.09.2016 13:50:37" The Da Vinci Code - YA Edition "How do we inspire a passion for learning?"
Check out this message to educators about the power of books to galvanize kids into becoming readers for life.
"25.09.2016 14:26:45" Photos from Dan Brown's post Enjoying the sights, sounds, and smells of one of Europe's largest and most beloved markets. Where am I?
"24.09.2016 22:00:01" Timeline Photos Fun — a friend just sent me a few early mysteries by some of fiction's biggest names.
"24.09.2016 15:03:52" Can you guess what work of art I am describing? - DB
"23.09.2016 12:35:02" Shehana #Inferno ....huge fan. Looking forward to seeing the movie Who can name the four locations featured in this collage from Shehana Henry Soundranayagam? #FanFridays
"22.09.2016 21:35:23" Timeline Photos Honored to meet one of my favorite songwriters on earth—the incomparable Sarah McLachlan
"22.09.2016 12:35:21" Timeline Photos Posters of Einstein adorn dorm rooms across the globe. But do you know who Einstein had a photo of on his wall?
"22.09.2016 00:13:38" Inferno Vlog#4
"21.09.2016 12:35:21" Timeline Photos This kind of cattle drive is a bit more my speed...
"20.09.2016 20:30:38" Timeline Photos Happy Pub Day to the Inferno Movie Tie-In edition
"20.09.2016 13:26:47" I just filmed my dad celebrating his 80th birthday by jumping out of a tree. Love this guy's passion for life.
"20.09.2016 01:10:49" Timeline Photos Can you name the first country that granted women's suffrage?
"19.09.2016 13:01:02" Timeline Photos Still trying to conquer my fear of heights.
(It's still not working.)
"18.09.2016 22:49:37" Timeline Photos If you said, the ruins of Al Mina in Tyre, Lebanon, you were correct.
Let's try a harder one. This temple is dedicated to the goddess of water.
"18.09.2016 17:16:00" Timeline Photos If you said 30 St. Mary Axe, aka The Gherkin, you were right.
Let's try a trickier one. This was originally a colonnaded walkway.
"18.09.2016 13:31:01" Timeline Photos It's time for another round of Sunday Skylines. As always, we're starting easy. Who can name this building?
Hint: Its nickname is a synonym for a small pickle.
"17.09.2016 17:31:01" Photos from Dan Brown's post Who better to play The Provost?
Many thanks to my friend, Irrfan.
"17.09.2016 13:55:45" Dan and his longtime editor, Jason Kaufman, discuss the best time to view the mosaics at St. Mark's Basilica in this glimpse from one of Dan's research trips for Inferno.
"16.09.2016 14:30:37" Photos from Dan Brown's post So much natural beauty out here in Greenough, Montana....
(With thanks to my brother Greg 's excellent eye and camera skills.)
Photos by: Gregory W Brown
"15.09.2016 22:39:28" HuffPost Entertainment Exclusive! Here's the poster for Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones' movie 'Inferno.' Anyone else excited to see this? What would you sacrifice to save humanity?
Inferno spreads through theaters soon...
"15.09.2016 15:12:17" Photos from Dan Brown's post Blythe and I recently went on a cattle drive.
Yes, we successfully moved all the cattle into their pens.
No, I did not fall off my horse.
Life's little victories...
"14.09.2016 13:01:08" Vlog#3 - Langdon's Superpower Tom Hanks takes you behind the scenes to talk about Robert Langdon's "superpower" in today's vlog for #InfernoMovie
Inferno hits theaters internationally on October 12th and in the U.S. on October 28th.
"13.09.2016 12:15:18" The Da Vinci Code - Young Adult Edition The YA edition of The Da Vinci Code hits shelves in the US today. For more on what it is and why we believe in the importance of reaching young readers, watch this clip from an interview with Dan.
"12.09.2016 13:37:06" Timeline Photos My hiking trip just got interesting...
"12.09.2016 08:20:46" Hint #1
"12.09.2016 04:10:31" Hint #1
"11.09.2016 14:15:02" Timeline Photos The wilderness of Montana.
Silence...wide open spaces...a perfect place to write.
"10.09.2016 23:47:57" Photos from Dan Brown's post The answer? Floating over Montana at sunrise...trying to conquer my fear of heights. -DB
"10.09.2016 22:05:20" Timeline Photos Hint #2
"10.09.2016 18:52:03" Timeline Photos Hint
"10.09.2016 14:20:16" Where in the world am I?
"09.09.2016 17:35:22" Hector My wife Dominika is about to pick up Bertrand Zobrist's costume for his last 'TV show' ;-) right in Venice (Italy). Hector and Dominika get outfitted for Zobrist's final video.
"09.09.2016 13:28:16" Timeline Photos The movie tie-in editions just arrived
"08.09.2016 14:56:48" universityherald.com Dan Brown's Books Doesn't Tell You He Was A Teacher Reading Dan Brown's books doesn't show that he was both an English and Mathematics teacher. Did you know that Dan used to be a teacher?
"08.09.2016 14:55:31" Timeline Photos The abridged edition of The Da Vinci Code is available today in the UK
To learn more, visit http://bit.ly/2c8mISz.
"07.09.2016 13:05:12" Timeline Photos
"06.09.2016 19:46:40" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) Inventor, scientist, visionary, mad man. #InfernoMovie "There comes a moment in history when ignorance is no longer a forgivable offense... a moment when only wisdom has the power to absolve." - Bertrand Zobrist
"06.09.2016 13:01:35" Dan and Ron take you behind the scenes to give you a glimpse of Zobrist's Manifesto.
Inferno hits theaters internationally on October 12th and in the U.S. on October 28th.
"05.09.2016 18:51:02" Timeline Photos Thrilled to share Planeta's Spanish book jacket for the Young Adult edition of The Da Vinci Code.
"05.09.2016 13:35:53" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) Screenshot and repost this image with the correct filter on Instagram to reveal the truth. #InfernoMovie PUZZLE: Copy this photo and apply the correct Instagram filter to reveal the truth.
"04.09.2016 13:28:45" Dan and his tour guide discuss the claim that the baptistery's... Dan and his tour guide discuss the claim that the baptistery's murals inspired Dante's image of Inferno.
"03.09.2016 13:30:10" Timeline Photos My Dad was a great waterskier. Last weekend, I did my best to follow in his footsteps. Great fun.
"02.09.2016 15:11:59" Timeline Photos I have just learned about a remote island where I have a tiny fan club (okay, only 3 members!). These lovely ladies sent me some napkin art. :-)
"01.09.2016 17:12:36" Timeline Photos In what spectacular European city is this plane about to land? (Hint in upper right hand corner.)
"01.09.2016 12:31:01" Timeline Photos Signed Copy Sweeps! Enter for your chance to win a bundle from Penguin Random House's biggest New York Times bestselling mystery & thriller authors, including Dan Brown! Now through 9/2: http://bit.ly/2bANbYs
"31.08.2016 12:22:28" Timeline Photos Just found this on our kitchen counter.
It would appear my wife is taking "Inferno" seriously…
"30.08.2016 13:05:27" youtube.com Inferno - Cerca Trova Vlog Go behind the scenes of the #InfernoMovie and find out what the cast, crew, and creators of the film have to say about cerca trova.
The film hits theaters in the U.S. on October 28th, with an international rollout starting October 12th.
"29.08.2016 12:31:05" Photos from Dan Brown's post A sneak peak at Dante's symphony from the #InfernoMovie.
"28.08.2016 12:45:01" Timeline Photos Another French edition pulled from the shelves in Robert Langdon's office—this one, the winner of the Hanning Book Award.
"27.08.2016 13:25:50" Dan explores the Medici Reading Room at the Laurentian Library, the real-life location that inspired this paragraph in Inferno:
"They have a spectacular staircase designed by Michelangelo, which leads up to the world's first public reading room. The books
"26.08.2016 12:17:20" The HSPPA / The Horror & SciFi Prop Preservation Association, LLC The Da Vinci Code, production used Interpol documents. Thanks to The Horror & SciFi Prop Preservation Association for sharing this screengrab of the Interpol APB for Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu.
"25.08.2016 12:30:29" Timeline Photos Phase 1 of the move: Complete
In preparation for the renovations and digitization, this summer The Ritman Library removed over 25,000 books and manuscripts from their home in Bloemstraat.
I think they put it best, "It's so odd to see the treasure room
"24.08.2016 12:49:17" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) It's not déjà vu if you've been there before. See Tom Hanks in #InfernoMovie this October.
"23.08.2016 13:04:13" Timeline Photos
"22.08.2016 13:26:25" Timeline Photos Pleased to share the Italian movie poster for Inferno
"22.08.2016 03:01:08" Timeline Photos Dubbed "The Greatest Heist of the 20th Century," on this day in 1911 a man in a white worker's smock entered the Louvre and exited with the Mona Lisa.
His name was Vincenzo Peruggia and, mistakenly believing that the piece was stolen by Napoleon
"20.08.2016 11:26:20" Touring the Laurentian Library Dan leads us across the courtyard of the Laurentian Library in this clip from his research trip for Inferno.
Check back here for more glimpses behind the scenes of the book, the movie, and more.
"19.08.2016 05:36:33" youtube.com INFERNO Official Trailer The world's greatest mind faces his greatest challenge. #InfernoMovie
In theaters October 28th.
Subscribe to Sony Pictures for The world's greatest mind faces his greatest challenge. Check out the full trailer for #InfernoMovie, in theaters October 28th.
"18.08.2016 14:12:08" Early every morning, I "commute” to work by walking down a long corridor in which are inlaid the four mystical elements — Earth, Air, Fire, Water. As you can see, when I return from work, the elements magically appear in reverse.
"17.08.2016 17:00:00" Timeline Photos Recently seen lying around Robert Langdon's house - the French edition of Symbols of the Sacred Feminine.
"16.08.2016 13:01:01" Timeline Photos
"15.08.2016 14:50:43" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) This message is just the beginning. Screenshot the words before they fade away. #InfernoMovie This message is just the beginning. Screenshot the words before they fade away. #InfernoMovie
"14.08.2016 15:00:00" Timeline Photos That's correct - The Great Mosque of Samarra. Let's try one that's even more difficult. This building was named after one of the fourteen Holy Helpers, the only non-martyr among them.
"14.08.2016 14:31:00" Timeline Photos If you said the Taj Mahal in Agra, you were right.
Let's try a harder one. This structure has sometimes been translated as the "snail shell minaret." Can you name the site?
"14.08.2016 13:00:01" Timeline Photos Can you name the city that calls this building home? Hint: This is a mausoleum constructed to honor the emperor's late wife.
"13.08.2016 13:17:53" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) On October 28, our time is up. Contact Langdon on his journey to stop the unthinkable: firstname.lastname@example.org. #InfernoMovie On October 28th, our time is up.
Contact Langdon to stop the unthinkable: email@example.com.
"12.08.2016 13:51:27" Loukili #inferno with my Mickey Mouse watch thank you so much Mr Dan Brown Words can't describe your work.
a fan from Morocco "Although its juvenile dial often drew odd looks, Langdon had never owned any other watch; Disney animations had been his first introduction to the magic of form and color, and Mickey now served as Langdon's daily reminder to stay young at heart."
"11.08.2016 13:02:16" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) The end of humanity has been set in motion. #InfernoMovie, in theaters October 28. “It has always been this way. Death is followed by birth. To reach paradise, man must pass through inferno."
"10.08.2016 15:23:37" Timeline Photos Congratulations to the Smithsonian, which celebrates the 170th anniversary of its founding today.
"09.08.2016 14:50:17" Timeline Photos Today is National Book Lovers Day and so I wanted to share one of my childhood favorites, The Hardy Boys series. I remember devouring book after book, enthralled by their bravery and cleverness.
What book meant the most to you when you were
"08.08.2016 14:00:42" Timeline Photos Though Zeus would have me believe that every day is International Cat Day, today's the actual holiday. In honor, here's a photo of Zeus mocking my pathetic yoga poses.
"07.08.2016 14:52:14" Timeline Photos One of these statements about Sultan Ahmed Mosque is false. Do you know which one?
1. The original complex was home to a hospital, a school, a market, a theater, and the tomb of the founder.
2. Sultan Ahmet I, who commissioned the construction, was so
"06.08.2016 15:00:29" Inferno Research Trip In advance of the film's release, we'll be sharing behind-the-scenes videos from the making of Inferno.
Check out this clip from Dan's research trip to Florence, where he brainstorms Langdon's path through the Palazzo Vecchio with his longtime editor,
"05.08.2016 18:33:16" Walid Notre dame d'afrique ,Algiers, Algeria Thanks to Walid Bessa for sharing this photo of his trip to the Basilica of Our Lady of Africa. Fun to see the French book jacket in front of a Catholic Cathedral with Byzantine architecture.
Who else is living the #DanBrownLife?
"04.08.2016 14:00:28" Timeline Photos #TBT to a hike in the Alps at age 19 with my Austrian pen-pal, Petra. Thirty years later, Petra and I are still pen-pals (although technically now it's email-pals).
"03.08.2016 19:53:28" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) The end of humanity has been set in motion. #InfernoMovie, in theaters October 28. The end is nigh.
"03.08.2016 03:50:01" Timeline Photos Thrilled to share the new book jackets for Transworld's UK editions of Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol, and Inferno
Which one is your favorite?
"02.08.2016 14:24:12" Timeline Photos
"01.08.2016 14:30:49" Timeline Photos On this day in 1944, Anne Frank penned the final entry into her diary. She would be arrested three days later and never return to the hidden rooms in her house on the canals of Amsterdam.
Though 72 years have passed, her words continue to inspire. She
"31.07.2016 16:44:24" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) To solve the mystery, Robert Langdon will have to go to hell and back. #InfernoMovie
"30.07.2016 14:36:52" Timeline Photos On this day in 2002, thieves completed an 80 foot tunnel that they had been digging from a storefront in downtown Asuncion to Paraguay's National Fine Arts Museum and entered the museum undetected. While inside, they had their pick of the most valuable
"29.07.2016 14:47:33" Jeannine My girls are enjoying Rome so much! Off to Venice tomorrow and Florence Saturday! Foot steps of history #yearofmercy Thanks to Jeannine Renault Irwin for sharing this picture of two dapper duos. Hope you and your daughters had as much fun as I did in Vatican City.
"28.07.2016 15:01:06" Photos from Dan Brown's post Check out this glimpse into the rare book room of The Ritman Library, where ancient texts are now meeting modern bar codes. Let the digitization begin…
"27.07.2016 16:04:42" Timeline Photos Ciao Golden Oils.
"26.07.2016 15:45:17" Timeline Photos
"25.07.2016 14:23:59" Timeline Photos Edward Hopper was a purist, a painter interested in the art of the everyday. His work often focused on quiet moments, believing that complexity was not a substitute for individuality. In Hopper's words, "No amount of skillful invention can replace the
"24.07.2016 12:48:13" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) There's more to Sienna Brooks than meets the eye. #InfernoMovie
"23.07.2016 15:27:38" Timeline Photos Strange to live in an age where your iPhone paints your portrait.
"21.07.2016 14:45:25" Timeline Photos
"20.07.2016 14:24:34" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) Inventor, scientist, visionary, mad man. #InfernoMovie Inventor, scientist, visionary, mad man. Hero or villain? You decide. #InfernoMovie
"19.07.2016 14:38:04" Timeline Photos On this day in 1799, French soldiers discovered what would one day become Robert Langdon's favorite rock — the Rosetta Stone. The black slab was etched with three versions of an identical message written in Greek, Egyptian hieroglyphics, and Egyptian
"18.07.2016 13:26:48" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) It's the trip of a lifetime. This vision of Hell was created by Matt Needle for Poster Posse. #InfernoMovie
"17.07.2016 18:00:03" Timeline Photos If you said The Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, you were correct. In fact, on this day in 1600, the copper ball atop il Duomo became detached when it was struck by lightning and crashed into the ground.
Let's try an ever harder one.
"17.07.2016 15:30:44" Timeline Photos Sant Vasily Cathedral is correct. Here's a harder one. Can you name this building?
"17.07.2016 14:54:17" Timeline Photos Today, we'll be doing another round of Sunday Skylines. Let's start with an easy one. Can you identify the following building?
"16.07.2016 14:05:58" Photos from Dan Brown's post Rome wasn't built in a day. But the talented production team behind #InfernoMovie recreated Florence pretty quickly. Here are two BTS shots of Sienna's apartment beside Badia Tower. - DB
"15.07.2016 14:40:44" Angel Miraculous feats prohibited at the Louvre, how fitting. Absolutely no walking on water at the Louvre.
Thanks to Angel Alejandre for the share.
"14.07.2016 13:35:58" comingsoon.net Inferno Cast Stops by the ArtScience Museum to Talk IMAX Release Sony Pictures announced an Inferno IMAX release. You can catch Tom Hanks' return as Robert Langdon when the Ron Howard film hits IMAX theaters October 28. "The other thing about this movie that was exciting for me as a director is the Dante connection – the question of Hell and what is it? and what was it for Dante? What could it be for us today? What could society be facing? That provided me as a director
"13.07.2016 21:40:10" Timeline Photos Thank you @ismail2016 for tagging this statue of Dante Alighieri in Florence #danbrownlife. Which of the following is not true about Dante?
1. He first met his muse and unrequited love Beatrice at the age of 9.
2. He was also a pharmacist.
3. The city of
"12.07.2016 14:07:04" Timeline Photos Henry David Thoreau was born on this day in 1817. He was a poet, philosopher, abolitionist, and historian who took ten years to write his masterpiece, Walden. Nice to know I'm not the slowest writer in history.
"11.07.2016 13:54:59" Monday Masterpieces This is one of the most famous portraits of Dante, which depicts the poet standing between the three worlds that he describes in The Divine Comedy and his beloved Florence. But this is not the Florence of his time. Can you spot the iconic structure that
"10.07.2016 12:49:57" Timeline Photos Today is Nikola Tesla Day, a celebration of an inventor and futurist who proved to be one of the great minds of his generation.
He once said, "In a time not distant, it will be possible to flash any image formed in thought on a screen and render it
"09.07.2016 15:00:55" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to Tom Hanks — a man as smart and generous as he is talented. Thanks for bringing Robert Langdon to life - DB
"08.07.2016 14:48:59" Elena Great afternoon with a fantastic company! We are waiting for #infernomovie in this way! Please write soon your next masterpiece, we really love you!! Thanks to Elena Lo Giacco and Andrea Lampredi for spending their quality time with the Italian edition of Inferno.
"07.07.2016 14:59:00" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) Curator or mastermind? #InfernoMovie
"06.07.2016 12:50:59" yahoo.com Director Ron Howard Talks to Us About His Hellish New Action Mystery, INFERNO Ron Howard on creating a more action-oriented Dan Brown adaptation "We made the movie faster. There's an energy about this that's a little more breathless, and a little more in keeping with what it feels like to read a Dan Brown novel."
- Ron Howard, who recently sat down with Yahoo to talk about what sets the
"05.07.2016 14:46:12" Quotes Share a photo, soundbyte, or textfile of something you've created.
"04.07.2016 14:13:42" Timeline Photos Two former presidents (and prominent masons) died within hours of one another on this day in 1826. Can you name them?
Hint: They both appear in the below painting by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris.
Bonus question: Can you name the third mason featured in the
"03.07.2016 10:39:04" The Ritman Library BPH will digitize early printed books thanks to Dan Brown - VIDEO
Novelist Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code) has donated € 300,000 to the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica to digitize and preserve part of its priceless collection, including Hermetica, Honored to play a small part in the digitization of some of the collection of the Ritman Library, one of the great repositories on Earth of books and texts on on ancient mysticism.
For more information, watch this video, visit their site, or stop by
"02.07.2016 14:17:19" youtube.com Inferno - International Trailer In cinemas October 14. In English, Hindi & Tamil. Also in IMAX. Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's (Da V... Very excited to share the action-packed international trailer for #InfernoMovie.
The world premiere will be held on October 8th in Florence, the perfect place to unveil this adventure. Every clue will lead you deeper.
"01.07.2016 16:30:55" Tihamér Following Robert Langdon's path! The Best novels ever! Thank you Dan Brown! :)
#Angels_and_Demons #Rome #Vatican #Saint_Peters_square #Maria_del_Popolo #Chigi_Chapel #Piazza_Navona #Navona_Fountain #Inferno #Florence #Piazza_del_Duomo Thanks to Tihamér Murényi for following the footsteps of Robert Langdon and sharing these glimpses of the trip. Can anyone name all of the locations Tihamér visited?
"30.06.2016 15:41:35" Timeline Photos Less than a year ago, I was walking the streets of Budapest with two great guys, one of whom let me try on his new ring: WOW.
"29.06.2016 17:11:47" comingsoon.net Sony Pictures announces Inferno will have an IMAX Release! Sony Pictures announced an Inferno IMAX release. You can catch Tom Hanks' return as Robert Langdon when the Ron Howard film hits IMAX theaters October 28. This October, Inferno is coming to an IMAX theater near you.
In the words of Sony Pictures president Rory Bruer, "Ron Howard has made Inferno the most visually stylistic film in the series so far, with intense action sequences and cryptic dream
"29.06.2016 13:29:31" Timeline Photos On this date in 1613, the first Globe Theatre burned to the ground when a theatrical cannon misfired during a performance of Shakespeare's Henry VIII. Historical documents note that no one was injured except for a man whose pants caught fire, but were
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"27.06.2016 15:07:03" youtube.com Inferno - Motion Poster In cinemas October 14. Also in IMAX. Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar R... Very pleased to share this motion poster for the #InfernoMovie from Sony Pictures India
"26.06.2016 16:35:01" Timeline Photos Did you guess Prague? Correct again. How about an even tougher one.
"26.06.2016 15:45:00" Timeline Photos If you said Paris, you were right. Let's try a harder one.
"26.06.2016 14:52:08" Timeline Photos Today, we'll be posting magnified excerpts of three skylines. Can you identify the cities? Let's start off easy.
"25.06.2016 15:23:51" Timeline Photos If you had seen the violent battle that these "Inferno" stuntmen had to do endure, you would understand the title, "Headache."
"24.06.2016 13:19:06" Gemma Reading #Inferno before the movie comes out! It's been a long time waiting I'm So excited! #DanBrownFan hoping for a 'The Lost Symbol' movie in the near future ☺️ Thanks to Gemma Neale-Moss for sharing this fun use of the Inferno book jacket.
Any other masked fans out there in Langdonia? Hashtag them #FanFridays for your chance to see them here.
"23.06.2016 16:10:52" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) The world's greatest mind faces his greatest challenge.
Watch Tom Hanks return as Robert Langdon in the brand-new #InfernoMovie trailer now and experience it in IMAX October 28. Thrilled to share the full trailer for the #InfernoMovie
"23.06.2016 14:07:54" etonline.com EXCLUSIVE: Tom Hanks Talks Dodging Assassins in 'Da Vinci Code' Sequel 'Inferno' Tom Hanks is back as Robert Langdon, but this time he has amnesia. ET went Behind the Scenes with Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones on the set of Inferno.
Stay tuned for more Inferno news later today
"22.06.2016 14:40:37" youtube.com INFERNO Dan Brown Booktrailer BIENVENIDO AL INFIERNO DE DAN BROWN En sus bestsellers internacionales El código Da Vinci, Ángeles y demonios y El símbolo perdido, Dan Brown aunó con maestr... This summer, we're sharing a selection of the book trailers created by our international publishers. Today's trailer is for Planeta's Spanish-language edition of Inferno.
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"20.06.2016 16:08:30" Timeline Photos Today is the summer solstice, or the transition between our days growing longer and getting shorter. In other words, when time stands still. In fact, that's what 'solstice' is literally derived from, Latin for 'the sun stands still.'
"19.06.2016 14:50:49" Timeline Photos Wishing my Dad a Happy Father's Day. His curiousity is contagious and has inspired many of my life's quests, big and small. - DB
"18.06.2016 14:47:10" Timeline Photos “Langdon smiled. 'You must be a teacher too.'
'No, but I learned from a master. My father could argue two sides of a Möbius Strip.'
Langdon laughed, picturing the artful crafting of a Möbius Strip, a twisted ring of paper, which technically possessed only
"17.06.2016 15:24:49" ritmanlibrary.com Author Dan Brown donates to digitize ancient texts Author Dan Brown donates to digitize ancient texts Novelist Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code) has donated € 300,000 to the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica to d Honored to be a part of this important preservation initiative that will make these texts available to the public. - DB
"16.06.2016 12:53:58" Timeline Photos One of the world's great ancient libraries — who recognizes it? Why not tag your local library to thank them for perpetuating the centuries old tradition of lending books.
"15.06.2016 14:57:14" Timeline Photos Big Sur, California -- The deer here are so tame...
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"13.06.2016 05:17:48" aptonline.org MAGIC OF THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, THE | American Public Television Seventy years after her death in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Anne Frank remains an inspiration to millions of people, and her diary is considered one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. Today, in 1929, Anne Frank was born. Though her life was brief, her words are eternal. "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
Honored to have participated in this doc about The Magic of Anne
"12.06.2016 13:17:54" Timeline Photos On this day in 2008, three thieves overpowered guards at Sao Paulo's Pinacoteca do Estado Museum and made off with $633,000 in famous paintings - including works by Pablo Picasso, Emiliano Di Cavalcanti, and Lasar Segall. Prior to staging the heist, the
"11.06.2016 13:56:36" youtube.com INFERNO - International Teaser Trailer (HD) #InfernoMovie - In cinemas this October Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's (Da Vinci Code) billion-dolla... You've seen the North American trailer for Inferno. But have you seen the International version? Who can spot the differences?
"10.06.2016 14:07:35" Timeline Photos What is it about large birds wandering into my life?
"09.06.2016 09:57:00" Michael I had the pleasure of being in the audience of your 'An Evening With...' at the Freemasons' Hall, London, on 21 May 2013. A wonderful occasion and thoroughly enjoyed.
Photo: Michael Wilson Thanks to Michael Wilson for sharing this photo from my 2013 visit to Freemasons' Hall in London. I had fun too - and think you look right at home behind the podium.
"08.06.2016 17:31:00" Photos from Dan Brown's post Then he sat outside and refused to let us get anywhere near the hot tub.
"08.06.2016 13:32:00" Photos from Dan Brown's post Last week, while I was writing in a rented house in California, a wild turkey walked in.
"07.06.2016 13:30:00" Timeline Photos Zeus's idea of rigorous exercise…
"06.06.2016 13:32:01" Timeline Photos Though William Blake is primarily known for his poetry and his illustrations of poems, particularly those depicting Dante's Divine Comedy, 'Ancient of Days' remains one of his most revered works.The piece was one of several inspired by Blake's daily
"05.06.2016 14:54:23" Timeline Photos The month of Ramadan begins tonight at sundown. It is a commemoration of when Muhammed received the initial revelations, and it is observed by daily fasts, prayer, and self-reflection. It is also the largest mass religious observance in human
"04.06.2016 15:48:44" Hi everyone, I'm curious to see how you complete these sentences about yourselves. Be honest.
I used to be _____.
Now I am _______.
"03.06.2016 14:51:19" Marija Cerca trova - Robert Langdoing in Florence Who can name the site where Marija Vlavceska is reading?
"02.06.2016 14:14:35" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Found this on my desk this morning. I think someone wants me to write faster…
"02.06.2016 00:56:01" It's Dante's birthday. His depiction of Hell influenced more works of art than any other. Check out his nine circles of hell, as they exist in today's world. #InfernoMovie
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"30.05.2016 15:17:49" Timeline Photos The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC opened on this day in 1922. The enclosed 19-foot statue of Abraham Lincoln took four years to complete. Lincoln's 78-year-old son Robert Todd was in attendance when then-Chief Justice William H. Taft presented the
"29.05.2016 14:53:29" Inferno Teaser Trailer In case you missed it, thrilled to share the teaser for the #InfernoMovie
"28.05.2016 14:28:04" Timeline Photos Sir Ian Fleming, who wrote the James Bond novels, was born on this date in 1908. As a member of the British Royal Navy during WWII, Fleming was involved in many secret missions to obtain information from the Nazis. He also travelled to the US in 1941 and
"27.05.2016 14:05:16" Carolina #RobertLangdoning ... Can we have another good book soon? Thanks to Carolina Hernandez for sharing this photo of her visit to il Duomo. She asks, 'Can we have another good book soon? ' Trust me, I'm working on it.
Who else has been #RobertLangdoning?
"26.05.2016 15:15:05" Photos from Dan Brown's post I was so sorry to hear news of the Lungarno Torrigiani collapse in Florence. On the topic of “timing is everything,” I recently took a stroll on that precise spot— pausing, as many do, beneath the street lamp in this photo to admire the magnificent view.
"25.05.2016 13:14:53" Timeline Photos The world's second best Basilica Cistern, but one that's close to my heart.
"24.05.2016 13:56:30" Quotes Do you know which novel contains this quote?
"23.05.2016 14:30:47" Monday Masterpieces In honor of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's birthday this month, below is his oil on canvas, "The Beloved (The Bride)"
While it began as a portrait of Beatrice, Rossetti writes, "I have painted the whole of the face and much to my liking as a piece of painting
"22.05.2016 14:56:17" Photos from Dan Brown's post My work on "Inferno" has left me fascinated (and terrified) by overpopulation. I'm currently reading a book called OVERSHOOT published by the Population Institute. Look at these incredible photos...
"21.05.2016 13:30:00" Timeline Photos I am always amazed by the serendipity of life— the way fate brings strangers together as new friends. When I am with dear friends on a special night, I often begin the evening with this toast to friendship. Over the years, many people have asked me for a
"20.05.2016 14:19:36" Leonardo Waiting for the movie... #inferno Thanks to Leonardo Pelosi for sharing this photo of Florence. We can't wait for the #InfernoMovie either.
Tag Dan Brown in your photos for a chance to see them here!
"19.05.2016 13:24:41" Timeline Photos On this night in 2010, a masked thief broke into the Musée d'Art Moderne in Paris and made off with €100 million-worth of paintings by Picasso, Matisse, Braque, Modigliani, and Leger. The break-in was captured on CCTV, but the works remain missing to this
"18.05.2016 20:39:41" Photos from Dan Brown's post Early morning hiking through a grove of California redwoods...
"18.05.2016 14:45:06" publishersweekly.com YA Edition of Dan Brown's 'Da Vinci Code' Announced for Fall 'The Da Vinci Code (Young Adult Adaptation),' based on the international bestseller originally published by Doubleday in 2003, will be jointly released by Random House U.S. and Penguin Random House U.K. on September 13. Thrilled to announce that a Young Adult Adaptation of The Da Vinci Code will be available this fall!
"It is my sincere hope that this adaptation of The Da Vinci Code sparks in young adults the same thrill of discovery that I feel while exploring hidden
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"16.05.2016 14:53:15" Timeline Photos Just snapped this photo — who can tell me how it relates to The Pachyderm Test? -DB
"15.05.2016 15:00:28" Timeline Photos Langdon Heaven -- The Ritman LIbrary in Amsterdam
"14.05.2016 19:18:59" Photos from Dan Brown's post Some fun chaos today at BookCon in Chicago, where 10,000 book lovers stormed the place. My publisher gave away a hundred special editions of The Da Vinci Code in only 5 minutes.
"14.05.2016 16:13:37" youtube.com Inferno by Dan Brown - Available May 14 Start reading the next Robert Langdon thriller now: http://www.danbrown.com/inferno From the author of THE DA VINCI CODE and ANGELS AND DEMONS Three years ago today, on May 14, 2013, we published Inferno. Can anyone name the significance of that date?
Need a hint? There's a clue hidden in our original book trailer, below:
"13.05.2016 13:07:22" Federico ...Federico and Chiara...on the footsteps of Sienna and Robert!!! Thanks to Federico and Chiara for walking with Langdon through the Boboli Gardens.
"12.05.2016 14:32:41" Timeline Photos Enjoying lunch on the canals of Amsterdam with my wonderful Dutch publisher, Genevieve Waldmann.
"11.05.2016 12:57:57" Photos from Dan Brown's post I may have arrived too early for Tulips, but Holland greeted me with one of the most beautiful double rainbows I've ever witnessed.
"10.05.2016 14:36:54" Timeline Photos Salvador Dalí turns 113 tomorrow, but his art is as forward-thinking today as it was when he created it.
Pictured below, "Galatea of the Spheres"
"09.05.2016 14:04:27" The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) Seek and find. Watch Tom Hanks in the #InfernoMovie teaser trailer now. Seek and find. Watch Tom Hanks in the #InfernoMovie teaser trailer now.
"09.05.2016 00:05:18" Timeline Photos Photo of me with my mom, circa 1970. I looked up to her then and I still do today.
Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms out there
"08.05.2016 16:05:17" Inferno Movie Teaser Trailer Would you pull the switch if it meant saving humanity? The choice is yours. #InfernoMovie
"07.05.2016 21:00:01" Timeline Photos Another official movie poster for you...
Stay tuned tomorrow at 12:06 EST
"07.05.2016 15:39:49" Timeline Photos Stay tuned this week for some fun movie-related news
"06.05.2016 15:29:58" Thảo OMG Dan Brown is that you? :o waiting for signature of Robert Langdon :D Thao Pham spotted me in the background of The Da Vinci Code movie. I'm a terrible actor and thankfully had no lines, but thanks to Thao for sharing the easter egg.
"05.05.2016 22:15:39" Timeline Photos American author and journalist Nellie Bly was born on this day in 1864. Bly is often credited with pioneering investigative journalism; one of her most famous exposés involved feigning a mental illness in order to inspect the conditions and abuses inside
"04.05.2016 15:23:28" Timeline Photos Recently, while in Holland, I drove to Keukenhof to admire the famous fields of colorful tulips. Unfortunately, I arrived a month too early. #timingiseverything
"03.05.2016 21:16:27" thewrap.com Tom Hanks and Brian Grazer Talk 'Inferno' Tom Hanks and Brian Grazer reminisce over past work and give Milken conference-goers a peek of the upcoming "Da Vinci Code" sequel “The films asks the question: Is hell a mental or physical state? Is it something we created or something that exists on its own organically?” - Tom Hanks on Inferno
"03.05.2016 14:51:42" Quotes Who uttered this paraphrasing of Dante's words... and in what context?
"02.05.2016 14:58:34" Timeline Photos "Dante and Beatrice" by Carl Oesterly (1845), Canto II:
"For I am Beatrice who send you on;
I come from where I most long to return;
Love prompted me, that Love which makes me speak"
"01.05.2016 15:53:25" Timeline Photos On this day in 2000, Angels & Demons was published. Thankful for 16 years of thrills, adventure, and Langdon.
"30.04.2016 15:11:57" Photos from Dan Brown's post Just took in a thought-provoking Banksy exhibit in the Netherlands…
"29.04.2016 17:33:56" Wasem I am so proud that i am reading your books .. I got alot of your books to add it to my library
#iLove #Dan_brown Thanks to Wasem Z Alkhatib for the photo and the thumbs up.
"28.04.2016 15:00:25" Timeline Photos No trip to DC is complete without visiting George Washington at The Natural Museum of American History.
"26.04.2016 14:23:43" Timeline Photos On this day in 2003, Van Gogh's "The Fortification of Paris with Houses," Picasso's "Poverty," and Gauguin's "Tahitian Landscape" were stolen from the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester. Three days later, an anonymous tip led police investigators to a
"25.04.2016 15:57:59" Timeline Photos The exterior leaves of "The Garden of Earthly Delights" showcase Heironymus Bosch's Grisaille painting of the Creation myth.
"24.04.2016 15:46:12" Timeline Photos Passover, the eight-day holiday commemorating the liberation of the Jewish people from bondage in Egypt, began last night at sundown.
Below, David Robert's 1829 painting "Departure of the Israelites."
"23.04.2016 16:34:54" Timeline Photos On Shakespeare's observed birthday, one of my favorite quotes from the Bard. “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."
"22.04.2016 12:52:57" Ron Howard An excellent day of rehearsals with Tom Hanks for The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) This time last year... What a difference 12 months makes.
Where will you be in six more? I'll be at the cinema.
"21.04.2016 13:25:05" Timeline Photos The books that started it all.
"18.04.2016 12:59:11" Timeline Photos 'Filippo Brunelleschi, the goldsmith who won a competition to design the Florence Cathedral's dome, faced an almost impossible task in constructing a dome of that size. The Pantheon could not be looked to as a model; because the formula for the concrete
"16.04.2016 13:01:07" Timeline Photos A talented Dutch chef enjoys honoring Van Gogh in a most delicious way.
"15.04.2016 17:20:10" Gustavo In Florence doing Langdons Path. #Inferno Love this novel, Thank you Dan Brown. Thank you to Gustavo Martins for sharing this photo from the Palazzo Vecchio.
"14.04.2016 14:35:18" Timeline Photos Remembering my visit to the Jewish Museum in Prague -- a deeply moving shrine.
"13.04.2016 14:44:32" Timeline Photos A modern-day Giorgio Vasari remakes a mural in a flash at our very own Hall of 500.
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"11.04.2016 13:08:37" Photos from Dan Brown's post On Friday, it will be 564 years since Leonardo da Vinci was born. As an artist, sculptor, and inventor, his imagination was boundless. Yet in all quests he believed that, "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." As true today as it was then.
"10.04.2016 15:05:13" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Really enjoying some of Amsterdam's modern architecture.
"09.04.2016 15:27:39" youtube.com DanBrown.com - The Fibonacci Sequence Visit DanBrown.com to uncover additional secrets. Sacred geometry surrounds us. But did you know that the Fibonacci sequence was not first discovered by Fibonacci?
Can you name the first appearance of this number set?
"08.04.2016 15:48:01" Marlon Reading Inferno at Tikal National Park, in Guatemala. It's not part of the story but It's the most impressive site in the Mayan empire. Turn around, Marlon! There's a breathtaking temple behind you.
Thanks for sharing this shot from your trip to one of the capitals of the Mayan Empire.
"07.04.2016 13:58:50" Timeline Photos Fond memories of Venetian research trips with a few members of Team Brown. #TBT
"06.04.2016 16:10:37" Timeline Photos The key to underwater cinematography? A submarine for your camera.
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"04.04.2016 15:07:07" Timeline Photos In honor of Raphael's birthday this Wednesday, enjoy one of the master painter and architect's final works, Chigi Chapel.
Does anyone know the previous name for the Chigi Chapel?
"03.04.2016 15:14:24" Timeline Photos Zeus is getting impatient for springtime....
"02.04.2016 14:00:50" vimeo.com Film Meets Art Art inspires cinema, cinema inspires art. As lover of both, I just wanted to look into films that are inspired by famous paintings throughout history. There are… This clever video connects famous paintings to the cinematography that they inspired.
"01.04.2016 20:14:43" Timeline Photos Although some say April Fool's Day dates back to as early as the 14th century, one of the most popular theories is that it relates to France's shift from the Julian to Gregorian calendar in 1582. Those who incorrectly celebrated the New Year on April 1
"31.03.2016 11:41:58" Timeline Photos I have fond memories of the research trips I took for Inferno, in particular this tour of the Baptistery of San Giovanni.
"30.03.2016 14:39:59" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday to Vincent van Gogh, who was born on this day in 1853 and famously said, "I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.”
"29.03.2016 12:43:19" Timeline Photos “Shaped like an enormous horseshoe, the Louvre was the longest building in Europe, stretching farther than three Eiffel Towers laid end to end.”
"28.03.2016 15:05:22" Monday Masterpieces Beatrice, by Odilon Redon
"She has ineffable courtesy, is my beatitude, the destroyer of all vices and the queen of virtue, salvation." - La Vita Nuova, Dante Alighieri
"27.03.2016 22:12:05" instagram.com RealRonHoward on Instagram: “#HansZimmer score 4 #infernomovie evokes the previous Rbt Langdon... “#HansZimmer score 4 #infernomovie evokes the previous Rbt Langdon mysteries but is also edgier & very psychologically driven” Can't wait to hear what Hans Zimmer and team have been scoring in Vienna and Berlin.
"26.03.2016 13:33:26" Timeline Photos March 26th is the birthday of poet Robert Frost. Here is one of my favorite Frost quotes. "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."
"25.03.2016 15:09:45" Graziana Boboli Gardens today! Walking through Langdon's path.. #Inferno Thanks to Graziana Agostinelli for sharing this photo from her trip to the Boboli Gardens.
"24.03.2016 14:09:52" cnn.com King Tut's tomb: '90%' chance of hidden chambers Findings from a radar scan of Tutankhamun's tomb will be a crucial step in resolving one of ancient Egypt's biggest enigmas. “Robert wondered if any of Harvard's revered Egyptologists had ever knocked on the door of a pyramid and expected an answer.”
In the upcoming months, Egyptologists may be doing just that. New tests have revealed ghost doors and hidden chambers inside
"23.03.2016 14:43:14" instagram.com RealRonHoward on Instagram: “The black side are from my more fantasy based movies Rook is from... “The black side are from my more fantasy based movies Rook is from #cocoon K #willow B #davincicode Q - #Splash K - #grinch pawns@- #grandtheftauto” Fun to see Silas in Ron Howard's custom chess set.
"21.03.2016 14:41:51" Monday Masterpieces Inferno, Canto XXXI:
So said my master; and in haste Antaeus
stretched out his hands, whose massive grip had once
been felt by Hercules, and grasped my guide.
And Virgil, when he felt himself caught up,
called out to me: “Come here, so l can hold
"20.03.2016 16:08:35" instagram.com RealRonHoward on Instagram: “at work in the editing room with Dan Hanley on #infernomovie... “at work in the editing room with Dan Hanley on #infernomovie #tomhanks #felicityjones” Dan Hanley and Ron Howard hone in on the cut of the #InfernoMovie. One step closer to October
"19.03.2016 17:11:52" Timeline Photos Morning Haiku:
I met a stray dog
and fed him my Klondike bar.
He is not leaving.
"18.03.2016 18:58:15" Timeline Photos Today, in 2003, The Da Vinci Code was published, and I would like to say thank you again to all of my fans around the world for your support and enthusiasm along the way. - DB
"18.03.2016 14:55:20" Timeline Photos Just after midnight on this day in 1990, thieves disguised as police officers gained entry to the Isabella Gardner Museum, subdued the guards, and made off with thirteen masterworks by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Manet, Flinck, and Degas.
To this day, the
"17.03.2016 13:13:23" Timeline Photos Many legends surround the enigmatic figure of St. Patrick, the Irish missionary who lived some time during the 5th century. One is that St. Patrick evaded an assassination attempt by singing a hymn that caused him to appear as a herd of deer to passersby.
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"15.03.2016 13:58:41" Timeline Photos The Ides of March was originally known as a deadline for paying off debts, but it took on added significance in 44 BC when Roman senators conspired and assassinated Julius Caesar. It has since become a touchstone for unobserved warning and consequence.
"14.03.2016 11:41:01" Timeline Photos Can you name three other nicknames for Pi?
"13.03.2016 13:58:44" youtube.com Atlas, The Next Generation A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydrauli... They are just machines — so why do I find it upsetting when scientists taunt them? - DB
"11.03.2016 13:07:32" Johanis Love from Hagia Sophia Thanks to Johanis Samsudin for sharing this photo from her trip to the Hagia Sophia.
Can anyone name what the eight calligraphic roundels say?
"10.03.2016 14:53:48" Timeline Photos Reminiscing about explorations through Sharjah with my friend Abdulaziz
"09.03.2016 13:07:25" Inferno Happy World Book Day! Don't miss Dan Brown's #InfernoMovie At Cinemas this October! "I have come to lead you to the other shore; into eternal darkness; into fire and into ice." - Dante's 'Inferno'
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"07.03.2016 13:34:38" Timeline Photos The month of March was named for Mars, the Roman god of war. Below, Botticelli's "Mars & Venus"
"05.03.2016 14:04:29" instagram.com RealRonHoward on Instagram: “#TomHanks final 1st Unit shot reflects an extra-troubling moment... “#TomHanks final 1st Unit shot reflects an extra-troubling moment for #RobertLangdon in #InfernoMovie” Making a movie takes blood, sweat, and tears. Just ask Tom Hanks & Ron Howard.
"04.03.2016 15:14:34" Giorgia Dan, do you recognise these magic places? I have been in Rome last week and i have done my personal "angels & demons" tour with my family !!
Piazza Navona-Pantheon- St.Peter church- St. Peter square (west ponente)- Piazza del Popolo- Santa Maria della Thanks to Giorgia Monguzzi for sharing photos from her family tour down the Path of Illumination.
"03.03.2016 16:21:23" Timeline Photos Known historically as a meeting place for Roman senators and now modern tourists, do you know the original purpose for the land upon which the Roman Forum was built?
"02.03.2016 15:31:32" instagram.com RealRonHoward on Instagram: “sound mix for #infernomovie w/ #Oscar nominee #madmax mixer Chris... “sound mix for #infernomovie w/ #Oscar nominee #madmax mixer Chris Jenkins at the helm” Ron and Chris Jenkins perfect the acoustics at Palazzo Vecchio's Hall of 500 during the sound mix for the #InfernoMovie.
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"29.02.2016 14:15:01" Timeline Photos In 1473, a Hans Memling triptych was sent by boat to Florence. But, en route the work was intercepted by Polish pirates, who brought it to a cathedral in Gdańsk, Poland. To this day, the triptych resides in Gdańsk - though it has since been moved to the
"28.02.2016 14:05:00" metmuseum.org Dan Brown "Knowledge grows exponentially. The more we know, the greater our ability to learn, and the faster we expand our knowledge base."
Well, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York has just expanded that knowledge base--by sharing electronic editions of more
"27.02.2016 15:05:04" Timeline Photos Can someone in journalism please solve this mystery for me? I have noticed newspapers often place the photo from one story directly above the headline for a totally different story—resulting in a startling (and often misleading) first glance. Is this
"26.02.2016 19:08:44" Jessi Ever since I read "The Lost Symbol" I've been wanting to create a costume illustration for this character. Thanks for bringing us a wide variety of fantastic (and sometimes disturbing) characters in your writing! P.S.-Can't wait for the Inferno film! Thanks to Jessi A. Eichberger for this vivid illustration of Mal'akh.
"25.02.2016 15:38:00" tuinderlusten-jheronimusbosch.ntr.nl Jheronimus Bosch - de Tuin der Lusten Een interactieve documentaire I love living in the Internet age and am currently enjoying this cool interactive tour of Hieronymus Bosch's masterwork, "The Garden of Earthly Delights."
"23.02.2016 17:36:50" today.com These are the books to read before they become movies BuzzFeed's Isaac Fitzgerald visits TODAY to talk about books you'll want to read before they become Hollywood blockbusters. The list includes Roald Dahl's "The BFG," being adapted by director Steven Spielberg, and "The Girl on the Train," which Fitzgerald "You can't go wrong with Dan Brown." BuzzFeed's Isaac Fitzgerald sat down with TODAY to name the best-selling books you'll want to add to your reading list before they become Hollywood blockbusters.
The Inferno film hits theaters on October 28, 2016.
"23.02.2016 12:20:40" Quotes
"22.02.2016 15:46:06" instagram.com Dan Brown on Instagram: “Today is George Washington's 284th birthday—or is it? Washington was... “Today is George Washington's 284th birthday—or is it? Washington was actually born on February 11, 1731, but when the colonies switched to the Gregorian…” Today is George Washington's 284th birthday—or is it? Washington was actually born on February 11, 1731, but when the colonies switched to the Gregorian calendar from the Julian calendar, his birthday was moved 11 days. Since his birthday fell before the
"21.02.2016 15:20:02" Timeline Photos Exploring the streets of Dante’s Florence while researching Inferno a few years ago…
Photo Credit: Claudio Sforza
"20.02.2016 16:11:31" Timeline Photos On my office window this morning...staring at me while I worked.
"19.02.2016 19:36:51" Emily #Robertlangdoning Just today in Florence, and the past few days in Venice. I have my last day in Florence tomorrow so feel free to leave tips! My bus leaves 2.30am on Sunday morning so I have ALL day! #FanFridays "'Despite its abandonment of traditional monochromatic stone filigree in favor of an unusually flamboyant mix of colors, the structure was pure Gothic--classic, robust, and enduring. Admittedly, Langdon, on his first trip to Florence, had found the
"18.02.2016 14:45:35" instagram.com RealRonHoward on Instagram: “#HansZimmer begins composing score for #infernomovie while I begin... “#HansZimmer begins composing score for #infernomovie while I begin press on my latest #intheheartofthesea” Thrilled to have the team back together. Can't wait to hear Hans Zimmer's score for the #InfernoFilm.
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"15.02.2016 13:30:01" Timeline Photos Here's the painting that inspired yesterday's easter egg in The Da Vinci Code film, Hieronymus Bosch's "The Garden of Earthly Delights."
"14.02.2016 14:35:00" Timeline Photos Easter Egg Alert: In this "encoded" moment from The Da Vinci Code movie, Robert Langdon enters Bois de Boulogne — otherwise known as "The Garden of Earthly Delights."
"13.02.2016 16:25:01" Timeline Photos Above is a page of Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th century "Parlement of Foules," the poem in which St. Valentine's Day was first given romantic connotations. Prior to this, St. Valentine was associated with sacrifice.
See more pieces of the puzzle on ins
"13.02.2016 11:00:02" Timeline Photos Yesterday in 1994, Edvard Munch's "The Scream" went missing from The National Gallery in Oslo. The thieves left a note, which simply read "Thanks for the poor security." It was recovered three months later, only to be stolen again in 2004. Thankfully
"12.02.2016 15:04:52" Timeline Photos If you guessed Botticelli's "La Mappa dell'Inferno," you were correct! Here's another shot of it, with another member of the Inferno film team.
To see more of Ron's photos from set, visit: https://www.instagram.com/p/BAjP72ql5GR/
"10.02.2016 15:51:20" Timeline Photos Do you recognize the image being projected behind Ron Howard? #InfernoMovie
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"08.02.2016 15:12:50" Timeline Photos So dark the con of man.
Can you spot five or more differences between these two versions of the same painting?
"07.02.2016 23:06:33" ritmanlibrary.com Dan Brown A: If you said the "Fama Fraternitatis" and The Ritman Library, you were correct. Here's a link to some photos of my trip:
"06.02.2016 16:11:02" Timeline Photos One of the most fascinating research trips ever. -DB
Can you name this folio and its home?
"05.02.2016 18:22:03" Lean Robertlangdoning in Florence #Fanfriday Lean Benavides and Mauri Llaver have coined my new favorite verb, "Robertlangdoning." Can you name the locations of each of their four Florence adventures?
"04.02.2016 12:23:24" Timeline Photos Enjoyed this infographic update to Dante's Nine Circles of Hell.
"03.02.2016 16:42:55" Timeline Photos Tom Hanks seeks the sunken palace.
#InfernoFilm Photo courtesy of Ron Howard
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"01.02.2016 20:24:51" Monday Masterpieces "Even in rough water, it was evident that every gondola listed mysteriously to the left, an oddity that Langdon had learned was caused by the boat's asymmetrical construction; every gondola's hull was curved to the right, away from the gondolier, to
"31.01.2016 14:45:06" Timeline Photos The Provost and Robert Langdon consider their next steps--with special help from Irrfan Khan & Tom Hanks.
"30.01.2016 14:41:15" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Blythe and I had a snowman contest. I think I lost. #talentedwives
"29.01.2016 12:49:17" Tania “The decisions of our past are the architects of our present.”
I really enjoyed "Inferno Tour" at Palazzo Vecchio! Tania Mikhailova took a self-guided "Inferno Tour" at Palazzo Vecchio and she found the secret passageway!
Who knows what country’s map is on that moveable wall?
"28.01.2016 14:04:53" From the Archives Embarrassing, yes, but at least we have solved one big mystery — why Robert Langdon wears turtle necks. #awkwardchildhood -DB
"27.01.2016 14:32:01" Timeline Photos Nicknamed 'Wolfie,' what famous left-handed mason was awarded the Vatican's Order of the Golden Spur and died under suspicious circumstances after writing a famous Singspiel?
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"25.01.2016 20:33:17" Timeline Photos Does the weather in your part of the world feel arctic today? The word Arctic is derived from the Greek word ρκτικός (arktikos), which roughly translates to "near the Bear, northern." It refers to
Ursa Minor (the "Little Bear"), a constellation that
"24.01.2016 17:44:41" Timeline Photos This paintings has a three-word title. What is the third word? And what is that word's etymology? Hint: It is revealed in The Da Vinci Code.
"23.01.2016 18:33:22" youtube.com Dan Brown in conversation with Peter Kafka The Da Vinci Code author discusses technology, science and religion. Purchase tickets for Web Summit 2016 here - https://websummit.net/ I really enjoyed my conversation with Peter Kafka at Web Summit 2015.
"22.01.2016 13:56:04" Bharath Following Robert Langdon across the city. Opposite to World's tallest Obelisk and infront of Captiol Dome!!! Thank you to Bharath Rathnam for sharing this photo from Washington, DC
"21.01.2016 14:13:07" Ron Howard Print color timing and balance for The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) with Felicity Jones and Tom Hanks. Both give strong performances. Some news from Ron Howard and the team on the Inferno film. #onestepcloser
"20.01.2016 14:51:36" Quotes Can you name which novel this quote appears in?
"19.01.2016 13:57:52" Timeline Photos "Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience." - Paul Cezanne, who was born on this day in 1839.
"18.01.2016 14:27:33" Timeline Photos "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."; "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
"17.01.2016 16:18:03" Untitled Album Today is World Religion Day, an interfaith observance initiated in 1950. Below, the Temple of All Religions in Kazan, Russia.
"16.01.2016 16:44:49" Timeline Photos As a fan of the Danish TV series BORGEN, I'm excited to see Sidse Babett Knudsen with Tom Hanks in the upcoming Inferno film.
"15.01.2016 15:26:05" CONAN ART$ The Da Vinci Code Thank you to Conan Kant for this cubist book jacket for The Da Vinci Code. #FanFridays
"14.01.2016 13:45:42" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Where in the world am I? — DB
"13.01.2016 13:56:39" International Covers & Publicity Zangak's edition of INFERNO has arrived.
For more information, visit:
"12.01.2016 14:54:09" Quotes
"11.01.2016 14:04:04" Monday Masterpieces Henry James wrote of this painting:
''It is as if painting were pure tact of vision, a simple manner of feeling.''
Who is the artist, and what is the name of the work? - DB
"10.01.2016 16:18:55" Timeline Photos Haha! My brother just tried to sneak a peek at my latest chapter. (Every secret manuscript requires a guardian with fangs.)
"08.01.2016 13:59:24" Untitled Album Another shot from the film Inferno--this one featuring the very talented Omar Sy.
"07.01.2016 15:32:31" youtube.com Dan Brown - Inferno trailer De nieuwe Dan Brown, INFERNO is overal verkrijgbaar! Voor het laatste nieuws rondom Dan Brown ga je naar http://www.facebook.com/lsamsterdam of http://www.da... Loving the dark and moody graphics in this trailer created by my Dutch Publisher Luitingh-Sijthoff for Inferno.
"06.01.2016 14:18:21" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook I found a second page of notes I took while brainstorming The Lost Symbol on the film set for Angels & Demons. -DB
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"04.01.2016 15:21:26" Monday Masterpieces Dante and Beatriz on the banks of Lethe, Cristobal Rojas (1889)
Question: Why is this river also known as the "River of Unmindfulness?”
"03.01.2016 14:30:01" Photos from Dan Brown's post Excited to share some official shots from the Inferno movie. Depicted here: Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones race through the Uffizi...and then make a discovery in the Baptistry.
"02.01.2016 17:15:00" Timeline Photos I cannot believe the ad that just appeared on my computer screen.
Et tu, Google?
"01.01.2016 15:00:00" Timeline Photos Well, I ushered in the New Year by shoveling manure in the rain at dawn. How did you celebrate? - DB
"31.12.2015 15:30:02" Timeline Photos In many countries, New Year's Eve is also celebrated as Saint Sylvester's Day, after Pope Sylvester who died on December 31, 335.
Below, Pope Sylvester and Constantine, by an unknown medieval artist in Rome.
"30.12.2015 14:30:00" Timeline Photos Think snow. Zeus is waiting to go sledding.
"29.12.2015 12:30:01" Photos from Dan Brown's post Feeling blessed to have my parents with us for the holidays. I enjoyed a long walk on the beach with my amazing mother... while my father played Santa and created his annual Christmas treasure hunt.
"28.12.2015 12:33:35" Dan Brown's cover photo
"28.12.2015 12:33:28" Dan Brown
"27.12.2015 16:23:48" Timeline Photos A quote from Louis Pasteur, who was born on this day in 1822.
"26.12.2015 15:39:01" youtube.com Inferno Book Trailer - Armenia Zangak Publishing House releases the Armenian book trailer for Dan Brown's Inferno! To learn more, visit http://zangak.am Thrilled to share Zangak Publishing House's book trailer for the Armenian edition of Inferno!
"25.12.2015 17:31:01" Timeline Photos A holiday greeting...and a very old seal. Who can name these knights? -DB
"25.12.2015 14:19:55" Timeline Photos In 1843, Charles Dickens wrote the novel "A Christmas Carol," which helped revive the spirit of Christmas and seasonal merriment. Its instant popularity played a major role in portraying Christmas as a holiday emphasizing family, goodwill, and compas
"24.12.2015 15:16:55" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook A (poorly) hidden holiday message... -DB
"24.12.2015 12:27:38" Dan Brown's cover photo
"24.12.2015 12:25:52" Dan Brown
"23.12.2015 15:00:02" Timeline Photos
"22.12.2015 18:21:01" Timeline Photos Whatever religious, mystical or spiritual elements were central to Stonehenge, its structures are aligned to the sunset of the winter solstice.
"21.12.2015 15:33:11" Monday Masterpieces Viggo Johansen, "Silent Night" (1891)
"20.12.2015 01:00:04" Timeline Photos Hi everyone,
I'm writing as fast as I can! I promise one day there will indeed be a new novel, but until then, perhaps the readers on your wish-list would enjoy a tour of Florence via the Special Illustrated Edition of Inferno.
Wishing you all a pic
"19.12.2015 15:35:01" youtube.com Dan Brown's advice to writers: Write what you want to know The author best known for "The Da Vinci Code" offers unconventional advice to writers. A little Saturday morning encouragement for all my fellow writers out there, "Write what you'd like to know."
"18.12.2015 18:45:08" Timeline Photos No on has accurately identified this library, so I’m giving you one more chance. And here is a hint. This library is located quite close to The Night Watch.
"17.12.2015 13:30:01" Timeline Photos Thrilled to share the book cover for Zangak Publishing House's Armenian edition of Inferno, which is available today!
For more information, visit http://www.zangak.am/
"17.12.2015 01:18:06" Timeline Photos Though the exact date is unknown, most critics believe that Ludwig van Beethoven was born on this day in 1770. He was told that, "With the help of assiduous labor, you will receive Mozart’s spirit through Haydn’s hands." If you ask me, he succeeded.
"15.12.2015 11:44:11" Quotes
"14.12.2015 11:40:31" Monday Masterpieces Inferno, Canto III:
"'Here one must leave behind all hesitation;
here every cowardice must meet its death.
For we have reached the place of which I spoke,
where you will see the miserable people,
those who have lost the good of the intellect.'
"12.12.2015 17:27:13" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook On my trip to the UAE, I was amazed by these falcons—they are so smart (and fast)!-‐DB
"10.12.2015 14:25:06" Untitled Album Celebrating Human Rights Day with this quote from Emily Dickinson, who was born on this day in 1830 and whose words live on today.
"09.12.2015 17:14:56" This tiny fairy is part of a sculpture crafted by my wife Blythe. She’s an exceptionally talented artist, and I love seeing her work around our home. Untitled Album This tiny fairy is part of a sculpture crafted by my wife Blythe. She’s an exceptionally talented artist, and I love seeing her work around our home.
"08.12.2015 16:49:05" Quotes - Dan Brown, at World Tech Conference in Dublin, Ireland
"07.12.2015 17:06:48" Untitled Album Renaissance scholar Kenneth Clark declared this metalpoint drawing “one of the most beautiful, I dare say, in the world.”
I dare say he is right.
Can you name the draftsman?
"06.12.2015 16:55:48" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook I'm hiding somewhere in this photo. Can you spot me?
Follow-up question: Can you name this incredible library?
"05.12.2015 19:59:45" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Today I found some Lost Symbol notes, written on the back of the shot-list for the Angels & Demons movie. Apparently I was brainstorming the novel while on the film set. As for my handwriting—that is not bad penmanship, it's a code. -DB
"04.12.2015 15:14:01" Vatsal The visit to Florence was even more special, as I got to capture the cover of #Inferno :) Thank you to Vatsal Gupta for sharing this photo of Florence's skyline. Agreed, it's similar to the book jacket. But, it's even more similar to the opening image of the book trailer!
"03.12.2015 13:13:57" An enlightening journey—exploring a spice market in India. Untitled Album An enlightening journey—exploring a spice market in India.
"02.12.2015 15:04:14" Never take your eyes off a miniature Irish horse. -DB
"01.12.2015 14:41:19" Quotes Hats off to all of the NaNoWriMo authors! Best wishes as you take your work to the next step—be it revision or submission. Writing is its own reward.
"30.11.2015 16:10:54" Monday Masterpieces "Art is a line around your thoughts." - Gustav Klimt
"29.11.2015 16:11:36" Maya Mr. Dan Brown in the DaVinci Code movie
We're waiting your next book ❤ Maya Hat spotted this Hitchcock moment in The Da Vinci Code movie. Good eye!
"28.11.2015 15:19:32" I'm claustrophobic, so spelunking in Ireland was a bit unnerving! -DB Untitled Album I'm claustrophobic, so spelunking in Ireland was a bit unnerving! -DB
"27.11.2015 17:21:13" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Greetings from one of the most magnificent libraries on earth. Who knows where I am? -DB
"26.11.2015 20:40:14" Timeline Photos (3/3) When Europeans first encountered turkeys in America, they incorrectly identified the birds as a type of guineafowl, which typically came from Turkey. The name of the North American bird thus became "turkey fowl", which was then shortened to jus
"26.11.2015 18:38:20" Timeline Photos (2/3) The story of Benjamin Franklin advocating for the turkey to be the symbol of the United States—rather than the bald eagle—may well be a myth. But Franklin did write of the bald eagle: "He is a Bird of bad moral Character."
Above, The First Tha
"26.11.2015 14:32:58" Timeline Photos Happy Thanksgiving to fans in the United States. Today we'll be shared 3 Thanksgiving facts:
(1/3) Thanksgiving was first celebrated on the same date by all American states in 1863, due to a presidential proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln. Linco
"25.11.2015 12:12:21" Untitled Album "Venice is an outdoor museum."
"24.11.2015 14:23:22" Quotes Home stretch! Wishing all of the NaNoWriMo novelists luck for their final week. -‐ DB
"22.11.2015 16:06:05" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook "Making friends in Ireland..." -DB
"21.11.2015 17:14:54" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Feeling quite "colorful" with my wonderful Polish publisher Sonia Draga. -DB
Wydawnictwo Sonia Draga
"20.11.2015 19:57:32" Nadine Best wishes from Roma Thanks to Nadine von Berlin for this lovely view of the Castel Sant'Angelo. #FanFridays
"19.11.2015 13:32:37" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook On set of The Da Vinci Code at Rosslyn Chapel
Photo Credit: Simon Mein
"18.11.2015 15:44:24" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Let there be light! Took this photo at a Turkish market in Istanbul.
"17.11.2015 16:32:30" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook While visiting Ashford Castle, I received a warm welcome from one of their enormous Irish Wolf Hounds, Cronan. - DB
"16.11.2015 14:00:43" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Finding it hard not to write about Irish history this morning…distracted by the view from my desk.
"16.11.2015 02:03:52" Timeline Photos #prayforparis
"15.11.2015 18:11:22" Untitled Album The erie photo, above, is the second half of the photo of Mark Twain posted yesterday. Twain and Nikola Tesla had a close and lasting friendship, and the photo was taken in Tesla's lab. This mysterious figure appears in the background.
"14.11.2015 16:33:39" Untitled Album "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." —Mark Twain
"12.11.2015 13:14:07" Untitled Album Had a great conversation with Peter Kafka of Re/code at Web Summit 2015
"11.11.2015 17:22:13" Penguin India This Diwali, we celebrate something special - a tradition of reading.
#GiftOfWords Diwali is known as the 'Festival of Lights.' Thrilled to share Penguin India's video about the light that books shine on the world. Happy Diwali!
"10.11.2015 14:48:30" Quotes - Dan Brown, Web Summit
"09.11.2015 16:32:14" Monday Masterpieces "Six Tuscan Poets" by Giorgio Vasari, 1544
Does anyone know what the laurel wreaths signify?
"08.11.2015 18:57:47" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook While I was reseaching The Lost Symbol, the Masons kindly let me play the organ at the House of the Temple.
"07.11.2015 15:22:55" Timeline Photos Best of luck to those of you embarking on National Novel Writing Month. #NaNoWriMo
"06.11.2015 17:40:11" Elsi Many thanks to Elsi Pospori for this skillfully designed post.
"05.11.2015 23:58:44" Timeline Photos Meeting some fascinating people at Web Summit. -DB
"05.11.2015 12:40:02" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Blast from the past: Typing my two favorite words.
#TBT The Lost Symbol
"04.11.2015 14:34:42" Untitled Album A message from Zeus:
"02.11.2015 18:15:27" Timeline Photos Looking forward to this week's Web Summit in Dublin.
"01.11.2015 15:24:00" Quotes
"31.10.2015 13:12:36" Timeline Photos The use of the term jack-o'-lantern dates back to 1660, and the concept most likely originated in Ireland. Here, students sit with jack-o'-lanterns outside of USC in 1890.
"29.10.2015 12:25:28" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook A glimpse of The White House from the balcony of the Hay-Adams Hotel, so named because it was built on the site the homes of John Hay and Henry Adams stood in 1885. The hotel's slogan is "Nothing overlooked but the White House."
"28.10.2015 14:53:10" My wife Blythe is a talented costume designer, and she’s making this coat for Halloween. Who can guess what character she’ll be?
Hint: It’s a villain from a 1956 novel. Untitled Album My wife Blythe is a talented costume designer, and she’s making this coat for Halloween. Who can guess what character she’ll be?
Hint: It’s a villain from a 1956 novel.
"28.10.2015 14:53:10" My wife Blythe is a talented costume designer, and she’s making this coat for Halloween. Who can guess what character she’ll be?
Hint: It’s a villain from a 1956 novel. Untitled Album My wife Blythe is a talented costume designer, and she’s making this coat for Halloween. Who can guess what character she’ll be?
Hint: It’s a villain from a 1956 novel.
"27.10.2015 12:18:24" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Fond memories of dinner with friends and colleagues in Istanbul.
"26.10.2015 22:25:23" Timeline Photos It's almost Halloween... do you have your mask ready?
"25.10.2015 14:23:46" Inferno Ron Howard shares another photo of the #InfernoMovie editing room! Ron shared another glimpse from the Inferno edit suites — am very much looking forward to the movie.
"24.10.2015 14:22:26" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Every now and again, it's good to remind yourself of the lessons of Rosslyn Chapel.
"23.10.2015 14:27:37" Jana My bookworm Daria loves to read your books
"22.10.2015 15:34:23" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook It's fun to see my characters' world come to life. Here is a shot of the art and symbols that populate Leigh Teabing's study on the film set of The Da Vinci Code.
"21.10.2015 15:12:33" Timeline Photos Last night, I saw the documentary Particle Fever and loved it.
My favorite quote — "Jumping from failure to failure with undiminished enthusiasm is the secret to success."
"20.10.2015 13:22:58" Quotes
"19.10.2015 15:35:55" Monday Masterpieces "Dante Shows an Artist Some Unusual Clouds" by Ivan Aivazovsky (1883)
"18.10.2015 12:33:02" Points of View Two Views of the Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine:
"View of the Colosseum" by Giovanni Paolo Panini (1747) & "Rome View of the Colosseum and The Arch of Constantine" by Antonio Joli (1744-1748)
"17.10.2015 14:37:25" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Yes, I agree with so many of you that the "dead" aspect of this butterfly display is disturbing. I do believe they are stunning creatures (even in this form), and according to the literature, the collection is antique—from the late 1800's—and many of
"16.10.2015 15:56:52" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Greetings from the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Their butterfly exhibit is absolutely stunning.
"15.10.2015 15:47:12" Irrfan Khan Discussed world cinema, books amongst other things with the incredible Dan Brown. Also got some great insight into what he thinks of The Provost. Fondly remember talking books, movies, and more with @IrrfanKhan on set this summer. Thanks for sharing this photo, my friend!
"14.10.2015 14:56:38" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook I just found this photo from almost a decade ago. After finishing The Lost Symbol, I had to clean house. -DB
"13.10.2015 13:19:58" Quotes
"12.10.2015 15:47:22" Monday Masterpieces Can you name the title and the museum that houses this Florentine masterpiece?
"11.10.2015 15:38:28" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Writing far from home today... but where in the world? -DB
"10.10.2015 16:04:25" Ron Howard Did some long distance ADR voice replacement work today with Irrfan Khan while he was in India and I was in New York for The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) Ron Howard shared this photo from his intercontinental ADR session for Inferno with Irrfan Khan. They recorded additional dialogue while in NY and India, respectively.
"09.10.2015 21:31:10" Timeline Photos Dante Alighieri once wrote, "A great flame follows a little spark."
Thank you to @sarah_somz for tagging this Instagram photo of the status of Dante in Piazza Santa Croce in Florence. More at instagram.com/authordanbrown.
"09.10.2015 16:31:38" Nino Marcanio Photography Thanks to Nino Marcanio for sharing this stunning view from the Vasari Corridor. #FanFridays
"07.10.2015 12:07:29" Correct, this is indeed "Altare della Patria" and not the Parliament House. Sorry about that -- apparently I need another cup of coffee this morning! I found Salvo Cardamone's comment below particularly amusing. He wrote: "That's not the Parliament'
"07.10.2015 11:52:28" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook They say it looks like a wedding cake, but I still love Rome's Parliament House.
"06.10.2015 18:12:48" Quotes
"05.10.2015 13:14:22" Monday Masterpieces Never a bad day to admire a Klimt.
Who are your favorite painters and paintings? Here's one of mine.
"04.10.2015 12:57:34" Inferno Oscar and Bafta winning editor Dan Hanley at work on #InfernoMovie, starring Felicity Jones! - Photo credited to Ron Howard Thrilled to share Ron Howard's photo of award winning editor Dan Hanley hard at work on the cut of #InfernoMovie
"03.10.2015 15:51:11" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook From my "future" travel journal…Who can figure out where this photo was taken, and why I will be speaking there on November 5th. -DB
"01.10.2015 17:31:52" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook In Rome with Blythe -- Can anyone tell me who designed these uniforms?
"30.09.2015 19:02:35" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook The Steinway Code? A glimpse of the rarely seen “drying room” of their famous piano factory.
"29.09.2015 13:43:29" Quotes
"28.09.2015 15:00:26" Monday Masterpieces Gustave Doré, Canto 5:
"When we had read how the desired smile
was kissed by one who was so true a lover,
this one, who never shall be parted from me,
while all his body trembled, kissed my mouth.
A Gallehault indeed, that book and he
who wrote i
"27.09.2015 11:35:41" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook I found this in my photos and cannot for the life of me place where it is. Can anyone help?
"26.09.2015 17:41:40" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Finding my way across the Path of Illumination...
“From Santi's earthly tomb with demon's hole,
'Cross Rome the mystic elements unfold.
The path of light is laid, the sacred test,
Let angels guide you on your lofty quest."
Can you name this location?
"25.09.2015 14:29:07" Timeline Photos Over the years, we've received photos from some incredibly enthusiastic fans who have permanently made Robert Langdon a part of their lives - and bodies. Special thanks to Almudena Paton Sanchez, Chetan J. Soni, Simon Barratt, Carlos Quintero Saaved
"24.09.2015 17:42:47" Timeline Photos In Ancient Rome, the vernal equinox celebrations were dedicated to Pomona, goddess of fruitful abundance.
Above: Pomona, by Nicolas Fouché, c. 1700.
"23.09.2015 13:00:03" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook While researching The Lost Symbol, I was fortunate to have a dear friend provide me a close-up view of Constantino Brumidi's masterpiece, The Apotheosis of Washington, in the eye of the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Depicted here, Neptune helps lay th
"22.09.2015 13:15:31" Quotes
"21.09.2015 14:58:50" Monday Masterpieces "The Medici's greatest legacy, however, was not in finance or politics, but rather in art. Perhaps the most lavish patrons the art world has ever known, the Medici provided a generous stream of commissions that fueled the Renaissance. The list of lum
"20.09.2015 15:48:41" Points of View Originally called the Tower of Christ, this medieval structure was one of the tallest in the city of Instanbul when it was built. In the 1800s, it was used as a fire observatory until it suffered an inferno of its own that destroyed its capola roof,
"19.09.2015 16:59:31" Timeline Photos Do you recognize this quote?
How do you interpret it?
"18.09.2015 14:43:05" Ainul "The truth can be glimpsed only through the eyes of death" #inferno
greetings from Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan, Malaysia! Thank you, Ainul K. Dean, for sharing this photo from the Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan, Malaysia!
"16.09.2015 13:18:14" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook "Washington, D.C., has everything that Rome, Paris and London have in the way of great architecture - great power bases. Washington has obelisks and pyramids and underground tunnels and great art and a whole shadow world that we really don't see."
"15.09.2015 13:51:49" “No love is greater than that of a father for his son.” ―Angels & Demons Untitled Album “No love is greater than that of a father for his son.” ―Angels & Demons
"15.09.2015 13:51:49" “No love is greater than that of a father for his son.” ―Angels & Demons Untitled Album “No love is greater than that of a father for his son.” ―Angels & Demons
"14.09.2015 14:17:15" Monday Masterpieces "'Robert,' Katherine whispered, her gaze still fixed on the massive figures of America’s great inventors accompanied by Minerva. 'It’s prophetic, really. Today, man’s most advanced inventions are being used to study man’s most ancient ideas. The scie
"12.09.2015 15:02:51" vimeo.com Snooping in on Percherons can be hazardous! This is "Snooping in on Percherons can be hazardous!" by Runnymede on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. I found out the hard way -- snooping on horses' nocturnal activities is not permitted.
"11.09.2015 14:00:26" Gerd "Rosslyn Chapel"
DIN A4 Pencil on Paper Thank you to Gerd U. Geiger for sharing this terrific pencil drawing of Rosslyn Chapel.
"10.09.2015 12:05:18" Untitled Album Two truths and a lie about Dante Alighieri's Cenotaph:
A) Erected in Florence, this sculpture is considered Stefano Ricci's master work.
B) The figure on the right represents the embodiment of Poetry, mourning the loss of the great poet upon his deat
"09.09.2015 14:41:45" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Short break from writing today to hike in the White Mountains of NH. Gorgeous. - DB
"08.09.2015 17:52:15" Quotes
"07.09.2015 16:36:09" Monday Masterpieces "Meeting Between Dante and Brother Hilary" by Giuseppe Bertini
"06.09.2015 14:24:29" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook What's on your reading list for today?
"05.09.2015 15:02:31" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook I keep this on my desk for inspiration. What inspires you? - DB
"04.09.2015 14:19:12" Leiba Leyendo INFERNO con el panorama de el volcan de izalco en El Salvador , antiguamente conocido como "El Faro del Pacifico" por que cuando estubo activo iluminaba el sendero de los barcos en las costas Salvadoreñas. Thank you to Leiba Hernandez for sharing a photo and fact from your trip to Izalco. This volcano was "formerly known as 'the lighthouse of the Pacific' because, when it was active, it lit the way for ships off the shores of El Salvador."
"03.09.2015 14:10:06" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook An early morning paddle today…great for clearing the head before work - DB
"02.09.2015 13:30:24" Ron Howard Another great day in the editing room working on The Robert Langdon Series (Inferno, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons) I'm very happy with how the film is coming along. Ron shared this glimpse into the editing room of Inferno as he and team work on a cut
"01.09.2015 13:02:13" On the oldest-known Roman calendar, a year was divided into ten months with September being the seventh month - hence "septem" which is Latin for "seven."
Can you name the two months that were added later?
"31.08.2015 13:22:37" Monday Masterpieces Leonardo Da Vinci, "Annunciation"
"30.08.2015 12:15:50" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Along with two similar structures in Paris and Milan, this Budapest building boasts the finest _______ in Europe.
"29.08.2015 15:00:09" vimeo.com Zephyr "Stayin Alive" This is "Zephyr "Stayin Alive"" by Runnymede on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Our little colt Zephyr nearly died in childbirth, and I made a video to thank the doctors who saved his life. -DB
"28.08.2015 12:10:24" Matheus I loved the book Angels & Demons. I've drawn an ambigram in honor of the author. Thank you for the good reading Dan Brown. Can you read it? =D Thanks to Matheus Barrouin for this Angels & Demons-inspired Galileo ambigram
"26.08.2015 14:30:01" Who can name this beautiful pond where I went swimming today? Hint: It makes a brief appearance in the novel Angels & Demons.
"25.08.2015 10:33:30" Quotes Can you name the novel in which this quote appears?
"24.08.2015 10:27:17" Monday Masterpieces "Dante in Verona" by Antonio Cotti, 1879#MondayMasterpieces
"23.08.2015 10:41:08" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook Dan chats with new friends at the wonderful "music-themed" Aria Hotel in Budapest.
"22.08.2015 10:42:58" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook A few more boulders and we'd have a "cairn"—one of the oldest symbols on earth. - DB
"21.08.2015 10:39:17" Gerd The Palazzo Vecchio and the Duomo, seen from the Belvedere..." Thank you Gerd. U. Geiger for sharing this stunning sketch of "The Palazzo Vecchio and the Duomo seen from the Belvedere…"
"20.08.2015 13:15:10" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook "Don't even THINK about turning on the water." - Zeus
"19.08.2015 16:33:01" If you answered #2 yesterday, you are correct! The Pantheon is actually the largest dome in the world.
Thank you again to queenelizabethl for sharing this photo on #danbrownlife.
"18.08.2015 17:24:02" One of these facts about the Hagia Sophia is false. Can you spot the inaccurate information? Check back tomorrow for the answer.
1. The mosque was a Greek Orthrodox Church until 1453
2. It has the biggest dome in the world
3. It has been standing fo
"17.08.2015 12:08:54" Monday Masterpieces "In addition to being a master painter and sculptor, Michelangelo was a superb poet, publishing nearly three hundred poems - including on titled 'Dante,' dedicated to the man who stark visions of hell were those that inspired Michelangelo's Last Judg
"16.08.2015 12:19:11" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook After a long day of writing, I often decompress by "horsing around" with Bruce -- one of the biggest (and sweetest) creatures I've ever met. - DB
"15.08.2015 18:37:45" Dan Brown's Travel Notebook