Farfa’s Abbey, founded in the IV century, used to be one of the most important European monastic centres during the period of Charles the Great. On the geographical map of high-medieval Europe, which differs from the current one, it covered a crucial role as a political and religious point of reference. Today the Abbey is closely intact as well as the surrounding peaceful landscape made up of olive-grove hills, a rare case for Italy. I chose this place because many traits of the Sabina region can be found here such as a peculiar mystic atmosphere that in a way is far from religious. This location, currently inhabited by a community of barely six monks, allowed me to develop a work on Mankind’s solitude in places which were once the centre of History and today are completely offside from it.