Friday, May 25, 2012

Happy Name Day, Viola! Všechno nejlepší k svátku!

Today we honor Viola.  Happy name day, Viola!
The name Viola is of Latin origin and means "violet".

Viola was the heroine in Shakespeare's play "Twelfth Night".  She's the twin sister to Sebastian. When disguised as a man, she is known as Cesario. 

Viola (in orange, left) as Cesario; Olivia (in yellow, right). William Hamilton c. 1797