Po river - Flooding November 2011
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Panoramabillede af Francesco Favalesi EXPERT Taget 13:35, 09/11/2011 - Views loading...

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Po river - Flooding November 2011

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A: Flooded poplar

Af Francesco Favalesi, 380 meter væk

Flooded poplar

B: Palazzo Gotico di Piacenza

Af Andrea Biffi, 4.0 km væk

Il Palazzo Comunale, anche detto il Gotico, fu edificato nel 1281 per volere di Alberto Scoto, reggen...

Palazzo Gotico di Piacenza

C: Piazza Cavalli - Primogenita Day

Af Francesco Favalesi, 4.0 km væk

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piacenza#Union_with_Italy

Piazza Cavalli - Primogenita Day

D: mercato in Piazza Cavalli

Af Andrea Biffi, 4.0 km væk

Piazza Cavalli è dal secolo XIII il cuore politico-economico della città e deve il suo nome alle due ...

mercato in Piazza Cavalli

E: sotto i portici di Palazzo Gotico

Af Andrea Biffi, 4.0 km væk

Palazzo Gotico, il simbolo della città emiliana, sorse nel 1281 per volere di Alberto Scotti come sed...

sotto i portici di Palazzo Gotico

F: Climbing Indoor - Club Alpino Italiano Piacenza

Af Francesco Favalesi, 4.1 km væk

Climbing Indoor - Club Alpino Italiano Piacenza

G: Po River - To the island

Af Francesco Favalesi, 7.3 km væk

Po River - To the island

H: Pontile sul Po

Af Rodolfo Graziadei, 7.7 km væk

Pontile sul Po

I: Roncarolo - I pescatori e i fotografi

Af Francesco Favalesi, 7.7 km væk

Roncarolo - I pescatori e i fotografi

J: the crash of man against nature

Af Rodolfo Graziadei, 8.6 km væk

the crash of man against nature

Dette panorama blev taget i http://www.360cities.net/da/area/emilia-romagna, Italy

Dette er et overblik over Italy

The name "Italy" is shrouded in mystery; some etymologists trace it to a Greek word meaning "the land of young cattle."

Italy was fond of Jupiter and Mars from the very start, Jupiter for fatherly good luck and Mars for war!

But it all began with Rome. Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus who were sons of Rhea and Mars.

The twins were abandoned at birth out of a fear that they would grow up and later overthrow Amelius, usurper of their grandfather's rightful throne.

Wrongful mis-doings most foul! Treachery and sabotage!! HOW would these two blessed infants make their way in such a world?

As it turns out, the twins didn't have to make their way very far, because one of them killed the other one and then they weren't twins anymore. But that happens later.

First they got rescued by a she-wolf who suckled them with her milk and raised them as her own until they were discovered by the shepherd Faustulus.

Faustulus fed them meat and bread and also raised them as his own until they were old enough to return to Amelius and hack him up as planned. They reinstated the grandfather Numitor to his rightful throne and went off to celebrate by starting a town of their own.

They chose a hilly area where the mama wolf had saved them from certain death in the barren wilderness and began scouting locations.

Romulus liked one hill. Remus liked another. The circle of crows like Romulus' hill, so Romulus killed Remus and named the town after himself. Thus Rome was born and Italy with it.

Text by Steve Smith.

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