Cividale-Palio2010-Grifoni Rantolanti 2
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Cividale-Palio2010-Grifoni Rantolanti 2

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Bilder in der Nähe von Italy

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A: Cividale-Palio2010-Grifoni Rantolanti

von Federico Infanti, weniger als 10 Meter entfernt

Cividale-Palio2010-Grifoni Rantolanti

B: Cividale del Friuli - Duomo

von Federico Infanti, 400 Meter entfernt

Cividale del Friuli - Duomo

C:

von Federico Infanti, 550 Meter entfernt

D: abbazia-di-rosazzo

von Federico Infanti, 9.0 entfernt

abbazia-di-rosazzo

E: Abbazia di Rosazzo - navata centrale

von Federico Infanti, 9.3 entfernt

Abbazia di Rosazzo - navata centrale

F: Korada

von Gorazd Bajt, 9.8 entfernt

Korada

G: Korada, 812m (winter)

von Gorazd Bajt, 10.0 entfernt

Korada, 812m (winter)

H: Cormons Monte Quarin

von Federico Infanti, 14.3 entfernt

Cormons Monte Quarin

I: Cormons S Adalberto

von Federico Infanti, 14.8 entfernt

Cormons S Adalberto

J: Udine - Beata V. del Carmine's Church

von Federico Infanti, 15.2 entfernt

navata centrale della Chiesa della Beata Vergine del Carmine, recentemente restaurata; Udine, viale A...

Udine - Beata V. del Carmine's Church

Das Panorama wurde in Italy aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von 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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