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Claudio Lanconelli
Eighteenth Century Kitchen
Claudio Lanconelli
Ossario dei caduti della prima guerra mondiale
Claudio Lanconelli
Campanile del convento di San Francesco
Claudio Lanconelli
Convento di San Francesco, "Being", di Nicola Samori
Claudio Lanconelli
Libri miniati conservati nella Biblioteca di Bagnacavallo
Claudio Lanconelli
Convento di San Francesco, "Being", di Nicola Samori
Claudio Lanconelli
Sacrestia della chiesa di San Girolamo
Claudio Lanconelli
Sala Oriani nel convento di San Francesco
Claudio Lanconelli
Crypt of the parish of S.Pietro in Sylvis
Claudio Lanconelli
Threshing wheat
Claudio Lanconelli
Cortina di Russi, la stalla
Claudio Lanconelli
Festa de Mutor, No Limit
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Osorgino. Abandoned church. Interior. (2009)
johnchoy ( 蔡旭威 )
San Wan Ho Bean Curd Shop 西灣河珍香園
Michael Pop
The hot air balloon festival in Campu Cetatii, Transsylvania
B2VT
Grotto Mountain, Canmore, Alberta
Hans Molenkamp
Camping at the Rhein
Ruediger Kottmann
Fishmarket with town hall in Erfurt
Hakan Durgut
Sile Wave Breaker
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Duvugardur, Saksun
Randy Myers
Omaha Beach
B2VT
Moraine Lake, Banff National Park
Jedsada Puangsaichai
Wat Phrathat Doi Kham, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Duvugardur
Claudio Lanconelli
Sala Oriani nel convento di San Francesco
Claudio Lanconelli
Argenta - Campotto, Pieve di S Giorgio
Claudio Lanconelli
Ravenna, Porta Adriana
Claudio Lanconelli
Milano Marittima Beach Happy Hour
Claudio Lanconelli
Rimini, A M A R E retro
Claudio Lanconelli
Crypt of the parish of S.Pietro in Sylvis
Claudio Lanconelli
Ravenna Baptistery of the Arians
Claudio Lanconelli
La Cala Del Ciolo
Claudio Lanconelli
Lungo La Valle Del Ciolo
Claudio Lanconelli
Festa de Mutor, No Limit
Claudio Lanconelli
Sotto Il Ponte Del Ciolo
Claudio Lanconelli
Sacrestia della chiesa di San Girolamo
More About 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.