1 Like

Piazza della Mercanzia
Bologna

The gothic Palazzo della Mercanzìa (14th century), at the crossroad between via Castiglione, via Santo Stefano and via Caprarie, in a crowded saturday evening.

In the background the Asinelli tower (97.2 m, 11th century) decorated with christmas lights.

Copyright: Alessandro ugazio
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10620x5310
Subida: 19/12/2010
Actualizado: 10/04/2012
Número de vistas:

...


Tags: "piazza mercanzia" "loggia della mercanzia" bologna "via caprarie" "via santo stefano" "via castiglione"
comments powered by Disqus

Andrea Biffi
Bologna - Piazza della Mercanzia
Kyrre Andersen
Palazzo Della Mercanzia
Andrea Biffi
Torre della Garisenda a Bologna
Veros Plakiotis
365 Two Towers Of Bologna Asinelli Tower Garisenda Tower
Valerio Corazza
Bologna from Asinelli tower
Veros Plakiotis
364 The Two Towers Of Bologna The Taller Is The Asinelli And The Shorter And Leaning Is The Garisenda They Are Constructed Between 1109 Until 1119
Veros Plakiotis
366 Bologna Two Towers Of Bologna Asinelli Tower Garisenda Tower
Francesco Favalesi
Bologna - Asinelli e Garisenda towers
Andrea Biffi
Torri della Garisenda e degli Asinelli a Bologna
Dzmitry Lasko
Падающие башни, Болонья | Due Torri, Bologna
Alessandro Ugazio
Piazza di Porta Ravegnana, The Two Towers
Kyrre Andersen
Via Zamboni
Jann Lipka
Kungsträdgården - ice-skating
Leif Nygaard Eilertsen
COP15 Climate Labyrinth 20091216
Tibor Illes
National Theatre - box of honour
tomuchwater
Martin Broomfield
Paddy Fields Sulawesi
chai@abudhabiport
Lee Casalena
Golden Gate Bridge from Hendrik Point
Ian Wright
Embarcadero, San Francisco
Ivan Tsyrkunovich
Старая водяная мельница
Willy Kaemena
VL LINT Cabin
Denny A. Ovchar
Poland Pano 08
kmnet
Guizhou Xingyi Road
Alessandro Ugazio
Monastero di Lanzo, main street
Alessandro Ugazio
Cattedrale
Alessandro Ugazio
Strapatente Cave, Finale Ligure
Alessandro Ugazio
Largo IV Marzo - Casa del Senato (15th century)
Alessandro Ugazio
Piazza Carignano
Alessandro Ugazio
Dora Riparia river from lungodora Firenze
Alessandro Ugazio
Luzzati's Nativity scene at Borgo Medioevale
Alessandro Ugazio
Perti (Finale Ligure), Piazza Martiri perticesi
Alessandro Ugazio
Largo montebello turin italy
Alessandro Ugazio
Boragni (Orco-Feglino), covered walkway
Alessandro Ugazio
Gabbiani
Alessandro Ugazio
Galleria Subalpina
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.