Pisa
compartir
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Foto panorámica de Frank Ellmerich EXPERT Tomada 13:07, 13/09/2010 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Pisa

The World > Europe > Italy > Tuscany > Pisa

  • Me gusta / No me gusta
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Ancient times

Pisa's origins remained unknown for centuries. The city lies at the junction of two rivers, the Arno and the Serchio in the Ligurian Sea forming a laguna area. The Pelasgi, the Greeks, the Etruscans and the Ligurians have variously been proposed as founders of the city. Archeological remains from the 5th century BC confirmed the existence of a city at the sea, trading with Greeks and Gauls. The presence of an Etruscan necropolis, discovered during excavations in the Arena Garibaldi in 1991, allowed to clarify its Etruscan origins.

Ancient Roman authors referred to Pisa as an old city. Servius wrote that the Teuti, or Pelopes, the king of the Pisei, founded the town thirteen centuries before the start of the common era. Strabo referred Pisa's origins to the mythical Nestor, king of Pylos, after the fall of Troy. Virgil in his Aeneid states that Pisa was already a great and developed centre by the times described; the foundation of the city in the 'Etruscan lands' has been credited to settlers from the Alpheus coast.

comments powered by Disqus

Imágenes cercanas en Pisa

map

A: 0436 20120917 Pisa 3 Schiefer Turm

por Mike Weidner - www.panomorph.de, 10 metros de distancia

Der Schiefe Turm von Pisa (auf italienisch Torre pendente di Pisa) ist das wohl bekannteste geneigte ...

0436 20120917 Pisa 3 Schiefer Turm

B: Pisa - Leaning Tower

por Carsten Arenz, 20 metros de distancia

Pisa - Leaning Tower

C: Leaning Tower

por Toni Garbasso, 20 metros de distancia

The Piazza del Duomo in Pisa, is otherwise known as Piazza dei Miracoli ("Square of Miracles"). The h...

Leaning Tower

D: Italy pisa vor turm

por Frank Luetgenau, 20 metros de distancia

Italy pisa vor turm

E: Leaning Tower of Pisa

por Hans von Weissenfluh, 20 metros de distancia

One of the world wonders. Buiding began in 1173 by Bonanno Pisano and ended in 1350. 12,000 by 6,000 ...

Leaning Tower of Pisa

F: Torre de Pisa

por Allan De Leon, 20 metros de distancia

Torre de Pisa

G: Pisa 02

por Mok Oh, 20 metros de distancia

Pisa 02

H: Pisa

por Piotr Pacyniak, 20 metros de distancia

Pisa

I: Leaning Tower

por Toni Garbasso, 20 metros de distancia

The Piazza del Duomo in Pisa, is otherwise known as Piazza dei Miracoli ("Square of Miracles"). The h...

Leaning Tower

J: The Leaning Tower Of Pisa

por Sergey Kalinin, 20 metros de distancia

The Leaning Tower Of Pisa

Este panorama fue tomado en Pisa, Tuscany

Esta es una vista general de Tuscany

The Tuscany, one of the most beautiful Italian regions, is known throughout the world for its Landscapes and for the Works of Art that it houses (It is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance). Six localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Historical Center of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pienza, the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa with the Leaning Tower and the Val d'Orcia. It is in the central Italy and borders with Emilia Romagna (north), Marche and Umbria (east) and Lazio (South). The West coast is bathed from the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea; here we can find the islands of the Tuscan archipelago including the island of Elba. The regional capital is Florence and the other provinces are: Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.

Comparte este panorama