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Mountains above Formia
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Two men prepare to fight in the Olympic training facility in Formia.
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Two women sword fighting at the Italian Olympic training facility.
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Gaeta Harbor South
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Gaeta Harbor
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Old Town Gaeta Harbor
Jan Koehn
Port of Gaeta
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Gaeta, Italy Harbor
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Gaeta Monument
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Gaeta - St. Francis church
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Gaeta, Italy Serapo Park
Alexandr Suslov
Gaeta hotel serapo
Ian McCarney
Hastings Beach 003
yunzen liu
Travertine terraces at Baishuitai, Yunnan, China
Michael Pop
Lake in the Cacica salt mine
Roger Berry
Rajendar Prasad Ghat Varanasi
Rami Saarikorpi
Jussi Pennanen snowmobile Specialist
Pavel Bogdanov
Snow Christmas Trees
Sahneh
The Greek Ship, Kish Island, Persian Gulf, Iran
Richard Chesher
Water Sports Noumea New Caledonia
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Nedelnoe. Church. Interior. 2. (2010)
Maciej G. Szling
Okrąglica 982 m n.p.m.
Mark de Graaf
Delft Scheepsmakerij "under the the blue smoke"
Pavel Bogdanov
Under the Pine
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Naples Italy Center
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2010 International Bazaar
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La Fattoria Wine Cellar
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Mountains above Formia
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NCTS Naples Command Picnic 2009 - 2
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Madre del Buon Consiglio Facade
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Edinburgh skyline North
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Praiano Cove
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Philadephia Art Museum Rockys View
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Central Piazza Minori Italy
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Dublin City Center
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Edinbugh skyline South
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.