Trieste,Piazza della Borsa
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Trieste,Piazza della Borsa

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A:

by Štefan Grgič, 10 meters away

B: Trieste,Piazza della Borsa

by Atila Bezdan, 20 meters away

Trieste,Piazza della Borsa

C: Buffet da Pepi Sciavo - with Ignazio

by Štefan Grgič, 60 meters away

Buffet da Pepi Sciavo - with Ignazio

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by Štefan Grgič, 110 meters away

E: Teatro Romano di Trieste

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Teatro Romano di Trieste

F: The Old Roman Theatre (Teatro Romano)

by Viktor Vokic, 160 meters away

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The Old Roman Theatre (Teatro Romano)

G: Teatro Romano (The Old Roman Theatre)

by Viktor Vokic, 180 meters away

Roman theatre Trieste or Tergeste, which dates to the protohistoric period, was enclosed by walls bui...

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H: Piazza Unità d'Italia (Unity of Italy Square)

by Viktor Vokic, 180 meters away

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Piazza Unità d'Italia (Unity of Italy Square)

I: Piazza Unità - central square

by Štefan Grgič, 180 meters away

Piazza Unità - central square

J: Unity of Italy Square

by Wolfgang Diesenreiter, 180 meters away

Unity of Italy Square

This panorama was taken in Trieste, Italy

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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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