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Lazise Porto

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A: Lazise La Grotta

by Roland Lahner, 40 meters away

Lazise La Grotta

B: Lazise Lungolago I

by Roland Lahner, 80 meters away

Lazise Lungolago I

C: Lazise Lungolago Ii

by Roland Lahner, 110 meters away

Lazise Lungolago Ii

D: Lazise - Promenade on Lake Garda

by Carsten Arenz, 120 meters away

Lazise is a small town on Lake Garda. The fine promenade invites for a walk along the lake and dozens...

Lazise - Promenade on Lake Garda

E: Market in Lazise at Lake Garda

by Ruediger Kottmann, 130 meters away

Market in Lazise at Lake Garda

F: Lazise - Corso Ospedale / Via Albarello

by Ruediger Kottmann, 160 meters away

Lazise - Corso Ospedale / Via Albarello

G: Lazise - weekly market

by Ruediger Kottmann, 170 meters away

Lazise - weekly market

H: Lazise - interior of the church

by Ruediger Kottmann, 200 meters away

Lazise - interior of the church

I: Lazise - gate to the oldtown

by Ruediger Kottmann, 220 meters away

Lazise - gate to the oldtown

J: Lazise tramonto 2

by Roland Lahner, 370 meters away

Lazise tramonto 2

This panorama was taken in Veneto, Italy

This is an overview of 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.

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