Morning winter at Pietra Perduca
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Panoramic photo by Francesco Favalesi EXPERT Taken 10:00, 15/01/2011 - Views loading...


Morning winter at Pietra Perduca

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A: A winter evening at Pietra Perduca

by Francesco Favalesi, less than 10 meters away

A winter evening at Pietra Perduca

B: Pietra Perduca - Winter sunset

by Francesco Favalesi, 20 meters away

Pietra Perduca - Winter sunset

C: Pietra Parcellara - Winter 2011

by Francesco Favalesi, 1.3 km away

Pietra Parcellara - Winter 2011

D: Pietra Parcellara at sunset

by Rodolfo Graziadei, 1.3 km away

Panoramica eseguita senza testa sferica ma con un cordino legato al cavalletto

Pietra Parcellara at sunset

E: Pietra Parcellara

by Francesco Favalesi, 1.4 km away

Pietra Parcellara

F: Chiosi di Bobbiano

by Francesco Favalesi, 1.8 km away

Chiosi di Bobbiano

G: Cielo stellato al Passo Caldarola

by Rodolfo Graziadei, 2.0 km away

starry sky to the Pass of Caldarola

Cielo stellato al Passo Caldarola

H: Travo - Affacciati sulla Trebbia al tramonto

by Francesco Favalesi, 4.4 km away

Travo - Affacciati sulla Trebbia al tramonto

I: Travo - Il borgo

by Francesco Favalesi, 4.4 km away

Travo - Il borgo

J: Pecorara

by Andrea Biffi, 8.8 km away


This panorama was taken in, 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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