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Cividale-Palio2010-Grifoni Rantolanti 2

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Italy

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A: Cividale-Palio2010-Grifoni Rantolanti

di Federico Infanti, meno di 10 metri di distanza

Panoramica scattata durante l'edizione 2010 del Palio di San Donato a Cividale del Friuli insieme al ...

Cividale-Palio2010-Grifoni Rantolanti

B: Cividale del Friuli - Duomo

di Federico Infanti, 400 metri di distanza

Cividale del Friuli - Duomo

C: Cividale - Place des Feminis

di Federico Infanti, 550 metri di distanza

Una delle piazze principali di Cividale;

Cividale - Place des Feminis

D: abbazia-di-rosazzo

di Federico Infanti, 9.0 km di distanza

abbazia-di-rosazzo

E: Abbazia di Rosazzo - navata centrale

di Federico Infanti, 9.3 km di distanza

  ingresso dell'abbazia di rosazzo; la scultura in primo piano è dell'artista giapponese Yoshin Ogata...

Abbazia di Rosazzo - navata centrale

F: Korada

di Gorazd Bajt, 9.8 km di distanza

Korada

G: Korada, 812m (winter)

di Gorazd Bajt, 10.0 km di distanza

Korada, 812m (winter)

H: Cormons Monte Quarin

di Federico Infanti, 14.3 km di distanza

Cormons Monte Quarin

I: Cormons S Adalberto

di Federico Infanti, 14.8 km di distanza

Cormons S Adalberto

J: Udine - Beata Vergine del Carmine

di Federico Infanti, 15.2 km di distanza

navata centrale della Chiesa della Beata Vergine del Carmine, recentemente restaurata; Udine, viale A...

Udine - Beata Vergine del Carmine

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Italy

Questa è una vista generale di 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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