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Positano mountain

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This is a natural hole in the mountain of Positano

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Napoli

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A: Positano - Small Alley

di Carsten Arenz, 910 metri di distanza

Positano - Small Alley

B: Positano - Bongainvillea Alley

di Carsten Arenz, 940 metri di distanza

Positano - Bongainvillea Alley

C: santa maria church, positano, italy

di Richard Hart, 990 metri di distanza

santa maria church, positano, italy

D: Positano - Piazza Santa Maria Assunta

di Carsten Arenz, 1.0 km di distanza

Positano - Piazza Santa Maria Assunta

E: Positano

di Federico Frugoli, 1.0 km di distanza

La spiaggia di ciottoli di Positano, Costiera Amalfitana, in versione primaverile.

Positano

F: Positano - View from the Beach

di Carsten Arenz, 1.0 km di distanza

Positano - View from the Beach

G: Positano Beach

di Italy Intensives ECU, 1.1 km di distanza

Positano Beach, Positano, ItalyThe spring and fall semester programs travel down to the Amalfi Coast ...

Positano Beach

H: Positano - View from the Pier

di Carsten Arenz, 1.1 km di distanza

Positano - View from the Pier

I: Positano from a rock on the sea

di Vito Fusco, 1.8 km di distanza

This panoramo was been taken on a rock right in the middle of Positano's sea.

Positano from a rock on the sea

J: Praiano - Piazza Chiesa San Gennaro Night

di Carsten Arenz, 3.5 km di distanza

Praiano is a small village on the Amalfi coast with the main piazza chiesa san gennaro. The Church ha...

Praiano - Piazza Chiesa San Gennaro Night

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Napoli, 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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