Ferrara - Piazza della Cattedrale
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Ferrara - Piazza della Cattedrale

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A: St. George's Cathedral - External view

door Francesco Favalesi, 10 hier vandaan

St. George's Cathedral - External view

B: Ferrara - Trento and Trieste square

door Francesco Favalesi, 110 hier vandaan

Ferrara - Trento and Trieste square

C: Corte del Castello Estense

door Andrea Biffi, 190 hier vandaan

Il Castello Estense, o Castello di San Michele, sorse nel 1385 come strumento di controllo politico e...

Corte del Castello Estense

D: Ferrara Castle Estense Courtyard

door Cristian Marchi, 200 hier vandaan

The central courtyard of the Estense medieval castle (known also as castle San Michele) in Ferrara (I...

Ferrara Castle Estense Courtyard

E: Corte del Castello Estense

door Andrea Biffi, 220 hier vandaan

Il Castello Estense, o Castello di San Michele, sorse nel 1385 come strumento di controllo politico e...

Corte del Castello Estense

F: Estense Castle external

door Cristian Marchi, 230 hier vandaan

The castle Estense (known also as castle of San Michele), is a medieval structure with a moat and is ...

Estense Castle external

G: Ferrara - Castello Estense

door Giovanni Saini, 240 hier vandaan

 Il Castello Estense sorse nel 1385 come strumento di controllo politico e militare. La prima pietra ...

Ferrara - Castello Estense

H: Ponte levatoio al Castello di Ferrara

door Andrea Biffi, 240 hier vandaan

Il Castello Estense, o Castello di San Michele, sorse nel 1385 come strumento di controllo politico e...

Ponte levatoio al Castello di Ferrara

I: panoramica sul Castello Estense a Ferrara

door Andrea Biffi, 280 hier vandaan

Il Castello Estense, o Castello di San Michele, sorse nel 1385 come strumento di controllo politico e...

panoramica sul Castello Estense a Ferrara

J: Ferrara - Il ghetto

door Giovanni Saini, 310 hier vandaan

Ferrara - Il ghetto

Dit panorama is genomen in http://www.360cities.net/nl/area/emilia-romagna, Italy

Dit is een overzicht van 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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