3 Likes

Piazza del Plebiscito, Viterbo

The main square in Viterbo, Piazza del Plebiscito lies at the center of the city, overlooked by the ancient tower clock above the municipal building.

Copyright: Andrea ruggirello
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 12/05/2009
Atualizado: 17/08/2013
Visitas: 1473
comments powered by Disqus

Dab Yob
street in medieval Viterbo, Italy
Marco Chiaudano
Viterbo, Via San Pellegrino
Dab Yob
piazza San Pellegrino in medieval Viterbo, Italy
Andrea Ruggirello
Popes' Palace, Viterbo
Marco Chiaudano
Viterbo, Piazza San Pellegrino
Andrea Ruggirello
Piazza Cappella, Viterbo
Dab Yob
Basilica Santa Maria, La Querica, Italy
Dab Yob
fountain in "hunting" park, Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Italy
Dab Yob
fountain in "hunting park" *, Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Italy
Dab Yob
park entrance, Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Italy
Dab Yob
garden & muses, Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Italy
Dab Yob
Gambara house, Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Italy
Olaf Nitz
Limburg an der Lahn Kirmes
Lars Gabrysch
Kitchen
Lars Gabrysch
Bildstoeckel in the Park Babelsberg
Stefan Geens
Breakfast at a tea house in Kashgar
dieter kik
Depart vehicules anciens Quimper
Lothar Roessling
Seychelles Islette Mahe
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Smoking in a Northern Ontario Shed
Plamen Penev
Trabant
Vil Muhametshin
Paris goes on strike! Manifistation against the new retirement law going through the Place de la Bastille.
Rami Saarikorpi
Fireworks at Ilosaarirock 2010
Victorina
Garden near Manolis Kambanakis's house in the town of Sitia (Crete, Greece)
Lothar Roessling
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele Milano
Andrea Ruggirello
Popes' Palace, Viterbo
Andrea Ruggirello
Park and Tower of Lavello, Tuscania
Andrea Ruggirello
Piazza del Plebiscito, Viterbo
Andrea Ruggirello
Ebla fontana ponte
Andrea Ruggirello
Castle, Torre Alfina, Acquapendente
Andrea Ruggirello
Marriage of the Tree, Vetralla
Andrea Ruggirello
Porta S. Maria, Civita di Bagnoregio
Andrea Ruggirello
Piazza F. Basile and Il Rivellino theatre, Tuscania
Andrea Ruggirello
Municipal building and fountain, Tarquinia
Andrea Ruggirello
"Le Passate" - feast of the Madonna del Monte, Marta
Andrea Ruggirello
Piazza Cappella, Viterbo
Andrea Ruggirello
Church of Santa Maria in Castello, Tarquinia
More About 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.