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Närliggande bilder i Naples

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A: Via Giacomo Matteotti, Island of Capri

av Italy Intensives ECU, 20 meter bort

As part of their trip to the Amalfi Coast of Italy, students in the Italy Intensive program spent a d...

Via Giacomo Matteotti, Island of Capri

B: Augustus Gardens

av Alex Chang, 20 meter bort

Augustus Gardens

C: Via Matteotti, Capri, NA, Italia

av Alex Chang, 160 meter bort

Via Matteotti, Capri, NA, Italia

D: View above The Faraglioni of Capri

av Italy Intensives ECU, 200 meter bort

View above The Faraglioni of Capri

E: Hotel Regina Cristina Capri

av Alex Chang, 240 meter bort

Hotel Regina Cristina Capri

F: Grand Hotel Quisisana

av Alex Chang, 310 meter bort

Grand Hotel Quisisana

G: Via Roma

av Alex Chang, 380 meter bort

Via Roma

H: Via Le Botteghe

av Alex Chang, 390 meter bort

Via Le Botteghe

I: Via Le Botteghe

av Alex Chang, 400 meter bort

Via Le Botteghe

J: Via Roma, Capri, NA, Italia

av Alex Chang, 400 meter bort

Via Roma, Capri, NA, Italia

Det här panoramat togs i Naples, Italy

Detta är en översikt av 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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