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The town is also known as the "Manhattan of the Middle Ages". Competing families tried to build the highest campanile to impress each other.
Herculaneum. Amphitrite was an ancient marine deity, the consort of Poseidon. They had a son, Triton, and a daughter, Rhode. Amphitrite's offspring also included seals and dolphins.
Piazza della Repubblica
Pliny the Younger described the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD as being in the shape of a stone pine: "I cannot give you a more exact description of its appearance than by comparing to a stone pine tree; for it shot up to a great height in the form of a tall trunk, which spread out at the top as though into branches."
Some rain was falling so the area was quiet and I was able to get this pictures of the Colosseum.
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