Tuscany: Siena - She-Wolf
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More photos in the vicinity:
Siena - Piazza del Campo
Siena - Cathedral
Siena - View into the countryside
|The she-wolf is the symbol of one of the 17 contrades - well-defined neighborhoods that were designated in the Middle Ages, basically to aid the military hired to defend Siena's fiercely-earned independence from Florence.
Date: May 12, 2005
Longitude: 11° 19.73'
Latitude: 43° 19.04'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08