Foligno, the '' Center of the World ''
Placed to the centre of the Umbrian
lowland, in the green heart of Italy, a trip through the places that have made
Foligno the '' center of the world ''
In according to an ancient tradition it
would be really the city of Foligno the fulcrum of our planet, the place
on which to aim the compass to mark the distances from every other destination.
A little bit joking and a little bit not, the voice spreads and this tradition
now tickles the vanity of the inhabitants and the envy of the other bell tower.
Up to a little while ago this centre had been individualised with precision in
a physical place, constituted by the base of a ninepin set to the centre of a
billiards in a central coffee in the most central plazas of Foligno. Today the
symbol of Foligno '' center of the world '' is the ring of the Quintana,
prestigious medieval tournament, main city demonstration.
Foligno in reality is not exactly found in
the middle of Umbria, but like a pulsating and vital heart, is moved to
the left side.
To Foligno the first edited Divine Comedy
1472 is a historical
date for the city of Foligno
, but also for the history of the culture
and the Italian literature. In that day the goldsmi...
The Quintana of Foligno
The tournament of the Quintana of
is the historical remembering of a series of celebrations that
precisely took place February 10th
1613 on the o...
The Blessed Angela from Foligno
Between 1248 and 1309 is consumed the
mystical experience of an unusual female character, very dear to the city of Foligno
the Blessed Angela from Foligno
The Pupil of Foligno
He was born in 1430 in Foligno,
more illustrious child, Niccolò di Liberatore
, famous painter and
magnificent interpreter of the Renaissance
. It o...
Foligno and outskirts: the Bean of Cave
The '' bean of Cave
'', in virtue
of its elevated quality, gained a proper space within the regional and national
gastronomy. Cultivated since the beginnings of the...
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