Il Sette Bello
"Hic sunt leones" ("Here be lions.")
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Marche, as the church saw it
Here's a wall map mural from the 1500s found in the famous Vatican Map room. It shows the provincia di Ascoli Piceno "back in the day." Yes, I'm a total map geek. Naturally, I zoom in on "Mandola," 16th Century shorthand for "Amandola," evidently.