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Biggus Dickus

A fresco found in a private dwelling. The figure seems to be weighing his asset on some scales.
That's Amore!

June 25th 2007
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie that's amore.... We couldn't help but have this song stuck in our heads the whole time we were in Southern Italy. It didn't help that every second restaurant in the small villages we stayed had strolling musicians singing this and other great Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra classics. OK so where were we? After leaving the lovely city of Siena w ... read more
Europe » Italy

Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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30th September 2010

His real name is...
That is an image of the god Priapus. His large penis is a sign of fertility and manhood (who knew ?) His image was supposed to bring success and prosperity.

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