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Siena

August 27th 2015
The Siena city was important in history as a commercial and banking city until surpassed by Florence in the 13th–14th century. with moral depression following the Black Death and the economic decline, building activity was largely suspended in the 16th century, and because most modern building has taken place outside the city walls, Siena remains essentially a medieval town. With an overall pros ... read more
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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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