Up on the edge of the plain the landscape reaches to the nearby mountains with the lazy sweetness of its slopes and banks thick with olive trees, topped by utterly green, leafy crowns; the copious plants in tidy arrangement make up a wood, united by a congenial solidarity of existence.
“più bello et expugnabele per nuy refacto che non fo may”
Ricorso dei venafrani, agosto 1487, Archivio Caetani, perg. 2720, 23
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Codice ICOM, 2004