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Italy- handbook for travellers. First Part, Northern Italy and Corsica (1869) (14597340497)
Identifier: 01637141.5320.emory.edu Title: Italy: handbook for travellers. First Part, Northern Italy and Corsica Year: 1869 ( 1860s) Authors: Karl Baedeker (Firm) Subjects: Publisher: Coblenz : K. Baedeker Contributing Library: Emory University, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library Digitizing Sponsor: Emory University, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: Darmstadt, Ed Wagner Text Appearing After Image: S. Ana. 33. Route. 165 * Piazza dei Signori, a square surrounded by imposing edi-fices. Immediately to the r., by the tower already mentioned,is the Municipio, or Town Hall, with a lemarkably picturesquecourt. In the angle diagonally opposite is situated the Old TownHall, or Palazzo del Cousiglio (PI. 34), usually termed La Log-gia, erected at the beginning of the 16th cent, by Fra Giocondoda Verona. This edifice is adorned with statues of celebratednatives of the town, among whom are Cornelius Nepos andCatullus. (Mantua Virgilio gaudet Verona Catullo. Ovid. —Tantum magna suo debet Verona Catullo, quantum parva suoMantua Virgilio. Martial.) In the middle of the piazza risesa marble Statue of Dante, who, as recorded by the inscriptionson the monument and on the palace adjoining the Loggia at aright angle, found an asylum here with the Scaligers after hisbanishment from Florence. The passage on the r. side of the Loggia leads direct to themodernized Romanesque church of S. Maria Antic Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.