The Romans in Val Polcevera: the Tavola Bronzea
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The famous Tavola Bronzea (bronze tablet) 117 b. C. (cm 47.5x37.5), treasured by the Museo civico di archeologia ligure (Villa Pallavicini, Genoa-Pegli), is the first evidence of the Latin language in
During the Roman Age, the Val Polcevera thrived with active commercial relations from and to the
Even in the troubled season of the Barbarian Invasions, its quiet Apennine
neighbourhoods (e.g. San Cipriano) repopulated, farming terraces granting
survival along the track of the ancient Via Postumia, which lead wayfarers on a
3-day journey to Milan. port of Genoa
Nowadays, the Val Polcevera provides tourists with an array of resources: excursions, museums, sanctuaries, a narrow-gauged railway (the Trenino di Casella), wine, salumi (does Sant'Olcese sound familiar to you?), traditional pasta shapes (corzetti, maccheroni)...
This is the fascinating world of tastes and crafts that LiguriabyLuisa discloses to foreign markets and buyers.
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