2013 16/11
Italy Emilia-Romagna Bologna Exif: NIKON D800, 14.0-24.0 mm f/2.8 @ f/8.0 1/60, ISO 100 155   
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picture of the "two towers" architectonical emblem of the city of Bologna

The two towers are the emblem of the city of Bologna. Their names came from the two families which the construction commission is assigned. The towers have been cited by Dante in the Commedia and in the Rime Nuove. Giosuè Carducci dedicated to the towers a poetry in his Odi Barbare.

Bologna Towers Garisenda Asinelli Middle Ages Emilia-Romagna Italy Dante Giosuè Carducci
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