Tag Archives: Inscriptions

IMG_7230-1001x1024.jpg

Assisi Street Scenes – Part 1

We entered Assisi through the Porta Nova, one of the gates of this walled city.   Assisi flourished in Roman times as a walled city.   For many centuries the area inside the walls was large enough to contain the population.  However, due to the population growth in the previous century, a new wall was built in 1316 that had eight gates.  One of those is […]

Posted in Travel Also tagged , , |