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A dream’s armorial. The heraldic paintings of the Galleria dei Papi in Oriolo Romano (Viterbo, Italy)

In central Italy, between Rome and Viterbo, a land of forests frequented and feared for millennia[1] includes a town of dreams. This is Oriolo Romano, built in 1562 by the roman nobleman Giorgio Santacroce who gave stable accommodation to the seasonal huts of lumberjacks by a new town in line with Renaissance ideals. Three parallel streets converge on the square of the princely building in a trident structure similar to…

[CfP] Oriolo Romano (Viterbe, Italy) – 1er Congrès International sur l’Héraldique – 13/14.5.2017

MUSEO NAZIONALE DI PALAZZO ALTIERI piazza Umberto I – 01010 Oriolo Romano (Viterbo – Italia) tel. 0699837145 ————- CENTRO STUDI ARALDICI piazza della Repubblica, 4 – 21051 Arcisate (Varese – Italia) ————————————————————————————————————————————————————- 1er Congrès International sur l’Héraldique   APPEL A COMMUNICATIONS Le Congrès aura lieu dans la Sala degli Avi du Palazzo Altieri, Oriolo Romano (Viterbo), samedi 13 et dimanche 14 mai 2017. La première journée sera dédiée aux…

[CfP] Oriolo Romano (Viterbo, Italy) – 1st International Congress about Heraldry – May 13/14, 2017

MUSEO NAZIONALE DI PALAZZO ALTIERI piazza Umberto I – 01010 Oriolo Romano (Viterbo – Italia) tel. 0699837145 ————- CENTRO STUDI ARALDICI piazza della Repubblica, 4 – 21051 Arcisate (Varese – Italia) ————————————————————————————————————————————————————- 1st International Congress about Heraldry CALL FOR PAPERS The Congress will take place in the Sala degli Avi of Palazzo Altieri, Oriolo Romano (Viterbo), on Saturday, May 13th and Sunday, May 14th 2017. The first day will…