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The Callone of Valiano

The construction of Callone di Valiano, also known as the Valiano Sluice gate, was agreed to in 1718 at Città della Pieve by the Pontiff Clemente XI and Cosimo III, the Grand Duke of Tuscany

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Chiusi
Chiusi
A LONG HISTORY: FROM THE ETRUSCANS TO TODAY
On the border with Umbria, in a tranquil and relaxing countryside, sits the ancient city of Chiusi, which according to Roman sources was one of the first and most important Etruscan cities: the historian Servius stated that it was founded by either the hero Clusius, son of Tyrrhenus, the prince of Lydia – who according to Herodotus led the migration that established the Etruscan community – ...
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