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Origins of Italia
Photograph by David Alan Harvey

The streets of Sulmona in the Abruzzi region hum with daily life. But back in 91 B.C. this region buzzed with discord. The Peligni people who inhabited this area had joined other Italics to demand equality with Roman citizens. The united groups pronounced themselves a nation—named Italia—and declared war on Rome. The Romans defeated the alliance, but granted the Italics Roman citizenship.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon D100
Film Type: Digital
Lens: 28mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/500 @ f/6.3
Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Time of Day: Morning
Lighting Techniques: Natural light


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