"Open a window over history!..." Florence Favorite Tip by Sergiuz

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Favorite thing: <BR><HR><EM>Open a window over history! :))</EM> <FONT COLOR=BLUE><B>San Gimignano</FONT></B> gained the status of <EM><FONT COLOR=GREEN>free Commune</FONT></EM> in the 12th century though threatened by <FONT COLOR=RED><B>Florence</FONT></B>. In 1325 it joined the <EM><B>'Lega Guelfa'</B> (Guelph League)</EM> but, also due to the struggles between local families families, in <B>1354</B> Florence imposed its rule over the town.<BR><HR>

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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