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Honors and Celebration for the Puberty of Young Charles II, King of Spain (1675)

Non contenta l'Aquila di havere applaudito al suo Giove con l'Armi, volle anco ossequiarlo con le Lettere. [1]

In modern-day piazza Santa Margherita in the city of L'Aquila, still surrounded by some of the rubble left over from the 2009 earthquake, a recently restored white and solitary statue dominates and presides over the small empty square that is still part of the Red Zone.



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