subject date: 2004-01-15

caption: CHESS the public square of the castle of Marostica while the game is being carried out on the giant chessboard, ancient medioevale tradition represented the second weekend of the month of september in the equal years. Rare photography, 1920 approximately. The history of the Game goes back to 1454 when Marostica was part of the Veneta Republic. Two knights Rinaldo d' Angarano and Vieri from Vallonara, fell in love themselves of Lionora, daughter of Taddeo Parisio Castellano of Marostica and therefore they were defied in duel. But the Castellano, than did not want to inimicare the two young people and to lose them in duel, forbade the crash and decided that Lionora would have married who had won a game to the noble game of chess: the defeated one would have become same its relative marrying Oldrada, the daughter smaller. Still today the show is repeated with enthusiasm gives beyond 550 figuring.

category: HIS

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country: Italia

credit: Fototeca Gilardi

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continent: Europa

image century : XX

image epoch: Moderno

subject century: XV

subject epoch: Medioevo

technique: Fotografia

id: 5000

file name: FSNgilardi_39512.jpg


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