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San Vito- Narni
The square tower stands in the center of the castle in a dominant position and has always served as a "sentinel" for the control of the surrounding territory, dating back to Roman times. Around the first half of the first century AD under the emperor Marcus Aurelius, (as we read in a note by the Latin historian Svetonius, about other similar towers) Rome used a series of towers of "vedetta", erected on fortified forts, at the top of hills, along the sub-Apennine ridge and the Tiber valley, which were used, with an ingenious transmission system, that from above reflected the communications from Rome to the north of the empire and vice versa.

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Additional Photos by Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14706 W: 131 N: 30081] (173216)
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