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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Verona                          452

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 then we emerge into the Arena oval, surrounded by stone terraces of 45 tiers capable of seating 27.000 (the guide says 65000), over the principal entrances at each end are small balconies reserved for the King.  Only a small part of the original wall above the seats remain the earthquake having dismantled them, and a large part of the seats have been renewed. Exteriorly it is 546 ft long. 436 ft wide.   Arena is 239 by 141 ft.   The steps are 18 inches high with frequent openings leading back into promenade halls.  Imagination is rife with the probable history of this old Roman relic-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 1 We stopped before the old dingy Palaces Portulucca, Canova Palaccio +c famous in Verona history. Around the extensive fortified town wall, by the ancient large gateways Romana, Nenovo, Stuppa, +c   Past the dingy brick Castello Vecchio the ancient Palace of the Scaligers now an arsenal, large, with square towers, connected with the opposite shore of the Adige by a high fortified brick bridge. The city has two square bell towers (campaniles) 300 ft high-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 1 We stopped before the church of St. Zenone an old brick edifice, whose front portals are ornamented with bas relief carvings 700 years old, scriptural subjects, rude but interresting [sic]- large “figlearies”, +c

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Thence we drove beyond the city wall to the Campo Santo (cemetery), consisting of a level piece of ground about ten acres, square.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 [-Ampitheatre interior-]

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