Local legends can sometimes reveal more about a place than facts, often with a voice that dates from antiquity. With metaphors and symbols, traditional local legends united cities, kingdoms, and communities, giving consciousness, identity and creative vigor to ancient Rome and the Italian Communities. This in-depth study offers a panorama of Tuscan legends with careful analysis thet reveal the richness of these fantastical resources and their contribution to the heritage of this region.
1st edition: March 2011
1st reprint: October 2020