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Roverella of Repentance
Name: Downy Oak of Repentance
Genus species : Quercus pubescens Willd.
Common name : downy oak
M circumference . : 3.97
Height m . : 18 ( estimated )
Estimated age : 200 years
Location: Giorgi
Town: Castiglione del Lago
Province: Perugia
Umbria
Information on the location of the tree and how to get there : It is located in the town of Castiglione del Lago, between Pozzuolo and Rhyl, in the locality of Giorgi 's pretty easy to get to, just follow the signs that lead to the homonymous farm
Description: famous oak tree , according to legend Margaret of Cortona himself under his lover 's corpse stem Arsenio murdered , he repented of his dissolute life and became a saint, if that were the oak would have more than seven hundred years , we would doubt . Of fine bearing its bark at the bifurcation of the branches is more completely covered with moss , beside the oak tree , lies the little church built in 1756 in memory of repentance S. Margaret.

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9277 W: 132 N: 17822] (115987)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-01-16
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/11, 1/80 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-01-20 9:15
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