“Love Justice, You Who Rule the Earth”: Siena’s City Hall

While most Italian cities have a church on their main square, Siena’s Il Campo gathers around a symbol of an independent republic — its City Hall.

I’m here with my friend and guide, Anna Piperato, getting inspired by the Sienese commitment to good government. This message from the 1300s seems like it was addressed to us in 2019.

 

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