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Il Babuino Statue, One Of The Talking Statues Of Rome, Italy.

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Il Babuino (Romanesco: Il Babbuino; Italian: Il Babuino, The Baboon) is one of the talking statues of Rome, Italy. The fountain is situated beside the Chiesa di S. Atanasio dei Greci, in via del Babuino. The statue is an ancient depiction of a reclining Silenus: a character in Roman mythology, half man, half goat. In 1581, Patrizio Grandi, a rich merchant, built a public fountain in the former via Paolina, which he had decorated with this statue. According to the custom established by Pope Pius IV he obtained free water for his house and fields in exchange for donating the fountain to the city. The people of Rome christened the figure "babuino" because they considered it ugly and deformed, like a monkey, and the street was nicknamed the "via del Babuino" as a result, the name eventually becoming the official one. Full HD.

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Item ID:
98670473
Usage:
Editorial
Duration:
00:00:07
Looping:
No
Alpha Matte:
No
Alpha Channel:
No
Model Released:
No
Property Released:
No
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N/A
Compressor Name:
H.264
Average Bitrate:
188 Mbps
Bit Depth:
24