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About Markus Wiedemeier

born in Switzerland I live since 35 years in Genoa - Italy. I work as an International Freight Forwarder in the Shipping & Transport business. Enjoy photography, economy, politics, philosophy. Meeting and sharing experiences with people and most of all I enjoy to meet our guests in the historic city of Genoa.

Art and Architecture

This essay on Medieval Genoa is written by Professor Stephen A. Epstein of the History Department of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Professor George L. Gorse of the Art History Department of Pomona College, Claremont, CA After visiting Genoa in 1352, Petrarch (Le familiari, 14, 5, 23-5) wrote an important, early humanist laudation to [...]

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Economic Life

This essay on Medieval Genoa is written by Professor Stephen A. Epstein of the History Department of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Professor George L. Gorse of the Art History Department of Pomona College, Claremont, CA  (Watercolor painted by Jorge Eugenio Banzas, an Argentine artist living in Genoa in the eighties) Genoa and its [...]

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History and Municipal Institutions

This essay on Medieval Genoa is written by Professor Stephen A. Epstein of the History Department of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Professor George L. Gorse of the Art History Department of Pomona College, Claremont, CA   The classical Genua was a modest Roman provincial town at the head of the gulf of Liguria, [...]

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Physical Characteristics and Origins

This essay on Medieval Genoa is written by Professor Stephen A. Epstein of the History Department of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Professor George L. Gorse of the Art History Department of Pomona College, Claremont, CA Genoa is a maritime theatre. Like a Greek theatre, the Apennines branch from the Alps, dramatically framing this [...]

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Day Hikes Near Genoa – Walk N° 6

This guide is a contribution from G.R. Horn, one of our guests, who has contributed, to make also your stay a pleasant experience.   Campi - Righi (Genova) This walk is the easiest of them all and the one closest to Genova itself. The walk itself takes no more than two hours, and it only [...]

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