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Preda Ringadora, Modena

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  • Let me start by saying that I believe the prey Ringadora should not be considered an attraction in its own right, but a peculiarity of Piazza Grande, where it is now located. The prey consists of an enormous Boulder rectangular (3 x 2 m approx) pink marble, which suggests an origin in Verona, perhaps when in the 12th century the Cathedral of Modena was partially refitted in Gothic style. Popular tradition has it that the name of Pedra Ringadora derives from the fact that several speakers there climbed above for haranguing the people. Actually such use there is, however, no concrete historical feedback, while instead gave yourself that stone were chained to debtors, which were so exposed to public ridicule. La Pedra Ringadora was also called the stone of disgrace.
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  • Did not expect me to find this stone in the middle of the plaza... say here gained that spoke to the people of the time, also I heard that on it is saw mistreatment of prisoners etc... the case is that a simple stone, arouses some curiosity, and they have done well to keep it that way...
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  • prey ringadora, recently restored, is located between the Cathedral and the palazzo comunale. its name derives from the medieval custom that allowed those who wanted to "harangue" who was willing to listen. Evidently today this no longer takes place; This beautiful "Saxon" is now used to make you climb the children, especially on the occasion of the feast of St Geminianus, children have fun as you can by playing each other, between the concern of parents (and grandparents whom I am, especially) who fear dangerous falls. The beauty of the stone, as well as due to the large size of this stone, therefore right at the heart of one who has so many memories ... ... ... ...
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