PALAZZO FERRETTI SOUVENIRS
postcard from Pietrasanta (1 Euro)
receive a postcard from Pietrasanta, with greetings from us, by ordinary
You can choose
between three different postcards.
1: “Dome Square”, watercolor by S.Vitali
2: “Satellite map”, Google ©
3: “Bozzetti Museum”, photo by G.Vitali
magnetic calendar (about 20 x 15 cm) from Pietrasanta (2 Euro)
receive a magnetic calendar (about 20 x 15 cm), with greetings from us, by
a T-shirt of Pietrasanta (10 Euro each
receive a cotton wool T-shirt (“Hic Manebimus Optime” at Pietrasanta) by
Optime” is a trademark of Palazzo Ferretti ©
What does “Hic
manebimus optime” mean ?
reports about it.
was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome (“Ab Urbe
Condita”) about the origin of Rome (traditionally dated to 753 BC)
through the reign of Augustus (the age when Jesus Christ was born).
Titus Livius wrote
that the sentence “Hic manebimus optime”
was pronounced by a soldier during the civil war between
“plebei” (poors) and “patrizi” (aristocrats). Plebei were against Patrizi
because their poor condition of life: plebei were not slaves but “working
poors” under the orders of Patrizi families.
At that time,
Marcus Furius Camillus, a very important senator, addressed to the plebei
who intended to abandon the city and commute to Velio, an old city that was
gained by Rome in nearby.
Camillus didn’t success to convince the plebei to remain at Rome, and they
were on the point to leave Rome when a “centuriore” (a Roman soldier), that
was coming back from the battle against Velio,
stopped in the area and said: “Hic manebimus optime”, i.e. “Here we’ll stay
very well”. The plebei understood that Rome was a good place to live, and
they changed theur minds. The Rome history went on thanks the “Hic manebimus
Palazzo Ferretti ? Why we like this sentence ?
We want to use
this motto because we think that Pietrasanta is a nice place to enjoy, to
have holidays, to relax, to study art and history, to carve marble, to have
beach holidays and so on.
HOW TO BUY A
How to buy a
postcard by ordinary mail from Pietrasanta (1 Euro each postcard), a
magnetic calendar by ordinary mail from Pietrasanta (2 Euro each calendar),
a T-shirt by ordinary mail from Pietrasanta (10 Euro each T-Shirt):
Click here to pay by credit card (1 euro
each postcard, 2 Euro each calendar, 10 Euro each T-shirt)
Click here to email us your choice: write us your full address
(first name, surname, address, zip code, town, country) and how many
postcards, calendars or T-shirts would you like to buy.
Please ensure that you enter the following
information: the number of postcards (1, 2 or 3) and the size of your
T-shirt (European size): Small, Medium, Large, Extra-Large.