Da Romano s Curse save Cunizza from her Fate

Cultural & Theme Tours in Verona

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PASSIONSMedieval History, Historical reenactment of Medieval history, Writing in the Middle AgesWE WARMLY WELCOMETeens and adults, singles, couples and families, passionate about medieval history, and keen to being protagonists of the Venetian 13thcentury.minimum booking available: from 2 people
Around 1259 AC, the Region of Treviso. The fierce warlord Ezzelino Da Romano conquered important cities like Verona, Vicenza, Treviso.Cunizza Da Romano, younger sister of Ezzelino, famous for her sweetness, is concerned about her family’s safety whose increased power attracted the hatred and discontent of citizens and ribelious nobles. In the fortified hill of San Zenone degli Ezzelini, Cunizza is now guest of Alberico. Even in such a stronghold, the enemies of the family are preparing their ambush. Hearing about it, Alberico sends his best “masnadiere” (his faithful soldier and servant) to call all the bravest knights to save Cunizza and the family from certain death.Yesterday you told me you would be part of this valiant group, to gain honor and wealth for Da Romano’s familySo it’s decided! We will meet tomorrow at sunrise, at the feet of the Hill.Angelo, in the shoes of Alberico’s masnadiere, accompanies you to San Zenone Hill to relive the story of the medieval family Da Romano, which is to be told by Cunizza, younger sister of the tyrrant Ezzelino. You will take part in a Medieval laboratory of Fencing, participate in a medieval battle between rivalry fractions of Da Romano’s family, followed by a trial, where, together with the other knights, you will make part of the defense in front of the Judge. You will write a precious scroll and put your signature and seal on it in wax and to accomplish it will participate in an exclusive laboratory of medieval writing. At last, you are to be nominated a knight or dame followed by a refreshment and photo distribution.PROGRAMME • Meet Angelo in Villa Rubelli • Clothing change to enter the historical experience • Meet Cunizza and hear her Story • Panoramic walk on the Hill • Battle show between the two fractions done by historical reenactors • Laboratory of Medieval Fencing • Laboratory of Medieval, scroll writing • Trial against Cunizza in the historical site • “Medieval aperitif” and historical epilogue • Additional photos and videos can be shared on the social platform of Artès organization

What’s included

  • Participation in a historical reenactment event, organized by 10 expert historical reenactors, medieval clothing, medieval items that will be worn and used during the experience, reenactors will be co-actors during the event, access to villa Rubelli, access to San Zenone’s historical site thanks to “Sodalitas Ecelinorum” association. Both laboratories of Fencing and medieval writing with all related material. Final medieval refreshments at the end with typical local products.
  • Snacks

What’s not included