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Pordenone (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)

Comune di Pordenone

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Pordenone is famous as the birthplace of Odoric of Pordenone (c. 1275-1331), who traveled over land to China in the 1320's. He was beatified in 1755.
Pordenone is at Pordenone Province, Friuli-Venezia Giulia.
Jarig Bakker, 29 December 2001

Photo of the gonfalone at Another photo also at
Eli Gutterman, 10 November 2005

Coat of Arms

image by Francesco Boni de Nobili, 28 December 2001
Modern Coat of Arms

Coat of arms of Pordenone (Italy):
ANCIENT (XIV century): two golden doors open on a blue field.  
MODERN (XV century) two golden doors open on the sea. The field has the colors of the Austrian coat of arms, red/white/red, as given by the Emperor to the town at the beginning of the XV century.  Surrounded by a wreath of laurel(?) and oak, and green-white-red ribbon.  
FASCIST: the same as the modern with fascist symbol  (fasces in the laurel(?) and oak wreath) on the top in a blue field.
Francesco Boni de Nobili, 28 December 2001


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