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Pordenone (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)

Comune di Pordenone

Last modified: 2005-11-12 by dov gutterman
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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

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

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