National Geographic : 1928 Apr
Photographs by Emil SIENA ALSO VENERATES THE MATERNAL WOLF WHO FED ROME'S FOUNDERS Legend ascribes to Senius, son of Remus and nephew of Romulus, the founding of Siena. From him the city is supposed to have derived its name and the emblem of the founders of Rome. The column dates from the fifteenth century. ALONG THIS UNDULATING WAY ONE REACHES SIENA'S CATHEDRAL Like Perugia, Siena spreads over several hills, and itsmany rich architectural gems of medieval times are surrounded bynarrow, winding streets, with steep ascents, which lend apicturesque charm tothe Tuscan capital.