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By William Lowell Putnam

ISBN-10: 189182466X

ISBN-13: 9781891824661

William Putnam’s publication chronicles the heritage of 2 very important routes throughout the Alps, that are dedicated to treasuring the historical past of Mont Cenis and the nice Saint Bernard passages. either one of those passes have been prominently and regularly utilized by the Romans in developing and keeping their empire. it truly is surmised that Hannibal and his troops discovered elephant-friendly passages in the course of the Mont Cenis hall. either passes have been embellished with hospices/shelters close to their crest and either now were bypassed by way of smooth tunnels. regardless of those similarities, their historical prominence derives from pretty diverse occasions and elements. “There is not any passage of the Alps that gives to the traveller higher excitement, both within the amusement or the recollection of his trip to Italy, than that by way of the nice Saint Bernard. Beside the wildness of this alpine move, and the great thing about the valley of Aosta, by which the line (down) to Turin maintains after it leaves the mountains, the type reception that he studies from the non secular group on the hospice at the summit of the Saint Bernard, is remembered so long as he should be thankful for the devotion that induces those first-class males to provide the traveller their welcome, and unfold for him their hospitality within the wilderness.” Herein lies the histories of those passes and tales of many tourists one of the Alps — instructed up to attainable of their personal words.

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