Sulmona

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to: navigation, search
Logo-new.jpg
Heraldry of the World
Araldica del Mondo
Italy.jpg
Italian heraldry portal
Araldica d'Italia
Araldica Civica
Italy-flag.gif

SULMONA

Region : Abruzzo
Province : L'Aquila

Stemma di Sulmona

Official blazon

Di rosso, alle quattro lettere d'oro maiuscole SMPE ordinate in banda.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 2, 1410 (?) by Ladislao di Durazzo.

The letter S.M.P.E. = Sulmo Mihi Patria Est (Sulmona is my bithplace) in the arms are written by the Roman writer by Ovidius Naso, who was born in Sulmona.


Stemma di Sulmona

The arms in a travel book, 1996.

Literature : Image from http://www.araldicacivica.it


Help maintaining Heraldry of the World !

Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (stickers, papers, books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.

All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.