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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equestrian_Statue_of_Marcus_Aurelius

 

http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statua_equestre_di_Marco_Aurelio

[...] ON THE NIGHT OF NOVEMBER 29, 1849, AT THE INCEPTION OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ROMAN REPUBLIC, A MASS PROCESSION SET UP THE RED-WHITE-GREEN TRICOLORE (NOW FLAG OF ITALY, THEN A NEW AND HIGHLY "SUBVERSIVE" FLAG) IN THE HANDS OF THE MOUNTED MARCUS AURELIUS.

 

[...] NEL 1979, UN ATTENTATO DINAMITARDO AL VICINO PALAZZO SENATORIO DANNEGGIĂ’ IL BASAMENTO MARMOREO DELLA STATUA.*

 

 

*GOOGLE TRANSLATION:

IN 1979, A BOMB ATTACK NEAR AL SENATORIAL PALACE

DAMAGED STAND MARBLE STATUE.