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Published on:  2018-02-12 09:22:00

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In 1501 Cardinal Carafa placed here a statue of Menelaus supporting the body of Patroclus, already poorly tanned.  The Romans made it one of the « talking statues » of the city where they affixed their satirical essays.  They called it Pasquino by a tailor equipped with a satirical vein, from which the « pasquinades » to say verbal attacks on the politics or the administration of the city.

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