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Posts Tagged ‘ Arezzo saracen jousting ’

TUSCANY: Arezzo Jousting of the Saracens : 5 September

Aug 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Events

Arezzo’s Jousting of the Saracens (Giostra del Saracino) draws contestants to the historic Piazza Giorgio Vasari, competing for the coveted prize of the Golden Lance. Gallant knights on battle horses, flag-bearers, trumpeters and people in medieval costume fill the streets. Knights score points on a shield held by a rotating puppet called the Saracen, a […]