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It is the legend of the giant Antigon who choppes off the hands of sailors refusing to pay their toll....se-e comment
Uploaded: Aug, 13 2007 | Taken: Jul, 18 2007| Viewed: 37 times  | 4 votes
Camera: NIKON | Model: COOLPIX S4 | Exposure 10/6510s, ISO 50 | FLength: 24mm | SW: Picasa 3.0

frenchfrog - Aug, 13 2007 09:08am
But the Roman Silvius Brabo conquered the giant, chopped off his hand and threw it into the river, by doing so he became a hero of the city, from this...Antwerp means hand throwing.

rangutan - Aug, 14 2007 08:08am
.... most amazing trivia, thanks! I'll add your 2 images to the the GLOBOflags theme gallery soon too.


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