The Scala family ruled Verona between the XIII and XIV century. Mastino, Cansignorio, Cangrande are the leading names of the Scala family. Power, intrigues, treasons, murders, art and poetry (Cangrande was the patron of Dante, Petrarch and Giotto): a fascinating medieval history.
In my photo you can see the tomb of Cansignorio della Scala... read more
The red flag bears the insigna of the Scala family.