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the memory of stones

HERCULES, the hero of legend

Coats of arms of Colmar on the facade of the ancient City hall Turenne street

 Hercule's bludgeon is the emblem of the city of COLMAR.

According to the legend, HERCULE would have misled his bludgeon during a journey in the region.

But in the fact, why would not be it not the bludgeon of the emperor COMMODUS?

Marcus Aurelius Commodus


Been born to Lanuvium in 161 - died in Rome in 192

Roman emperor (180 - 192).

Son of Marcus Aurelius, he abandoned the military politics of his father. The extravagances (he became identified with Hercule) and the cruelties were worth her being murdered.