Villa de Giorgi

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Built by the renowned phthisiologist (tuberculosis specialist) Gioacchino de Giorgi, Villa de Giorgi is a mansion located in Monteroni di Lecce, Puglia, southern Italy. The building's architecture and style are Medieval with battlements and Gothic-styled windows. The garden includes statues, bucolic amenities and an open-theatre.

The following epigraph is engraved at the villa's entrance and replicates the greeting to the visitor entering the Tuscanian town of Siena through the Camollìa gate:

DE GIORGI GENS HIC COR TIBI MAGIS PANDIT
(Latin for: "de Giorgi Family, here wider thy heart opens")

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