....L'Aquila, whose name means "The Eagle" in Italian, was built around 1240 by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and was under French, Spanish and papal domination during the centuries. The high-flying bird was both the emblem of Frederick and reflects the 2,300-foot altitude of the proud city.....
Now you understand why the pope is visiting; EVEN ITS NAME is one of the symbols of the HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE which he is about to REVIVE in HAR ZION, the future and desired seat of the renewed "Holy Roman Empire"!
Remember that the eagle was also the symbol of the Nazis, of the Third Reich, modeled after the Holy Roman Empire. Fitting for Yom Haatzmaut.
The PROUD city is no more; pride shattered... humility instead?
Was under papal domination...
read the rest of the article: very enlightening.