Sulmona

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SULMONA

Region : Abruzzo
Province : L'Aquila

Stemma di Sulmona

Official blazon

Di rosso, alle quattro lettere d'oro maiuscole SMPE ordinate in banda.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 2, 1410 (?) by Ladislao di Durazzo.

The letter S.M.P.E. = Sulmo Mihi Patria Est (Sulmona is my bithplace) in the arms are written by the Roman writer by Ovidius Naso, who was born in Sulmona.


Stemma di Sulmona

The arms in a travel book, 1996.

Literature : Image from http://www.araldicacivica.it