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Thursday 16 August 2018
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HISTORY

History of the city

Assisi (PG) - Originally an Umbrian settlement, under Rome Assisi became a municipium with the name of Asisium. Up until the 13th century the city perimeters remained the same as they had been in Roman times. Bishop Rufino evangelised Assisi in 238 AD. Wrested from the Goths of Totila in
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Town of Roman origin

Giano dell'Umbria (PG) - Giano dell'Umbria is a town located up the hill, at the Monte Martano (1094 meters) slopes. More or less midway between Spoleto, Todi and Foligno, it has very ancient origins, probably Roman, also judging the god with two faces that gave to the city its name. you can still find some remains of Walls and Roman Villa discovered near the city ...
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Over 2500 years of history

Spoleto (PG) - Although traces indicate that man has inhabited this place since prehistory, the city of Spoleto was founded by the Umbrians around 1000BC. Already in the 3rd century BC the city came under the influence of Rome in the form of a colony named Spoletium. After the severe defeat suffered by the Romans at the Battle of Lake Trasimene, Spoleto successfully fended off Hannibal’s besieging armies and
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