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Encyclopedia > Carsoli
Comune di Carsoli
Coat of arms of Comune di Carsoli
Municipal coat of arms
Country Italy Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province L'Aquila (AQ)
Mayor Carlo Fedeli (since June 2004)
Elevation 616 m
Area 95 km²
Population
 - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 5,235
 - Density 54/km²
Time zone CET, UTC+1
Coordinates 42°06′N 13°05′E
Gentilic Carsolani
Dialing code 0863
Postal code 67061
Frazioni Colli di Montebove, Montesabinese, Pietrasecca, Poggio Cinolfo, Tufo Basso, Tufo di Carsoli, Villa Romana
Patron Santa Vittoria
 - Day December 23
Website: www.comune.carsoli.aq.it

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Coordinates: 42°06′N 13°05′E Carsoli is a town and commune in the province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo (central [[Italy]). What follows is a description of the ancient Roman city, which lies 4 km southwest of the modern town (of which this article contains not a word). Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Aquila (It. ... Abruzzo is a region of central Italy bordering Marche to the north, Lazio to the west and south-west, Molise to the south-east and the Adriatic Sea to the east. ...


History

The city, known as Carsioli, was founded in the country of the Aequi between 302 and 298 BCE, just after the establishment of Alba Fucens, no doubt as a stronghold to guard the road to the latter. It is mentioned in 211 BCE as one of the twelve out of thirty Latin colonies which protested their inability to furnish more men or money for the war against Hannibal. It is known that, in 168 BCE, it was used as a place of confinement for political prisoners. It was sacked in the Social War, but probably became a municipium after it. The Aequi were an ancient people of Italy, whose name occurs constantly in Livys first decade as hostile to Rome in the first three centuries of the citys existence. ... Alba Fucens (mod. ... (Redirected from 211 BCE) Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC Decades: 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC - 210s BC - 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC Years: 216 BC 215 BC 214 BC 213 BC 212 BC - 211 BC... Hannibal is one of the most common prenames in Punic and we know several military commanders (strategos) with this prename during the Punic Wars, while their family names or nicknames are often not recorded. ... (Redirected from 168 BCE) Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC Decades: 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC - 160s BC - 150s BC140s BC 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC Years: 173 BC 172 BC 171 BC 170 BC 169 BC - 168 BC - 167... Template:Campaignbox Social War This article is about the conflict between Rome and her allies between 91 and 88 BC The Social War (also called the Italian War or the Marsic War, Social come from Socii meaning ¨Allies¨) was a war from 91 – 88 BC between the Roman Republic and...


The modern town of Carsoli first appears in a diploma of 866 CE, but the old site does not seem to have been abandoned until the 13th century. Events Fujiwara no Yoshifusa becomes regent of Japan, starting the Fujiwara regentship. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ...


Main sights

The line of the city walls (originally in tufa, and reconstructed in limestone), built of rectangular blocks, can still be seen. There are remains of several ancient buildings, including the podium or base, of a temple, and also the ancient branch road from the Via Valeria. The forty-third milestone of the Via Valeria still lies at or near its original site; it was set up by Nerva in 97 CE. Tufa is the name for an unusual geological formation. ... Limey shale overlaid by limestone. ... Via Valeria, an ancient Roman road of Italy was the continuation north-eastwards of the Via Tiburtina. ... For other uses, see Nerva (disambiguation). ... Centuries: 1st century BC - 1st century - 2nd century Decades: 0s BC - 0s - 10s - 20s - 30s - 40s - 50s - 60s - 70s - 80s - 90s - 100s Years: 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 Events Pope Evaristus succeeds Pope Clement I Tacitus advanced to consulship. ...


Some 2 kilometers to the northwest of Carsioli are the remains of an ancient aqueduct consisting of a buttressed wall of concrete crossing a valley. Pont du Gard, France, a Roman aqueduct built circa 19 BC. It is one of Frances top tourist attractions and a World Heritage Site. ...


This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain. Encyclopædia Britannica, the 11th edition The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910–1911) is perhaps the most famous edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ...


External link

  • Carsioli, A Description of the Site and the Roman Remains T. Ashby and G. J. Pfeiffer in Supplementary Papers of the American School in Rome, Vol. I, pp108‑140, transcribed at LacusCurtius.

 
 

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