Artogne, (Brescia)
Artogne (Artògne in camunian dialect) is an Italian comune of 3,591 inhabitants in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (Italy).GeographyArtogne lies on the left side of Oglio river, between the towns of Gianico, Pian Camuno and Rogno.HistoryIn 1233 Artogne became property of the Brusati family.In 1331 Zanone called "Mastaio" and Ziliolo Federici, sons of Bojaco of Gorzone, bought all the property that Girardo Brusati owned in the land of Artogne.Artogne is indicated on the 1508 map of Valle Camonica designed by Leonardo da Vinci, which is kept at the Royal Library of Windsor, in Great Britain.In 1912 a severe flood hit the village.In 1927 the town merged with that of Pian Camuno, creating the town of Pian d'Artogne. This was split again in 1957.On July 26, 1944 Battista Pedersoli, Giacomo Marioli and Antonio Cotti Cottiniare were killed at the Cascina Campelli by nazi-fascists.Monuments and places of interestReligious architecturesThe churches of Artogne are:Church of Santa Maria to Elizabeth, said of the Visitation, fifteenth of origin: the portal of entry is the date 1532;Church of Sant'Andrea fifteenth of style with bell tower of the 15th century.The presbytery is separated from the nave by an iron grating.Parish of Saints Cornelius and Cyprian, the portal in "stone of Sarnico" contains the word "pietas polùpuli erexit years 1751/cornelio et cypria martiribus". The staircase is of the 1959.Civil architecturesThere are several houses of Federici, including one with a stone portal of Sarnico and studded wooden door of the 15th century.SocietyDemographic trendsTraditions and folkloreThe scütüm are in camunian dialect nicknames, sometimes personal, elsewhere showing the characteristic features of a community. The one which characterize the people of Artogne are Patàte, Mascherpine, maia mèlga, Màgole.SportPeople linked to Artogne:Nadia FanchiniElena FanchiniReferencesBibliographyPanazza, Gaetano; Araldo Bertolini (1984). Arte in Val Camonica - vol 3 (in Italian). Brescia: Industrie grafiche bresciane. External links(Italian) Historical photos - Intercam(Italian) Historical photos - Lombardia Beni Culturali