Comune

Sassoferrato

Sassoferrato, (Ancona)
Sassoferrato is a town and comune of the province of Ancona in the Marche region of Italy.HistoryTo the south of the town lie the ruins of the ancient Sentinum, on the Via Flaminia. The castle above the town is mentioned from the 11th century; the town belonged to the House of Este from 1208, later to the Atti family, becoming a free municipality in 1460 after the assassination of Luigi degli Atti.GeographySassoferrato borders with the municipalities of Arcevia, Fabriano, Genga, Serra Sant'Abbondio (PU), Pergola (PU), Costacciaro (PG, Umbria) and Scheggia e Pascelupo (PG, Umbria).FrazioniBaruccio, Borgo Sassoferrato, Breccia di Venatura, Cabernardi, Ca' Boccolino, Camarano, Camazzocchi, Canderico, Cantarino, Caparucci, Capoggi, Casalvento, Case Aia, Castagna, Castagna Bassa, Castiglioni, Catobagli, Col Canino, Coldapi, Col della Noce, Doglio, Felcioni, Frassineta, Gaville, Giontarello, La Frasca, Liceto, Mandole, Montelago, Monterosso, Monterosso Stazione, Morello, Pantana, Perticano, Piagge, Piaggiasecca, Piano di Frassineta, Piano di Murazzano, Radicosa, Regedano, Rondinella, Rotondo, San Egidio, San Felice, San Giovanni, San Paolo, San Ugo, Sassoferrato Castello, Schioppetto, Scorzano, Sementana, Seriole, Serra San Facondino, Stavellina, Valdolmo, Valitosa, Venatura.Main sightsTransportationNotable peopleBartolo da Sassoferrato (1313–1359), "Lucerna Juris"Cardinal Alessandro Oliva (1407–1463)Niccolò Perotti (1430–1480), humanistAntonio Perotti (1535–1582), captain named the "Paladin of Italy" by Alessandro FarnesePietro Paolo Agabiti (1470–1540), painter and architectPandolfo Collenuccio (1444–1504), man of lettersGiovan Battista Salvi (1609–1685), Italian Baroque painter, called "the Sassoferrato"Baldassarre Olimpo degli Alessandri (1480? – 1540?), poetLorenzo Parigini (1779–1848), bishop of Urbania and Sant'Angelo in VadoGuido Vitaletti (1866–1936), man of lettersAlberico Pagnani (1881–1979), historianGiuseppe Franciolini (1891–1989), bishop of CortonaEmilio Pettinelli (1896–1980), composerAntonio Lisandrini (1909–1985), priestReferencesExternal links Media related to Sassoferrato at Wikimedia CommonsOfficial website (Italian)Official Tourism website

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