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Sassoferrato

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Sassoferrato is a town and comune of the province of Ancona in the Marche region of Italy. History To 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. Geography Sassoferrato borders with the municipalities of Arcevia, Fabriano, Genga, Serra Sant'Abbondio (PU), Pergola (PU), Costacciaro (PG, Umbria) and Scheggia e Pascelupo (PG, Umbria). Frazioni Baruccio, 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 sights Transportation Notable people Bartolo da Sassoferrato (1313–1359), "Lucerna Juris" Cardinal Alessandro Oliva (1407–1463) Niccolò Perotti (1430–1480), humanist Antonio Perotti (1535–1582), captain named the "Paladin of Italy" by Alessandro Farnese Pietro Paolo Agabiti (1470–1540), painter and architect Pandolfo Collenuccio (1444–1504), man of letters Giovan Battista Salvi (1609–1685), Italian Baroque painter, called "the Sassoferrato" Baldassarre Olimpo degli Alessandri (1480? – 1540?), poet Lorenzo Parigini (1779–1848), bishop of Urbania and Sant'Angelo in Vado Guido Vitaletti (1866–1936), man of letters Alberico Pagnani (1881–1979), historian Giuseppe Franciolini (1891–1989), bishop of Cortona Emilio Pettinelli (1896–1980), composer Antonio Lisandrini (1909–1985), priest References External links Media related to Sassoferrato at Wikimedia Commons Official website (Italian) Official Tourism website
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