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Campi Castle
The Castello di Campi, for many centuries, was under the influence of the nearby and powerful Abbey of Sant’Eutizio. Norcia following the strengthening of the imperial party in Umbria, in the first half of the thirteenth century, with the help of Frederick II in 1227 he took possession of the castle of Presenzano, located near Campi Basso, plundering and destroying it, then also taking possession of the same Fields. On 22 July 1250 the Cardinal Legate Capocci recognized the possession of Campi in Norcia, but the concession increased the appetites of the butchers. The abbot of Sant'Eutizio Teodino, in order to make peace, on 21 October 1257, acknowledges the possession of the Villa di Campi in the municipality of Norcia, which, surrounded by walls in 1288, became one of the most important nursini castles, both for its location geographical area, to control the road network that crosses the Campiana valley, and because it is located near the boundaries of the powerful Abbey of Sant'Eutizio and the Municipality of Visso. Proof of the prosperity of the settlement, its importance and its wealth is the presence of as many as 22 churches, oratories and convents. The 2016 earthquake damaged it considerably, the photo prior to the seismic event.

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 18013 W: 130 N: 37949] (205719)
  • Genre: Miejsca
  • Medium: Kolorowe
  • Date Taken: 2007-04-25
  • Naświetlenie: f/0.7, 30 sekund
  • Wersja zdjęcia: Oryginalna wersja
  • Date Submitted: 2020-11-29 0:39
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