Ascoli Satriano

Ascoli Satriano

Ascoli Satriano is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy.


Ascoli (known as Asculum) was a city of the Dauni. It was the seat of two early Roman battles (see Battle of Asculum)(1). Later Sulla build a military colony here.

In the mid-9th century it was set on fire by the Saracens. In 1040 it rebelled against the Byzantines and, the following year, in the nearby was fought a decisive battle which granted the Normans the rule over southern Italy.

Main sights

  • The Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral (12th century)
  • Church of St. John the Baptist (12th century)
  • Church of the Incoronata (15th century)

Americans of Ascoli Satriano

Louis (Luigi)Merola,North Providence (RHODE ISLAND-USA)

Gerardo Ciarambino,professor Qeensboorg Community College

Biagio Ciotto "Billy" for Americans served as a state senator from Connecticut from 1995 to 2007.


For more information Satriano

External links

A late roman Villa at Faragola (Ascoli Satriano), ITALY


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