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