Marzabotto

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Marzabotto
Comune di Marzabotto
Marzabotto acropolis
Marzabotto acropolis
Marzabotto is locatit in Italy
Marzabotto
Marzabotto
Location o Marzabotto in Italy
Coordinates: 44°20′20″N 11°12′20″E / 44.33889°N 11.20556°E / 44.33889; 11.20556
KintraItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceBologna (BO)
Frazionisee leet
Govrenment
 • MayorEdoardo Masetti (syne Juin 2004)
Area
 • Total74 km2 (29 sq mi)
Elevation
130 m (430 ft)
Population
 (31 January 2010)
 • Tot6,754
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Marzabottesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
52100
Dialin code051
Patron sauntSaunt Joseph an Saunt Charles
Saunt dayMarch 19
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Marzabotto is a smaw toun an comune in Italian region Emilia-Romagna, pairt o the province o Bologna. It is locatit 27 kilometres (17 mi) sooth-soothwast o Bologna bi rail, an lees in the valley o the Reno. A massacre o inhabitants teuk place thare in Warld War II.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In an belaw the grunds o the Villa Aria, close tae the ceety, are the remains o a Etruscan toun o the 5t hunderyear BC, Misa, protectit on the wast bi the muntains, on the east an sooth bi the river, which bi a chynge o course haes destroyed aboot hauf o it. The acropolis wis juist belaw the villa: here remains o temples wur foond.

The toun lay belaw the modren heich-road an wis laid oot on a rectangular plan dividit bi main streets intae aicht quairters, an these in turn intae blocks or insulae. Cemeteries wur foond on the east an north o the steid. The name o the place is unkent: it wis pairtially inhabitit later bi the Gauls, but wis no occupee'd bi the Romans.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  •  This airticle incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Marzabotto" . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Marzabotto temples