Church of San Liberatore, Atri

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The church of San Liberatore is located in Atri in Duchi Acquaviva square, near the ducal palace. Built in the fourteenth or fifteenth century, it was the votive chapel of the Dukes Acquaviva, where the Blessed Rodolfo Acquaviva prayed. The …

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Pila fountain, Atri

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The Pila fountain is one of the fourteen archaeological fountains of Atri. It is situated on the southern slope of the Maralto hill, east of the city of art, on the old road that connects Atri to Pineto. It receives …

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Chapter museum, Atri

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The chapter museum of Atri is housed in the former residence of the canons, part of the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta. It was founded in 1912 by Archbishop Raffaele Tini and is one of the oldest chapter museums of …

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Mosaics of Atri

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The ancient story of Atri is also testified by its mosaics. Underneath the altar of the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta some archaeological remains of the baths, including beautiful black-tesserae mosaics of the second century AD, depicting fish and dolphins, …

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Andrea De Litio

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Andrea De Litio is the most famous Renaissance painter of Abruzzo. It is believed that he was born in Lecce dei Marsi (AQ) in 1420, and died in Atri (TE) in 1492. The biography of De Litio is uncertain, but …

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Rocca of Capo d’Atri

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The Rocca of Capo d’Atri is located in Atri in Largo Santo Spirito, in Capo d’Atri district. It was built for want of the viceroy of Abruzzi Luigi di Savoia in 1392 and enlarged in 1414. Today only a bastion …

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