Tag: history

On Women’s Day we commemorate the 11 heroines from Marotta!

It was November 18, 1917. That day there was a violent storm on the Adriatic coast. The villagers from the fishing village of Marotta were shocked to see how the warship of the Italian navy Capellini lost the battle against the harsh conditions: the ship eventually turned over in Falconara and only 4 crew members..

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The Picentes: a display in Numana’s Antiquarium

Thirty years ago, the grave of a rich Picen lady was discovered in Sirolo, possibly a princess or queen of this people: the excavated objects must have been of inestimable value at that time: a coach with seats for two, many jewels of glass beads, shells, and bronze glasses and a whole harness. The woman..

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24 Hours in Jesi

Jesi has always been the reference town during my young age. It is the centre for schools, shopping, history, night life and much more. With its 40.000 inhabitants, Jesi is one of the main towns in the area of Ancona, and with its famous ‚ÄúPalio di San Floriano‚ÄĚ, it becomes more central than ever. According..

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