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Amelia, is a city of ancient origins: it was certainly among the first Italic centers. According to the tradition attested to in the work of the scholar Cato the Elder, Ameria, as it was called in Roman times, was founded by the eponymous Amiro in the year 1134 BC, 963 years before the Roman war against the king of Macedonia, Perseus . Testimony of this age are the monumental polygonal walls (V-IV century BC), that surround most of the town, together with those Roman and medieval, for about 2 km.
border town, before umbra then Roman, Amelia has many reminders of its past: the town walls, which is the most important monument, we mention the interesting old town, which stretches for about 25 ha, with its layers, the numerous Renaissance palaces, churches, remains of mosaics and hot baths.

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Additional Photos by Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13791 W: 132 N: 28071] (164785)
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