0 Likes

Istia d'Ombrone-Chiesa San Salvatore-
Tuscany

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Istia_d%27Ombrone Church of San Salvatore, dating to the 13th century, was many times restored in the centuries to come. It conserves a wooden sculpture dating to the 1400 of the Sienese School, a contemporary painting of the Madonna con bambino by Giovanni di Paolo and another painting by Vincenzo Tamagni of 1528. In the area surrounding the centre of Istia there have been found some ruins of ancient habitations dating back to the Etruscan era in the area of Poggio Cavallo. It was habitated also during the Roman era, as testified by some construction materials reused in later periods to build the walls of Istia. In that period there was also a series of roads which crossed the area allowing communication with the Prile Lake and with the hinterland. However the centre of Istia arose as a settlement fortified along the Valley of Ombrone and from 862 was owned by the bishops of Roselle, which had feudal rights with the title of counts and so here they established a residence. Later it passed to the family of the Aldobrandeschi, becoming in 1226 a free Comune with the acceptance of the relative statute. In 1274 it was assigned to the County of Santa Fiora at the moment of the division of the goods and the territories controlled by the Aldobrandeschi family. In the Medieval period the centre became also home to a residence of bishops, after the passage of the diocese from Roselle to Grosseto. In the course of the 14th century it passed under the control of Siena, enduring a very serious demographic decline between 1331 and 1353, also because of the diffusion of the Yersinia pestis which occurred right at the end of that period. In the 15th century Istia had become a feud of the Piccolomini family, even though it continued to maintain the status of free Comune and having a high degree of autonomy within the Republic of Siena. After the final political fall of Siena, Istia become part of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. Consequently there was another demographic fall which stopped only during the course of the 18th century, after the beginning of some restorations done by will of the Lorena. During the Second World War, the 22 March 1944 the massacre of Maiano Lavacchio perpetrated into the nearby countryside; the abridgement process was held at the school of Istia purposely emptied.

Copyright: Renzo Falconi
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Uploaded: 03/08/2012
Updated: 10/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: istia d'ombrone; chiesa; san salvatore; church; grosseto; maremma; tuscany
comments powered by Disqus

Renzo Falconi
Istia d'Ombrone-Chiesa San Salvatore-Inside-
Renzo Falconi
Istia d'Ombrone-Piazza del Castello-
Renzo Falconi
Istia d'Ombrone - Piazzetta Posta -
Renzo Falconi
Istia d'Ombrone - Porta Grossetana -
Renzo Falconi
Panorama collina Az. Falconi
Renzo Falconi
Panorama - Azienda Falconi -
Renzo Falconi
Google Street View Car
Renzo Falconi
Il Parco di Pietra - Roselle (GR)
Renzo Falconi
Sottobosco sulla collina de Il Tino di Moscona
Renzo Falconi
Il Tino di Moscona - inside1 -
Renzo Falconi
Tino di Moscona - Roselle -
Renzo Falconi
Il Tino di Moscona - Roselle - Grosseto -
Lee ByongSoon(이병순)
Kwangju 12074173
rhein-ruhr 360°
Deutsches bergbau museum bochum 3
Mike Wösthoff
Zeeland - near Westkapelle
Georgios Kosmas
Plakes-beach-Astypalaia-Cyclades-Greece-Αστυπάλαια
Pietro Madaschi
Dolomiti - Dolomiten - Dolomites: Lago di Carezza - Karersee and Latemar
John Conway
Key West Beach with kid walking
Lee ByongSoon(이병순)
12070886 panorama
Pascal Moulin
Hôtel d'Assézat de Toulouse - France
Gerwin Jonker
Zillertaler Höhenstrasse
Bill Edwards
Center for Wooden Boats, Boat Shop Interior, Seattle, WA
Lee ByongSoon(이병순)
Hwasun Ssangbongsa 1
Bill Edwards
North Cascades Vintage Fly-In, Hot Rod Hanger, Mears Field, Concrete, WA
Renzo Falconi
Piombino - The small old port -
Renzo Falconi
Cascata del Varone-Varone fall-
Renzo Falconi
Brescia-Piazza della Loggia-
Renzo Falconi
Castello di Porrona-Via della Fiera-
Renzo Falconi
Vittoriale-D'Annunzio's Tomb-
Renzo Falconi
Il Tino di Moscona - out1 -
Renzo Falconi
American Cemetery of Florence-to never forget-
Renzo Falconi
Tino di Moscona - Roselle Terme - Grosseto -
Renzo Falconi
American Cemetery of Florence in Tavarnuzze - to never forget -
Renzo Falconi
Porto S. Stefano-Spanish fortress-Terrace
Renzo Falconi
Scarlino-Chiesa di S. Martino-
Renzo Falconi
Riva del Garda-La Rocca-
More About Tuscany

The Tuscany, one of the most beautiful Italian regions, is known throughout the world for its Landscapes and for the Works of Art that it houses (It is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance). Six localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Historical Center of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pienza, the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa with the Leaning Tower and the Val d'Orcia. It is in the central Italy and borders with Emilia Romagna (north), Marche and Umbria (east) and Lazio (South). The West coast is bathed from the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea; here we can find the islands of the Tuscan archipelago including the island of Elba. The regional capital is Florence and the other provinces are: Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.