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Alessandria is a city and comune in Piedmont, Italy, and the capital of the Province of Alessandria. The city is sited on the alluvial plain between the Tanaro and the Bormida rivers, about 90 kilometres southeast of Turin.
- also known as Lissandria
- part of Piedmont, Italy, Province of Alessandria
- official website: www.comune.alessandria.it
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by William Hughes
Alessandria is a strongly fortified town, to the southward of Turin. Genoa, at the head of the gulf to which it gives name, is one of the most considerable of Italian seaports. Spezia is an important seaport and arsenal, to the south-east of Genoa.
Medieval Italy (2004)
An Encyclopedia by Christopher Kleinhenz
Alessandria is a commune in the Piedmont region along the Tanaro River in the Marengo plain. The first settlement (c. 1164) was named Civitas Nova or Cesaria and was founded by the Ghibelline William V “the Elder,” marquis of Montferrat, ...
Near Alessandria is a rock of crystalline porous limestone imbued with naphta, and from which petroleum trickles. At all these localities there are churches dedicated to the Virgin, (madonna dell olio,) and the fountains themselves are under ...
by Sidney Edwards Morse, Jedidiah Morse
Alessandria is a strong town ...
by John Francon Williams
Alessandria is a strongly fortilied town, to the southward of Turin. Genoa, at the head of the gulf to which it gives name, is one of the most considerable of Italian seaports. Spezia is an important seaport and arsenal, to the south-east of Genoa.
The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia (2005)
by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, Stephen Adams
Tim Redman II Popolo di Alessandria From November 1943 to April 1945, Pound contributed more than sixty entries to the fascist fortnightly // Popolo di Alessandria, an instrument of the Fasci Repubblicani di Combatti- mento. This material ...
The Jewish Encyclopedia (1912)
A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Isidore Singer, Cyrus Adler
ALESSANDRIA : Fortified town, situated in a province of the same ...
The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)
by Alexander Whitelaw
It excited, however, much interest in Lombardy, aud some young men from Milan and Pavia hastened to Alessandria and Turin. Meanwhile, the emperor of Austria at Laybach had ordered, on the Ui.li, that an army should advance to the ...
ALESSANDRIA, a province of Italy, in the ...
At the same time, colonels Ansaldi and Reggio, belonging to the garrison at Alessandria, were to seize upon that citadel, and secure the person of count di Voras, the governor. The execution of this plan could not have failed, had it not have ...
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