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Asciano is a comune and hill town in the province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany. It is located at the centre of the Crete senesi between the river Ombrone and the torrent Copra, some 30 kilometres southeast of the town of Siena by rail.

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Google previewThe Regions of Italy (2002)

A Reference Guide to History and Culture by Roy Palmer Domenico

Commanding a height above the Ombrone valley, Asciano is a medieval town with the eleventh-century collegiate Church of Sant'Agata and two important museums, one devoted to sacred art and the other, housed in an old Gothic church, ...

Google previewItaly : handbook for travellers (1904)

second part, Central Italy and Rome, with 14 maps, 49 plans, a panorama of Rome, a view of the Forum Romanum, and the arms of the Popes since 1417 by Karl Baedeker (Firm)

Asciano is a convenient starting-point for a ...

Google previewItaly: Central Italy and Rome. 14th rev. ed., 1904 (1904)

by Karl Baedeker (Firm)

Asciano is a convenient starting-point for a visit to the famous1 but now suppressed, Benedictine convent of "Monte ...

Google previewItaly (2004)

by Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls

East of the main road , Asciano is a medieval walled village with a small collection by Sienese artists in its Museo d'Arte Sacra (open daily 8-12 and 3-6), next to the Collegiata church.

Google previewCentral Italy and Rome. 12th rev. ed. 1897 (1900)

Asciano is a convenient starting-point for a visit to the famous, but now suppressed, Benedictine convent of *Monte Oliveto Maggiore (6 M.; carriages at the station, at Bucciarelli's, or the Alb. del Sole, 8–10 fr. ; the bargain with the driver should ...

Google previewThe Divine Comedy (1990)

Inferno: Commentary by Dante Alighieri

Ascian: Asciano is a small town on the Ombrone River about fifteen miles southeast of Siena. fonda: The word can mean "purse" — that is, "riches." Some manuscripts give "fronda," which would have the meaning "forest" here. On the variant ...

Google previewMille e una Toscana (2001)

by Alessandro Naldi

Only Asciano is a walled up town far from the main tracks. Near there's the Monte Oliveto abbey. On the Cassia, Buonconvento, near the river Arbia, is a border and beyond it there are different scenaries of lands which we will talk about in the ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Proper Names and Notable Matters in the Works of Dante

Cacciaguida Caccia d' Asciano, Caccia dei Cacciaconti, whose family was a branch of the Scialenghi, a member of the ' Spendthrift Brigade' of Siena, supposed by some to be identical with Caccia da Siena, a Sienese poet; mentioned by ...

Google previewDante Encyclopedia (2010)

by Richard Lansing

Caccia d'Asciano Caccianemico, of the Scialenghi Cacciaconti of Siena, member of the “Spendthrift Club”; ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture (2012)

by Colum Hourihane

Asciano, Mus. A. Sacra Assisi, Bib. Comunale Assisi, Mus.

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music (2012)

From Adele to Ziggy, the Real A to Z of Rock and Pop by Dylan Jones

Never has a pop logo acted as abettermarketingdevice, a swooping Coca Cola- like script createdbyformer CBS designer N ICK F ASCIANO that over the years has covered a multitude of sins (its various iterations haveincluded brushed silver , ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1883)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

ASCIANO. See Supplement in Vol. X. ASCI'DIA, a Linnsean genus of marine molltisca. now much restricted as a genus, but the type of a family called Ascidiada. The name Ascidians is also commonly employed to designate all those tunieated ...

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