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Italy - Marche

MARCHE

 

In ancient times, this area was known as Pisenum and at the end of the III. BC. It came under the control of Rome. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, these lands were attacked ready after the gothic wars (535-554 gg.) Territory was ceded to the Byzantine Empire, joining the Exarchate of Ravenna. Then, the area came under the control of the Lombards. marks were formed (from the ancient German word “Mark”, which means “the border, border area”) Fermo, Camerino and Ancona. The latter became the administrative center of the fledging of the Marche region.

For centuries, since 774 years, this region was part of the Papal States.