|Comune di Artogne|
|• Mayor||Maddalena Lorenzetti (since June 2006)|
|• Total||21 km2 (8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||266 m (873 ft)|
|Population (December 31, 2004)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Santi Cornelio e Cipriano|
|Saint day||16 settembre|
On March 12, 1233 the Brusati family has invested of property and lands Artogne.
In 1508 is indicated by the name of the map of Artogne Valle Camonica designed by Leonardo da Vinci, which is kept at the Royal Library of Windsor, in Great Britain.
In 1912 a severe flood hit the country.
In 1927 the town merged with that of Pian Camuno, creating the town of Pian d'Artogne will separate in 1957.
On July 26, 1944 are killed at the Cascina Campelli from nazi-fascists Baptist Pedersoli, Giacomo Marioli and Anthony Cotti Cottini.
Monuments and places of interest
The churches of Artogne are:
- Church of Santa Maria to Elizabeth, said of the Visitation, fifteenth of origin: the portal of entry is the date 1532;
- Church of Sant'Andrea fifteenth of style with bell tower of the 15th century.The presbytery is separated from the nave by an iron grating.
- Parish of Saints Cornelius and Cyprian, the portal in "stone of Sarnico" contains the word "pietas polùpuli erexit years 1751/cornelio et cypria martiribus". The staircase is of the 1959.
There are several houses of Federici, including one with a stone portal of Sarnico and studded wooden door of the 15th century.
Traditions and folklore
The scütüm are in camunian dialect nicknames, sometimes personal, elsewhere showing the characteristic features of a community. The one which characterize the people of Artogne are Patàte, Mascherpine, maia mèlga, Màgole.
People linked to Artogne:
- Panazza, Gaetano; Araldo Bertolini (1984). Arte in Val Camonica - vol 3 (in italian). Brescia: Industrie grafiche bresciane.
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