|Comune di Ascoli Satriano|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Foggia (FG)|
|• Total||334 km2 (129 sq mi)|
|Elevation||376 m (1,234 ft)|
|Population (December 31, 2004)|
|• Density||19/km2 (49/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||San Potito|
|Saint day||January 14|
In the mid-9th century the Saracens razed the city. In 1040 it rebelled against the Byzantines and, the following year, a decisive battle was fought nearby which granted the Normans control over southern Italy.
- The Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral (12th century)
- Church of St. John the Baptist (12th century)
- Church of the Incoronata (15th century)
Americans from Ascoli Satriano
- Biagio Ciotto (known as "Billy" to Americans) served as a state senator from Connecticut from 1995 to 2007.
- Ascoli Satriano (Italian language Wikipedia)
- it: Marmi di Ascoli Satriano (Marbles of Ascoli Satriano)
- All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
- Edlund Berry, I.; A. Small; DARMC; R. Talbert; S. Gillies; T. Elliott; J. Becker. "Places: 442487 (Ausculum)". Pleiades. Retrieved December 28, 2013.
- Information about this war can be found in Plutarch's Lives (Pyrrus 2 1), Polybius, Dionysius of Halicarnassus (XX 1—3), and Livy.
For further reading see Daniel R. Curtis, 'Is there an ‘agro-town’ model for Southern Italy? Exploring the diverse roots and development of the agro-town structure through a comparative case study in Apulia', https://www.academia.edu/1933250/Is_there_an_agro-town_model_for_Southern_Italy_Exploring_the_diverse_roots_and_development_of_the_agro-town_structure_through_a_comparative_case_study_in_Apulia
A late Roman villa at Faragola (Ascoli Satriano), ITALY
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