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Ascoli Piceno

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Was ancient capital of the Piceni people; taken by Rome in 3rd cen. BC; notorious for revolt against Rome in 90 BC in Social War, when Roman population was masacred; was noted medieval bishopric; free republic 1183-1266, then went to the Papal States.
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