BERTINORO , a :
See also:town and episcopal see of
See also:Emilia, Italy, in the province of Forli, 8 m . S.E.
See also:direct of Forli and 51 m . N. of the station of
See also:Forlimpopoli, and 800 ft. above
See also:sea-level . Pop . (19o1) town, 3753; commune, 7786 . The town commands a
See also:fine view to the
See also:north over the plain of Emilia and the
See also:lower course of the Po, itself lying on the foothills of the Apennines . It appears to have been first fortified by
See also:Barbarossa, and its
See also:castle stood frequent sieges in the
See also:middle ages .
See also:Polenta, 22 M. to the south of it, was the birthplace of Francesca da
See also:Rimini . The castle is almost entirely ruined, but the
See also:church of S . Donato, of the Lombard
See also:period, with
See also:Byzantine capitals, is interesting; Giosue Carducci has written a fine ode on the subject (La Chiesa di Polenta, Bologna, 1897) . See C .
See also:Ricci, " Della Chiesa e
See also:castello di Polenta " in Atli e Memorie Vella Deputazione di Storia patria per le prooniae di Romagna,
See also:ser. iii. vol. ix .
(Bologna, 1891), I seq . (T .
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