See also:town and episcopal see of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of
See also:Turin, from which it is 38 m . N.N.E. by
See also:rail and 27 M.
See also:direct, situated 770 ft. above
See also:sea-level, on the Dora Baltea at the point where it leaves the mountains . Pop . (1901) 6047 (town), 11,696 (commune) . The
See also:cathedral was built between 993 and 1005; the gallery
See also:round the back of the apse and the crypt have plain cubical capitals of this
See also:period . The two campanili flanking the apse at each end of the side
See also:aisle are the
See also:oldest example of this architectural arrangement . The isolated tower, which is all that remains of the
See also:ancient abbey of S . Stefano, is slightly later . The
See also:hill above the town is crowned by the imposing
See also:Castello delle Quattro Torri, built in 1358, and now a prison . One of the four towers was destroyed by
See also:lightning in 1676 . A
See also:tramway runs to Santhia . The ancient Eporedia,
See also:standing at the junction of the roads from
See also:Augusta Taurinorum and Vercellae, at the point where the road to Augusta Praetoria enters the narrow valley of the Duria (Dora Baltea), was a military position of considerable importance belonging to the Salassi who inhabited the whole upper valley of the Duria .
The importance of thegold-mines of the
See also:district led to its seizure by the Romans in 143 B.C . The centre of the
See also:industry seems to have been Victumulae (see TIclNuM), until in 10o B.C. a colony of
See also:Roman citizens was founded at Eporedia itself; but the prosperity of this was only assured when the Salassi were finally defeated in 25 B.C. and Augusta Praetoria founded . There are remains of a theatre of the
See also:time of the Antonines and the
See also:Ponte Vecchio rests on Roman
See also:foundations . In the
See also:middle ages
See also:Ivrea was the capital of a Lombard duchy,and later of a marquisate; both Berengar II . (95o) and Arduin (1002) became
See also:kings of Italy for a
See also:short period . Later it submitted to the marquises of 1Vlonferrato, and in the middle of the 14th century passed to the
See also:house of Savoy . (T . As.) IVRY-SUR-
See also:SEINE, a town of
See also:northern France, in the department of Seine, near the
See also:bank of the Seine, less than 1 m . S.S.E. of the fortifications of
See also:Paris . Pop . (1906) 30,532 . Ivry has a large hospital for incurables .
See also:organs, earthenware,
See also:wall-paper and
See also:rubber, and has
See also:works, breweries, and oil-works, its
See also:trade being facilitated by a
See also:port on the Seine . The town is dominated by a fort of the older
See also:line of defence of Paris .
SIR JAMES IVORY (1765-1842)
IVY (A.S. ifig, Ger. Epheu, perhaps connected with ...
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