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Todi



Introduction of Todi
Town in Perugia province, Umbria region, on theTiber River, 24 mi S of Perugia, central Italy. Anancient Etruscan fortress, it has extensive Etruscanand Roman ruins that include an amphitheater, theater,and forum. Its medieval walls also remain. It isthe site of the church of Santa Maria della Consolazionebuilt between 1508 and 1524 by Caprarola,Barocci, and da Vita. Influenced by the classical ideasof Bramante, this central-plan, domed church is amasterpiece of the Renaissance and looks forward tothe central plan of St. Peter's in Rome.Town in Perugia province, Umbria region, on theTiber River, 24 mi S of Perugia, central Italy. Anancient Etruscan fortress, it has extensive Etruscanand Roman ruins that include an amphitheater, theater,and forum. Its medieval walls also remain. It isthe site of the church of Santa Maria della Consolazionebuilt between 1508 and 1524 by Caprarola,Barocci, and da Vita. Influenced by the classical ideasof Bramante, this central-plan, domed church is amasterpiece of the Renaissance and looks forward tothe central plan of St. Peter's in Rome.