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Tolentino



Introduction of Tolentino
Town in Macerata province, in the Marches region,central Italy, 12 mi WSW of Macerata. In 1797Pope Pius VI signed a humiliating treaty with NapoleonI here, surrendering much territory of the PapalStates and many works of art. Toward the end of theNapoleonic Wars, on May 2, 1815, Murat wasdefeated near here by Austria and thus lost thethrone of Naples. The town is known widely for St.Nicholas of Tolentino, who died here in 1305.Town in Macerata province, in the Marches region,central Italy, 12 mi WSW of Macerata. In 1797Pope Pius VI signed a humiliating treaty with NapoleonI here, surrendering much territory of the PapalStates and many works of art. Toward the end of theNapoleonic Wars, on May 2, 1815, Murat wasdefeated near here by Austria and thus lost thethrone of Naples. The town is known widely for St.Nicholas of Tolentino, who died here in 1305.

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