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    Jesi, also spelled Iesi ( Italian: [ˈjɛːzi] ), is a town and comune of the province of Ancona in Marche, Italy . It is an important industrial and artistic center in the floodplain on the left (north) bank of the Esino river 17 kilometres (11 mi) before its mouth on the Adriatic Sea.

    • 97 m (318 ft)
    • Ancona (AN)
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    Jesi was one of the last towns of the Umbri when, in the 4th century BC, the Senones Gauls invaded the area and ousted them. They turned it into a stronghold against the Piceni. In 283 BC the Senones were defeated by the Romans. Jesi in 247 BC became a colonia civium romanorum with the name of Aesis. During the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Iesi was ravaged by the troops of Odoacer (476 AD) and again in 493 by the Ostrogoths of Theodoric the Great. After the Gothic War, Italy became part of the Byzantine Empire, and Jesi became one of the main centers of the new rulers, and also became a diocese seat. In 751 it was sacked by the Lombard troops of Aistulf, and later was a Carolingianimperial city. Starting from 1130, it was an independent commune, gradually expanding in the neighboring countryside. In December 1194 it was the site of the birth of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II, who later gave it the title of "Royal City". In the 14th century it was captured by the Papal vicar Fi...

    Religious buildings

    1. Jesi cathedral: duomobuilt in the 13th-15th centuries. The façade and the Latin cross interior are modern. 2. San Floriano: 18th century convent. 3. San Marco: Gothic, 13th-century church just outside historical centre. The interior has a nave and two aisles, with a 14th-century fresco by an anonymous Rimini painter. 4. Santa Maria delle Grazie: 15th-century church with 17th-century belltower. 5. San Nicolò: 13th-century church with Romanesque apse and a Gothic portal.

    Secular buildings

    1. The 14th century walls, built following the line of the Roman ones and mostly rebuilt in the 15th century by Baccio Pontelli and Francesco di Giorgio Martini. Six towers remain today. 2. Palazzo della Signoria, built in 1486-1498 by Francesco di Giorgio Martini. The angular tower was elevated in 1661 and received a dome, but crumbled down a few years later. Notable is the interior courtyard, with two orders of loggias, partially designed by Andrea Sansovinofrom 1519. 3. Palazzo Balleani, a...

    See also: People from Iesi|Category:People from Iesi|People from Iesi
    Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
    Giancarlo Alessandrini
    Giuseppe Balducci
    Alice Bellagamba
    Dionisio Cimarelli
  2. Iesi Airfieldis an abandoned World War IImilitary airfield in central Italy, which was located near Jesi, in the province of Anconain Marche. It was an all-weather temporary field built by the United States Army Air ForceXII Engineer Command using a graded earth compacted surface, with a prefabricated hessian (burlap) surfacing known as PHS.

  3. Iesi Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in central Italy, which was located near Jesi, in the province of Ancona in Marche. It was an all-weather temporary field built by the United States Army Air Force XII Engineer Command using a graded earth compacted surface, with a prefabricated hessian (burlap) surfacing known as PHS.

  4. Pages in category "Iesi" The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

  5. Ang Jesi, binaybay ring Iesi (Italyano: [ˈJɛːzi]), ay isang bayan at komuna ng lalawigan ng Ancona sa Marche, Italya . Palazzo della Signoria. Tanaw sa mga ika-14 na siglong pader. Katedral (Duomo).

  6. Iesi. /  43.522788888889, 13.24395. /  43.522788888889, 13.24395. Iesi es una localidad italiana de la provincia de Ancona, región de las Marcas en el centro este de Italia. Está situada en el valle del río Esino y es la sede del Obispado de Iesi , con 40.410 habitantes.

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