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Firenzuola was the last possession of Acquasparta to the territory of Spoleto Lombard. And even now is the extreme edge of the municipal district of the town.
Lands Arnolfe old castle, built in mediaeval times as the Gallicitulo or Gallicitoli near the old church of Santa Maria in Rupino.
In 1439 he had already taken the name of Firebaugh.
It can be reached by car from the road linking Acquasparta and Spoleto, the provincial 418. Firenzuola is now little more than a handful of houses on top of a hill overlooking the valley occupied by the artificial lake of Arezzo (also called Firebaugh).
It was once an important border castle, the medieval keep the general appearance, some parts of the walls and the two ports connected by a single path.
Gallicitoli was dominated by the family, whose coat of arms is carved in the lintel of a house outside the town.

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9436 W: 132 N: 18215] (118290)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-02-06
  • Categories: Castles, Architecture
  • Exposure: f/11, 1/160 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-02-25 9:00
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