Rezzato

Rezzato

Italian Comune
Italian Comune Less

Rezzato

to get instant updates about 'Rezzato' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Description:
Rezzato is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. It is bounded by other communes of Brescia, Botticino, Castenedolo, Mazzano and Nuvolera.

History

Ancient era

The most important place of Prehistory in Rezzato was Ca' dei Grii, a cave on the south side of Regogna Mountain. During some researches done from 1954 to 1968, were discovered some objects of the Neolithic period, the oldest of the area. Probably the cave was a refuge for some prehistoric men or for some families during the Second World War. Unfortunately, it was destroyed in 1969 by an adjacent marble's pit.

Modern era

The origin of this town name is thought to be the medieval "Regadium", which meant "royal court", a term used to designate the area surrounding the city of Brescia. Benedictine monks contributed to the founding of Rezzato by draining the land and digging irrigation canals on the Valverde plain. In the 14th century, battles between Guelph and Ghibelline city-states led to domination over Milan and the nearby territory by the powerful Visconti family, backed by the emperor Henry VII. While the western part of Lombardy was taken over by the Sforza family in the 15th century, Brescia became part of Venetian Republic in 1429. Under Venice, local commerce and crafts prospered, and Rezzato became known for its marble. Stone cutting was the predominant business in Rezzato from the 15th to the early 20th centuries. The municipal territory took on its current dimensions in...
Read More

No feeds found

All
wait Posting your question. Please wait!...


About

Italian Comune
No messages found
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from