Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino was born in Pescina (AQ) July 14, 1602, Cardinal and Prime Minister in France, died in France on 9 March 1661. Pescina today welcomes, in its name, a French-Italian friendship and a museum which houses a truly remarkable documentation. The institution casa museo Mazarin is located in a building, built in 1971-72 by the illustrious "" patron "" Milan, ing. Gallacher Rancilio, placed in the upper part of Palermo, a few metres from the grave by Ignazio Silone. A lounge on the ground floor serves as a library and reading room (there are also some great photos of Pescina b
The center contains documents and evidences about the life and works of Ignazio Silone, writer and intellectual born in the town of Pescina. It also organizes every year the "Silone Literary Prize", which draws scholars and men of letters from all over Italy.