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The Institute maintains documentation from sec. IX per sec. XX. Remember the main funds: superior and inferior Prefectural Stationery, Pretoria or Curia of the Podestà, archive (Venetian magistrates); The Prefecture of the Department of Mella, proceedings of Valcamonica (Napoleonic era); I.r. Provincial Delegation (Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia); State Archives postunitari (prefecture, Court, etc.); historical archive of the city of Brescia (with funds belonging to patrician families and the monastery of Santa Giulia); notarial archive (XIV-XIX centuries); Napoleonic Austrian registers, postunit
The buildings along the north side of Piazza Labus are the result of a long series of changes and adaptations of the buildings that between theMiddle Ages and the 18th century were put up against the ruins of the Roman Basilica. Still today you can clearly see in the fronts of the buildings parts of the southern façade of the big public complex planned in the Flavian age to close off the Forum, to which it constituted a sort of monumental entry. The building, destined for the mostimportant civil activities of the community, was surrounded by porticos that were joined to those of the Forum and
The Museum has found home in a former Benedictine Monastery founded in 1008 and turned into agricultural complex. The large building (submitted, depending of the bodies and of the zone, protection constraints of different levels) gathers around a vast courtyard, and includes, in addition to those which were the residences of monks, stables and warehouses, the former medieval church dedicated to St. Tigran and the old "House of Abbot". The complex of the former monastery is situated on the slopes of Monte Maddalena and upon us of Sant'Eufemia, which preserved in some respects the physi
The Broletto Palace, the medieval seat of the Lords of the city rulers, is now the seat of the provincial administration. The origin of the name comes from the fact that the land on which it is built was originally a palace garden, called "brolo", from which the words "Broletto".
Part of the Broletto Pegol Tower or torre del popolo, a stone building high around 54 metres, and the Chapel of San Giorgio al Palazzo Broletto, the private chapel of the Brescia Broletto, built under Pandolfo III Malatesta in the first half of the fifteenth century.
The castle is a medieval fortress perched on the Cidneo Hill, Hill in the heart of Brescia, an ideal place for a panoramic view of the city. The castle is accessed via an imposing 16th-century monumental portal, attributed to Giulio Savorgnan and built on the inspiration of forms of military architecture by Michele Sanmicheli, adorned by a great Lion of Saint Mark and the crests of Rectors from the Veneto region.
In the Visconti keep of the castle of Brescia, exposes one of the richest and most historically interesting collections of ancient weapons in Europ
The Duomo vecchio, officially winter Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, is the Cathedral of Brescia, a title he shares with the adjacent Duomo nuovo. Built in the 11th century over a pre-existing basilica, suffered more than an expansion over the centuries but has preserved the original Romanesque structure, making it one of the most important examples of Romanesque rotundas in Italy.