ⓘ Asti Cathedral

Asti Cathedral

ⓘ Asti Cathedral

Asti Cathedral, the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Asti, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Asti, Piedmont, Italy. It is dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to Saint Gotthard, and at 82m long and 24m in height and width, is one of the largest churches in Piedmont, the highest expression of Gothic architecture of the region, and among the best examples of Lombard Romanesque appreciable in northern Italy.

  • cathedral church. The cathedral was served by a Chapter, which, as Pope Urban says, is to have the same dignities with the same names as that of Asti
  • comprises eighty towns in the civil Province of Cuneo and two in the Province of Asti It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Turin. The earliest figure in the
  • the Collegio Reale at Asti under the care of his elder brother Guglielmo who served as a canon and precentor of Asti Cathedral On the death of his brother
  • Parochial Church of Cortazzone, featuring a vault with Saint Secundus of Asti riding a horse, created from 1922 to 1923 and a large cycle at the Basilica
  • Christian faith by Saint Sirus Siro bishop of Pavia. Saint Secundus of Asti is said to have met Marcian at Tortona, when the former was still a pagan
  • Garantita Barbera d Asti in the Piedmont region: the highest - quality Nizza DOCG wines are produced within a sub - zone of the Barbera d Asti production area
  • suffragans: Acqui, Alba, Aosta, Asti Cuneo, Fossano, Ivrea, Mondovì, Pinerolo, Saluzzo and Susa. Its mother church is the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
  • theological education in a Benedictine convent of Santa Perpetua near his town in Asti and in Bologna at the college there where he also studied humanities and

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