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La Battaglia per Barga

La Battaglia per Barga

AD 1230. in Pieve di Loppia near Barga a very powerful political and religious figure of the time, the Piese Ottonello, encourages the inhabitants not to pay taxes imposed by the Government of Lucca.

The armies of Lucca, commanded by Bishop Opizzone, march on Loppia, destroying the castle. Then Lucca moves against Barga and besieges it … The battle begins … The re-enactment of the Battle for Barga refers to this historical moment and is based in particular on a series of events that occurred from the end of […]