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Pictures & Images of Norcia, Italy. Nestling in the Apennines in Umbria is the historic town of Norcia. In 480 St Benedict was born in Norcia and in the 8th century a Benedictine monastery was built over the remains of St Benedict's birthplace. The monks created a surgical school and Norcia surgeons became famed throughout Europe and one even attended the Court of Elizabeth I in England. The monks also helped the local farmers improve their pig breeds and today Norcia is famous for the...
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