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Overlooking the Valle del Salto, Concerviano, originally called “Collis cervinus”, is a small town in the province of Rieti, located in an area of great natural value.

Its origin dates from the eighth century AD and it is connected to the important monastery of San Salvatore Maggiore at that time through the Benedictine monks of the Abbey of Farfa. The monastery acquired considerable prestige and became owner of large feudal estates.

The land on which it stands was up to the years of the unification of Italy a frontier territory; as early as when the Normans settled in Salto River valley to continue with the establishment of the Kingdom of Naples.

In the fifteenth century the monastery was turned into a commandry and so began the decline. In the seventeenth century, Pope Urban VIII united the Abbey of Farfa causing it to lose its autonomy.

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