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  History of San Marino
San Marino, the world's third-smallest state, also claims to be the world's oldest republic.
According to tradition, San Marino was founded in AD 301 when a Christian stonemason named Marinus the Dalmatian[?] fled to the island of Arbe[?] to escape the anti-Christian Roman Emperor Diocletian.
San Marino became a member of the United Nations in 1992.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: San Marino
The population of San Marino (2007 estimate) is 29,615.
The capital is San Marino (population, 2003 estimate, 4,601), a community perched on the rugged western slopes of Mount Titano.
The population of San Marino is comprised of native Sammarinese and Italian citizens.
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 About San Marino History and Municipalities Briefs
History reveals that the world’s oldest republic of the world was discovered in 301 AD by a Christian stonemason Marinus the Dalmatian when he had fled from the Dalmatian island of Arbe to escape the anti-Christian Roman emperor Diocletian.
San Marino’s territory that initially comprised of only the Mount of Titano expanded around 1463 when the Republic entered into an alliance against and also defeated Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta who was the lord of Rimni from 1417 to 1468.
San Marino was passive and neutral during the First World War as well as the Second World War.
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 History of San Marino
San Marino, the world's third-smallest state, also claims to be the world's oldest republic.
According to tradition, San Marino was founded in AD 301 when a Christian stonemason named Marinus the Dalmatian fled from the Dalmatian island of Arbe to escape the anti-Christian Roman Emperor Diocletian.
In the Lombard age, San Marino was a fief of the dukes of Spoleto, but the free commune dates to the tenth century.
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  History of San Marino - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
San Marino, the world's fifth-smallest state, also claims to be the world's oldest republic.
In the Lombard age, San Marino was a fief of the dukes of Spoleto, but the free commune dates to the tenth century.
San Marino became a member of the United Nations in 1992.
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 San Marino HISTORY
San Marino, the oldest republic in the world, is the sole survivor of the independent states that existed in Italy at various times from the downfall of the Western Roman Empire to the proclamation of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861.
Because of the poverty of the region and the difficult terrain, San Marino was rarely disturbed by outside powers, and it generally avoided the factional fights of the Middle Ages.
Napoleon allowed San Marino to retain its liberty; the Sanmarinese are said to have declined his offer to increase their territory on the grounds that smallness and poverty alone had kept them from falling prey to larger states.
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 Lonely Planet
This was a time in Christianity's history when holy men were plentiful on both the ground and the gibbet: extreme forms of persecution went hand-in-glove with extreme forms of religious behaviour as holy men abnegated, flagellated and fasted in Gothic proportions, all to serve the greater glory of God.
Marino and Leo were the apostles of their time and dedicated their lives to the usual litany of saintly behaviour - extreme self-denial, florid acts of sacrifice, performing miracles of the making-cripples-walk-and-blind-see type - right up until they went their separate hermetic ways (Leo to Montefeltro and Marino to Mount Titano).
They quickly gathered a band of followers together, and by the 12th century San Marino had evolved into an independent commune ruled by its own statutes and consuls, and protected from the meddling of bishops and the incursions of neighbouring armies by isolation and impregnable rock.
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The history of San Marino is both very European and typical for the Italian peninsula, and yet helps explain its unusual characterictics as the sole remaining Italian city-state.
San Marino, the world's fifth-smallest state, also claims to be the world's oldest republic.
After the war, San Marino became the first country in the world to be ruled by a communist party (the San Marinese Communist Party, in coalition with the San Marinese Socialist Party) through democratic elections.
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 San Marino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although San Marino is not an official European Union member, it is allowed to use the euro as its currency by virtue of arrangements with the council of the European Union; it is also granted the right to use its own designs on the national side of the euro coins.
San Marino's postage stamps, which are only valid within the country, are mostly sold to philatelists and also form a source of income.
San Marino is the birthplace of a number of motorcyclists, including Manuel Poggiali, Motorcycle World Champion in 2001 (125 cc with Gilera) and 2003 (250 cc with Aprilia), and Alex De Angelis, currently involved with 250 cc races.
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 History of San Marino - Definition, explanation
According to tradition, San Marino was founded in AD 301 when a Christian stonemason named Marinus the Dalmatian fled from the Dalmatian island of Arbe to escape the anti-Christian Roman Emperor Diocletian.
In the Lombard age, San Marino was a fief of the dukes of Spoleto, but the free commune dates to the tenth century.
San Marino adopted its written constitution on October 8, 1600.
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 San Marino Information, San Marino Geography, San Marino History.
Location of San Marino : the Republic of San Marino is situated atop the mountain of Titano, which is a part of the Appennines Mountains in the country of Italy.
San Marino is positioned on the Appennines Mountains; the largest section of the country falling on the sides and the peak of Mt. Titano.
Climate of San Marino : the prevalent clime of the country is Mediterranean.
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 History of San Marino, Italy - Ultimate Italy
Until 1300, the feudal Bishop of Montefeltro, whose administration was centered in San Leo, ruled San Marino.
San Marino community claimed the tax exemption as a right, which was handed down in 1296.
San Marino is one the important places among those, despite being very small.
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 San Marino History
San Marino is comprised of native Sammarinese and Italian citizens.
According to tradition San Marino was founded in AD 301 when a Christian stonemason named Marinus the Dalmation fled the island of Arbe to escape the anti-Christian Roman Emperor Diocletian.
The land area of San Marino consisted only of Mount Titano until 1463 when the republic entered into an alliance against Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta Lord of Rimini who was later defeated.
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 San Marino (04/07)
Due to the small size and low population of San Marino, it is difficult for any party to gain a pure majority, and most of the time the government is run by a coalition.
San Marino's per capita GNP in 2004 stood at 27,412 Euros with more than 50% coming from the tourism industry, which draws about 2.2 million people annually.
From May-November 1990, San Marino held the semi-annual presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, headquartered in Strasbourg, France; it holds the presidency again November 2006-May 2007.
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 Travel to San Marino Hotels - Accommodation and Tourism Information Italy
San Marino is just a tiny little state which is bordered by the Italian regions of Emilia-Romagna to the North and East, and Marche to the South and West.
San Marino's beautiful landscape is mainly green with superb rolling hills, dominated by the three peaks of Mount Titano.
The language spoken is Italian, and the general religion of San Marino is Roman Catholic.
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 City of San Marino, CA - About Our City
The San Marino Republic was named after a Dalmatian stone-cutter, by the name of Marino, who fled nearly sixteen hundred years ago from his home on the Dalmatian coast at the time of a Turkish invasion, and took refuge among the rocky crags of Monte Titano, which commanded a view of the Adriatic Sea.
The San Marino Seal contains the three summits of Mt. Titano, upon each of which reposes a tower, fortified with walls built from native rock and capped with a bronze plume, all surrounded by a heart-shaped scroll with two roundels and a lozenge (of unknown significance) at the top.
The first San Marino school was opened at the corner of Monterey Road, (then called Calle de Lopez) and Oak Knoll, in what was known as the Old Mayberry Home, on September 9, 1917, with three teachers and thirty-five pupils, grades kindergarten through the eighth.
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 History of San Marino
In 1739, Cardinal Alberoni used military force to occupy the country, but civil disobedience was used to protest this, and clandestine notes sent to the Pope to obtain justice were answered by the Pope's recognition of San Marino's rights and restoration of San Marino’s independence.
The three main parties are the Democratic Christian Party of San Marino (PDCS), the Socialist Party of San Marino (PSS), and the Progressive Democratic Party of San Marino (PPDS) in addition to several other smaller parties.
Due to the small size of San Marino and its low population, it is difficult for any party to gain a pure majority and most of the time the government is run by a coalition.
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 San Marino: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
San Marino has survived, completely intact, attacks by other self-governing Italian city-states, the Napoleonic Wars, the unification of Italy, and two world wars.
San Marino - Map of San Marino & articles on flags, geography, history, statistics, disasters current events, and international relations.
San Marino, country, Europe: History - History According to tradition, Marino, a Christian stonecutter from Dalmatia, took refuge (early...
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 ItalianVisits.com - The Republic of San Marino
Indeed, San Marino's history, with its origins in the Paleolithic Age, reveals a remarkable evolution as a geographical and political entity.
The area of San Marino, situated in a very rugged part of the Appenines, is only 61 sq kilometers, but within the territory there are nine towns, locally known as castelli, and of course, the city of San Marino itself.
San Marino city, which is the seat of government, sits impressively on and around the country's highest peak, Monte Titano (749 meters).
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 San Marino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San Marino is the oldest constitutional republic in the world still in existence today.
The City of San Marino (Città di San Marino) is the eponymous capital.
San Marino's postage stamps, which are only valid for mail posted within the country, are mostly sold to philatelists and also form a source of income.
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 San Marino High School
San Marino School (later renamed H.E. Huntington School) - 1918 By the 1890’s, a larger school was required to accommodate the increasing population in San Marino and surrounding areas; Washington School located on San Marino Avenue was built.
San Marino City originally organized their school district to accommodate Kindergarten through 8th grade students and high school students would choose to attend Pasadena, Alhambra or South Pasadena high schools.
San Marino conducted extensive research and planning in 1951, and received the approval of the State Board of Education to hold an election to create the San Marino Unified School District.
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 Background Info | San Marino Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
This was a time in Christianity's history when holy men were plentiful on both the ground and the gibbet: extreme forms of persecution went hand-in-glove with extreme forms of religious behaviour as holy men abnegated, flagellated and fasted in Gothic proportions, all to serve the greater glory of God.
Marino and Leo were the apostles of their time and dedicated their lives to the usual litany of saintly behaviour - extreme self-denial, florid acts of sacrifice, performing miracles of the making-cripples-walk-and-blind-see type - right up until they went their separate hermetic ways (Leo to Montefeltro and Marino to Mount Titano).
They quickly gathered a band of followers together, and by the 12th century San Marino had evolved into an independent commune ruled by its own statutes and consuls, and protected from the meddling of bishops and the incursions of neighbouring armies by isolation and impregnable rock.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/san-marino/essential?a=culture   (777 words)

  
 SAN MARINO
On behalf of the Government of the Republic of San Marino, I wish to congratulate you on your election to the Presidency of the 56th Session of the General Assembly and thank your predecessor for his valuable contribution.
In this spirit, San Marino has immediately expressed its willingness to collaborate with the United States of America and to fully comply with UN Security Council resolutions, in particular resolutions n.1333 of December 19, 2000 and n.
San Marino is also seriously concerned about the escalation of violence and the increased hostilities in the Middle East and hopes that also in this tormented and contended land dialogue and negotiations may be resumed, as a sine qua non condition for a longed for world reconciliation.
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 San Marino, country, Europe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Of note in San Marino are the Basilica of Santo Marino; towers (14th–16th cent.) built on each of the three peaks of Mt. Titano; the Gothic government house; and several museums of art.
Legislative power in San Marino is vested in the popularly elected grand council (Consiglio Grande e Generale), which is made up of 60 members elected to five-year terms; every six months the council appoints two regents (Capitani Reggenti), who in conjunction with the 10-member council of state form the executive.
According to tradition, Marino, a Christian stonecutter from Dalmatia, took refuge (early 4th cent.) on Mt. Titano (2,300 ft/701 m), the chief geographical feature of present-day San Marino.
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 San Marino   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The flag of San Marino consists of two equal sized horizontal stripes - the top stripe is white and the bottom one is blue.
The San Marino coat of arms consists of a shield featuring three towers on three peaks which are flanked by a wreath.
San Marino claims to be the world's oldest republic still in existence as it was founded in A.D. San Marino also has a civil flag that is seen frequently throughout the world.
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 City of San Marino, CA - Home Page
Hidden in the city of San Marino is the serenity of Lacy Park.
San Marino is planning to construct a new "State of the Art" Library Facility.
San Marino is a full-service city offering residents and businesses the benefit of complete public services (Planning and Building, Police, Fire, Parks and Public Works, Recreation, and Library).
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 History of San Marino   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to tradition, San Marino was founded in AD 301 when a Christian stonemason named Marinus the Dalmation fled the island of Arbe to escape the anti-Christian Roman Emperor Diocletian.
The land area of San Marino consisted only of Mount Titano until 1463, when the republic entered into an alliance against Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini, who was later defeated.
In 1739, Cardinal Alberoni used military force to occupy the country, but civil disobedience was used to protest this, and clandestine notes sent to the Pope to obtain justice were answered by the Pope's recognition of San Marino's rights and restoration of independence.
www.motherearthtravel.com /san_marino/history.htm   (312 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for San Marino (History)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
San Marino SAN MARINO [San Marino], officially Republic of San Marino, republic (2005 est.
History Capital punishment was widely applied in ancient times; it can be found (c.1750 BC) in the Code of Hammurabi.
San Marino's Gangsta Youth: A Scream In A Silent Cul-De-Sac
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