Rocca Massima: an ancient village with breathtaking views

On December 5, 1202, Innocent III granted Pietro Annibaldi the territories on Mount Massimo with the Brief "Quia per tuae", but with the obligation to swear an oath of perpetual fidelity to the Roman Church. Moreover, Innocent III authorized Annibaldi to build a fortified fortress "munitionem et castrum", given the strategic importance of the place [...] read more