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Rimini

(rē`mēnē), anc. Ariminum, city (1991 pop. 127,960), in Emilia-Romagna, N central Italy, on the Adriatic Sea. It is a highly diversified industrial, commercial, and railroad center and a fashionable beach resort. Tourism is extremely important. Located at the junction of the Flaminian and Aemilian Ways, the city was a Roman colony of strategic importance (founded in the mid-3d cent. B.C.). It later came under Byzantine rule and was a member of the Italian Pentapolis. Rimini was included in Pepin the Short's donation to the popes (754). The MalatestaMalatesta
, Italian family, ruling Rimini and nearby cities for almost 300 years from the 13th to 16th cent. Malatesta da Verucchio (d. 1312), a powerful Guelph leader, became (1239) podestà, or chief magistrate, of Rimini and used this position to entrench his family's
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 family seized power in Rimini in the 13th cent. and later conquered neighboring cities. Francesca da RiminiFrancesca da Rimini
, fl. 13th cent., Italian beauty, daughter of Guido da Polenta of Ravenna. She was married by proxy to the hunchbacked lord of Rimini, Gianciotto Malatesta; the proxy, Gianciotto's young and handsome brother Paolo, became Francesca's lover.
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 married (13th cent.) a Malatesta. In 1509 the city passed under papal control. The Tempio Malatestiano, a 13th-century church that Sigismondo Malatesta had renovated (c.1450) by Alberti to honor his wife Isotta, is a fine Renaissance-style building. Of note also are the Arch of Augustus (27 B.C.) and the Bridge of Tiberius (completed in A.D. 21).

Rimini

 

a city in northern Italy in the Emilia-Romagna Region, Forlì Province. Linked by canal with the nearby Adriatic Sea. Population, 119,500 (1971). Rimini is a transportation junction. The city has metalworking, wood-products, clothing, food-processing, and pharmaceutical industries. Construction materials are also manufactured. There is fishing in the area. Rimini has a large airport and a seaport that serves San Marino.

Rimini

a port and resort in NE Italy, in Emilia-Romagna on the N Adriatic coast. Pop.: 128 656 (2001)
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