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Rimini’s History

Italy is spoiled for history, and Rimini is particularly spoiled thanks to its strategic importance as a gateway to the Po river plain and the whole of Northern Italy. From the Romans through to the Allied troops in 1944, the key to holding Italy has often been Rimini.

Because of the scope of Rimini’s history, this page is a work in progress. We’ll be introducing period-by-period guides, as well as timelines and articles of interest, so that you can get a real idea of the various historical episdoes that have gone to shape Rimini.

Rimini – A Short Timeline of History

A timeline of Rimini's History

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Pre-Roman Rimini – Villanovan Culture, The Greeks, The Umbri, Etruscans and the Celts

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