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Question 1: The town stands on an abrupt ________ butte high above the Olpeta, the Fiora and the Lente rivers.
BasaltTrachyteIgnimbriteTuff

Question 2: Locally it is referred to as a "paleochristian tempietto", but this has never been confirmed; it must date to ________ or the early Middle Ages, although it may replace an Etruscan or Roman arcosolium[1].
Byzantine EmpireLate AntiquityClassical antiquityRoman Empire

Question 3: Although there are almost no Jews left in town, not enough to provide a ________, the synagogue (1598, with furnishings of the 17th and 18th centuries) is still officiated from time to time.
MinyanHalakhaKabbalahJudaism

Question 4: From thence onwards, the history of Pitigliano resorbs into the gradually wider ambit first of the ________ (1562), then of the united Kingdom of Italy.
Duchy of ParmaGrand Duchy of TuscanyHouse of MediciKingdom of Etruria

Question 5: Pitigliano is an Italian town and comune of province of Grosseto in the Maremma area of ________.
VenetoSicilySardiniaTuscany

Question 6: For several hundred years Pitigliano was a frontier town between the Grand Duchy of Tuscany and, to the south, the ________.
Papal StatesCatholic ChurchPope John Paul IIPope Gregory I

Question 7: For this reason, the town was home to a flourishing and long-lived Jewish community, mostly made up by people fleeing from Rome during the ________ persecutions.
CrusadesEast–West SchismFirst seven Ecumenical CouncilsCounter-Reformation







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