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  • MATERA, a city of Basilicata, Italy, in the province of Potenza, from which it is 68 m.
  • The principal building is the cathedral of the archbishopric of Acerenza and Matera, formed in 1203 by the union of the two bishoprics, dating respectively from 300 and 398.
  • Under the Normans Matera was a countship for William Bras de Fer and his successors.
  • The chief towns are Potenza (pop. 1901, 16,186), Avigliana (18,313), Matera (17, 237), Melfi (14,649), Rionero in Vulture (11,809), Lauria (10,099).
 
 

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