ATRI, a town of the Abruzzi, Italy, in the province of Teramo,
6 m. W. of the station of that name on the railway from Ancona
to Foggia, and 18 m. due E.S.E. of Teramo, on the site of the
ancient Hadria (q.v.). Pop. (1901) 13,448. Its Gothiccathedral
(1285-1305) is remarkably fine; and the interior, though spoilt
by restoration in 1657, contains some important frescoes of the
end of the 15th century by Andrea di Lecce and his pupils. The
crypt was originally a cistern of the Roman period. The palace
of the Acquaviva family, who were dukes of Atri from 1398 to
1775, is a massive building situated in the principal square.
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