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Diocese in the province of Avellino, Italy, suffragan of Salerno ; dates from the eleventh century. Among its bishops were

  • Guido (1004);
  • St. Amatus (1167), author of a history of the Normans in Apulia and Calabria;
  • Roger (1198), who restored the cathedral ;
  • Cardinal Pietro Paolo Parisio (1538), who presided at the Council of Trent ;
  • Francesco Arcudio (1639), a Theatine;
  • Fulgenzio Arminio Monforte (1669), an Augustinian.

In 1820 Montemartino was united to Nusco. St. John, a Benedictine (1084) was the first Bishop of Montemartino; forty of his sucessors are known. Nusco has 19 parishes, with 38,300 inhabitants, and 4 religious houses.


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