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Cimo da Agra, 11. Sarria.lugo
Sarria (Lugo)
Fernando Perez
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Sarria lands have been inhabited since ancient times, although it is difficult to establish what were the first settlers.
There is evidence of settlement since at least the neo - eneolítica phase , as evidenced by documented megalithic burials. Most of the speculation about the pre-Roman inhabitants of the district of Sarria current lack of supporting evidence , although it is known that " seburros " cited by Diego Pazos are " seurri " speaking of Ptolemy , who placed them south Lugo .
The appearance of sigillata pottery and Roman coins , found in the forts of Seteventos , Vilapedre and Margarita , are the peopling of the forts in the region during the late romanization of peninsular Northwest.
The title of "Comes in Sarria " distinction between the Romans granted the companion of a high dignitary and history of the dignity of Count and appears linked to these shores in early medieval times. Since the early twelfth century is quoted as " Comes in Sarria " Rodericus Velez initiator trilogy counts of Sarria in much of the XII century. However, the big story of this town begins with the first pilgrimages to Santiago by the French Way . In the late twelfth century , Alfonso IX founded the town of Sarria , or at least contributes to repopulate their land , you will die in 1230 , a victim of a serious medical condition that occurs when a pilgrimage to the tomb of the Apostle to give thanks for the reconquest of the city of Mérida. In times of Alfonso X (1252-1284) appears as Lord of Lemos and Sarria Esteban Fernández de Castro , who helped in the recapture of the cities of Cordoba and Seville. Although Sarria not on the Codex Calixtino , its medieval history is linked to the pilgrimages .
The result of this cultural and artistic flowering were the foundation for the entire county of San Esteban various monasteries of Calvor (785 ), Santa María de Corvelle ( 857 ) or San Mateo Vilapedre (second half of X). Also related to the Way must cite the Magdalene convent , founded by the Augustinians in the thirteenth century. In the opinion of this convent Diego Pazos born of a shelter for rest and shelter of the pilgrims.
In the High Middle Ages, the story runs parallel to Sarria de Lemos home since the fifteenth century to grant him Pedro Alvarez Osorio title Conde de Lemos with hereditary. Since then the House Lemos was characterized by its links to the Convento de la Magdalena, making various donations for it.
During the early nineteenth century , the region of Sarria highlighted by strong Carlist activity , reaching a state of war declared in November 1839. At the end of that century , the town experienced a major economic and urban growth , based on the set in railroad service (1880 ) and the general improvement of communications , which allowed considerably improve the economic and commercial life of the local environment.