The surname Vasta was first found in Velletri a town in the province of Rome Italy. It is the seat of the Bishop of Ostia. It is notable for its vineyards. The city dates back to the 4th century B.C. It is rich in art and other treasures. The Palazzo Ginetti is notable. The highest point is the municipal palace. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
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