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APRIL 2001 - Heritage Ezine - Year II, No. 6

clickARCHITECTURE

La Rocca di Calascio, the highest fortress in the Apennines, has enchanted visitors and film directors for its astounding scenery.
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clickFAMILY HISTORY

The article follows the historical events that accompanied the rise and fall of the great Orsini family, one of the most powerful in Italy, in our region.
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clickTRADITIONS

On the first Thursday in May snake charmers, faithfuls and today tourists gather in Cocullo for the most pagan of Christian feasts.
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clickITINERARY

Amid the majestic Bosco della Martese, the theater of great historical battles, the sanctuary of the white fir and many botanical species, we rise to the Morricana Falls.
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clickHISTORY

briganteA short introduction to the social and political reasons of brigantage soon after the unity of Italy
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clickSAINTS

San Domenico is the patron saint of many places in Abruzzo and central Italy and the object of celebrated cults like the Serpari in Cocullo
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clickINTERVIEW

From La Carlota, Argentina, radio conductor Alberto Santini sends an interview aired in March to his uncle, on how Jose, Alberto's grandfather, born in Casalbordino, composed a successful tango.
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clickRECIPES

In these times of worries about beef and veal, let's rediscover the traditional lamb recipes of our ancestors.
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clickRESEARCH

All the "CapoFuochi" (=heads of families), with age and profession, in alphabetical order by surname, from the Catasto Onciario of Ripa Teatina, Prov. Chieti, of the year 1747. The catasto was published recently by Tinari.
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clickRESEARCH

All the "CapoFuochi" with age and profession, in alphabetical order by surname, from Introdacqua, Prov. L'Aquila, dated 1751. The original book is in the State Archive of Naples.
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