APRIL 2001 - Heritage Ezine - Year II, No. 6
La Rocca di Calascio, the highest fortress in the Apennines, has enchanted visitors and film directors for its astounding scenery.
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.
On the first Thursday in May snake charmers, faithfuls and today tourists gather in Cocullo for the most pagan of Christian feasts.
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.
A short introduction to the social and political reasons of brigantage soon after the unity of Italy
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
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.
In these times of worries about beef and veal, let's rediscover the traditional lamb recipes of our ancestors.
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.
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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