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SUMMER 2001 - Heritage Ezine - Year II, No. 9

clickARCHITECTURE

Santa Maria ad Cryptas, Fossa, a seemingly simple, bare church that hides one of the greatest treasures of Abruzzese medieval painting
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clickFAMILY HISTORY

The Gran Conti de' Marsi Berardo, Rainaldo, Oderisio and Teodino, allegedly descended from Charlemagne, were greatly powerful in Abruzzo and Molise from the 10th to the 13th century.
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clickTRADITIONS

There is no clear-cut separation in Abruzzo between artistic production and craftwork. Unknown craftsmen produced in the centuries wonderful pieces in ironwrought, ceramic, copper, lace, carved wood.
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clickITINERARY

Near Torino di Sangro, amid an holm-oak wood, lies a sanctuary of silent quietness, where thousands of white crosses stand out of green lawns against the blue sky, silent reminders of the horrors of the Last World War.
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clickRELIGION

Thousands of pilgrims every year come to see this almost transparent veil, bearind according to tradition and research, the image of the face of Jesus.
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clickRECIPES

Summer is a right time to eat trout, the healthy, lean fish meat angled from the clearest waters of our rivers.
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clickRESEARCH

Among the most precious sources for family history is the Status Animarum which was kept by parish priests. Here an example from Villalfonsina, Province of Chieti.
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All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Pre-Onciario of Bussi, Year 1662. The pre-onciario usually lists only the Heads of the families, though it is often possible to infer relationships with other families.
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All the "CapoFuochi", in alphabetical order by surname, from Canistro, Province of Aquila, from the original book in the State Archive of Aquila.
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All the Heads of Families from Santo Stefano di Sessanio, from the year 1750.
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