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SPRING 2003 - Heritage Ezine - Year IV, No. 19

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UNA BREVE HISTORIA DE LOS ABRUZOS - Primera edición en español, Traducida por Horacio F. Maximino, Rosario (R. Argentina) - Febrero de 2003
Extraída de "Guida dell'Abruzzo" - Roma 1903
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A SHORT HISTORY OF ABRUZZO - Our Translation into English made in the year 2000 of the first chapters of this seminal book on Abruzzo published by Enrico Abbate in 1903.
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Legend and history meet and mingle in the mist of time around this most astonishing castle, the meeting of the dead on the night of 1 November, the bloody hand of Baron Corvo de Corvis... - a contribution by Nicoletta Travaglini
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Memories of the war between Ortona and Orsogna of a Canadian infantry Private, who visited the area again in 1975 and 1980, writing two books about his visit. Here are the pages taking in his return to Ortona and District.
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All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Onciario of Pagliara, no date apparent, approx. 1742-1750. Pagliara (the ancient Palearia where the family of San Berardo and Santa Colomba had origin) was a group of tiny villages at the foot of the Gran Sasso, now all included in the municipality of Isola.
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All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Onciario of Casoli, Year 1750.
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A little bit of Italy flows in a Corfu man's backyard - Village man builds a version of the Fountain of the 99 spouts in tribute to his parents' hometown and his family's heritage.
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"Le Sciacquajje", those unique earrings of our great grandmothers, adorning the beautiful tanned faces of Abruzzese women in the naturalistic paintings of Abruzzese artists of the 19th century.
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All the Capofuochi (Heads of families) in the Catasto of Casentino, now municipality of Sant'Eusanio Forconese.
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All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Onciario of Pentima (presently Corfinio), Year 1742. From the Archive of L'Aquila, with ages and profession of all the capofuochi.
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All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Onciario of Castiglione Messer Marino, Year 1742. Castiglione was a big place for the time, but remote from all major routes of communication, which explains the relatively little variety of surnames.
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All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Onciario of Vastogirardi, Year 1748. At the time province of Molise (part of Abruzzi) then Province of Campobasso and for about 30 years now Province of Isernia.
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