ItalyHeritage: Keep in Touch with your Roots
Wherever they went in the world, Italians brought along a cultural background of thousands years of history, art, traditions, music, cuisine. It is the mission of their descendants to keep the great heritage of Italy alive, and our mission to help offering:
- insights into the very soul of Italian cities, towns and villages and the great wealth of historical, cultural, artistic and natural beauties;
- genealogy research, records, documents, archives, to help the descendants of Italians to get back to their roots through research;
- articles and videos, to rediscover the importance of the traditions that forebears kept as their special treasure in their quest for a better future.
A collection of records and indexes from archives, research, libraries and cemeteries, mostly Abruzzo, some from Molise and Lazio; a guide to research, and to Italian citizenship for descendants of Italiant emigrants, an archive of postings for Abruzzo and Molise since 1999.
Italian Regions and Provinces
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Online since 1997 as Abruzzo 2000, this section offers insight into the culture, history, traditions, art, towns and villages in the Abruzzi region; also guestbook archive, news archive, itineraries, events, a shop.
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Improve your Italian language: a beginner's Italian course, literature, video recipes to learn Italian while cooking, excerpts from movies and documentaries, with parallel English translation for a full immersion in true Italian-speaking situational contexts.
Articles about research, genealogy, and the traditions that our forebears kept as their special treasure in their quest for a better future, and the great wealth of historical, cultural, artistic and natural beauties of Italy.
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The festivities for San Nicola in Bari in early December.
PDF English report about the characteristics of COVID-19 patients dying in Italy, based on available data on Dec 2nd, 2020.
English Translation of Dr. Gian Luca Garetti's original Italian article.
How a martyr from Terni became the protector of romantic love.
List of Italians of unknown origin born, married or deceased abroad.
A tradition of the 1950s re-enacted in modern times.
Secrets on making coffee with the traditional flip coffee pot.
Names of the volunteers of the 1860 Expedition...
The cryptic Botticelli's Primavera...
The fascinating Crollalanza - Shakespeare theory...
An 1865 Garibaldini song full of courage and sadness...
Patented in 1946, an icon of Italian life...
30 foods to live long and healthy...
A 2010 TV movie on St. Filippo Neri, who devoted himself to street kids...
A simple, "poor" recipe of Southern Italian cuisine, for which every "nonna" had her special secrets...