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December 2000 - Year I, No. 28

Index of Issues

Year 2000:  1 ,  2  || Year 2001:  3 ,  4 ,  5 ,  6 ,  7 ,  8 ,  9 ,  10 ,  11 ,  12 || Year 2002:  13 ,  14 ,  15 ,  16 ,  17 ,  18 || Year 2003:  19 ,  20 || Year 2004:  21 ,  22 || Other Years:  23 ,  24 ,  25 ,  26 

Art and Architecture

cover One of the most important Benedectine Abbeys in Abruzzo, San Giovanni in Venere lies a little distance from Fossacesia (CH) on a rock sorrounded by olive trees, with a wide view on the Adriatic below.

Documents

The laws of the Transhumance, the age-old practice that exerted an enormous historical and cultural influence on the character, lifestyle and traditions of the Abruzzese and Molisani - excerpts from the edict of 1447 and a historical overview.

Saints

One of the four patrons of L'Aquila, and patron saint of so many mountain places in Abruzzo, Sant'Emidio is the protector against earthquakes, that so ruinously hit the region during the centuries.

Itineraries

itinerary A natural route in the deep South of Abruzzo, amid the great beauty of the National Park of Abruzzo, through the woods and meadows of Val Fondillo.

Traditions

The events of the month of December: the Immaculate Conception, the Madonna di Loreto, Christmas and New Year's Eve.