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February 2001 - Year II, No. 4

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 This treasure of Christendom, history and the whole mankind, the largest Benedictine church in Abruzzo, rose on an island created by two branches of the Pescara river, an island that exists no more.

Documents

cover Excerpts from "Lucia Bisceglia Lariccia In Correspondence, 1917-1937", Letters and recipes. Copyright 1999, published by courtesy of Ben Lariccia, Jr.

Documents

Saint Peter Celestine was an exceptional, charismatic figure for his contemporaries and excited great expectations for a general rebirth of the Church of his times, being also a powerful source of inspiration for artists, writers and poets.

Itineraries

cover Ascent to Monte Corno along the classic "via normale" through astounding, unforgettable high-mountain landscapes. As the song goes "So' sajitu aiu' Gran Sassu, so' remasto ammutulitu, me parea che passo passo se sajesse aj'infinitu".

History

In our times of greenhouse effect and climate change, here is a surprising description of the weather conditions in Abruzzo from 1809 to 1817. Never published before.

Recipes

"Caggionetti", or "caucenetti" a celebrated recipe from the Abruzzese tradition, a basic form on which many different variations have arisen according to season and inventiveness.

Saints

cover A biography on San Pietro Celestino, one of the most beloved Abruzzese - Molisan Saints, born in the Province of Isernia, who founded hermitages and monasteries throughout our mountains.