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April 2001 - Year II, No. 6

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 La Rocca di Calascio, the highest fortress in the Apennines, has enchanted visitors and film directors for its astounding scenery.

Family History

cover The article follows the historical events that accompanied the rise and fall of the great Orsini family, one of the most powerful in Italy, in our region.

Traditions

cover On the first Thursday in May snake charmers, faithfuls and today tourists gather in Cocullo for the most pagan of Christian feasts.

Itineraries

cover Amid the majestic Bosco della Martese, the theater of great historical battles, the sanctuary of the white fir and many botanical species, we rise to the Morricana Falls.

History

cover A short introduction to the social and political reasons of brigantage soon after the unity of Italy

Saints

San Domenico is the patron saint of many places in Abruzzo and central Italy and the object of celebrated cults like the Serpari in Cocullo

Interviews

cover From La Carlota, Argentina, radio conductor Alberto Santini sends an interview aired in March to his uncle, on how Jose, Alberto's grandfather, born in Casalbordino, composed a successful tango.

Recipes

In these times of worries about beef and veal, let's rediscover the traditional lamb recipes of our ancestors.