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May 2001 - Year II, No. 7

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 The cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, Atri - a masterpiece of architecture, containing some of the most beautiful frescoes in the region.

Family History

The Cantelmo family, descended from Everard, youngest son of Duncan king of Scotland, were always celebrated for their courage in battle.

Documents

The report of one of the protagonists of a family reunion after almost 50 years: people in Scerni, Chieti, warmly welcome their found again relatives from Argentina.

Traditions

cover On the last Sunday in May billions of daffodils from the Altopiano delle Rocche cover the fancy waggons for this most colorful festival in Rocca di Mezzo.

History

In 1742 Carlo King of Naples ordered each place in the kingdom to declare all information about each citizen, male, female, young and old, all the land and even all the animals.

Itineraries

Grotta del Cavallone From Lama to the Grotta del Cavallone and Taranta, amid a very impressive scenery, an easy itinerary suitable for all.

Recipes

With summer approaching here is a classic, fast and easy recipe, once a traditional dish of poor farm labourers.

Saints

San Rocco San Rocco with his wound on the left thigh and dog carrying a loaf of bread is present in many churches in Abruzzo. Here is his story.