The cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, Atri - a masterpiece of architecture, containing some of the most beautiful frescoes in the region.
MAY 2001 - Heritage Ezine - Year II, No. 7
The Cantelmo family, descended from Everard, youngest son of Duncan king of Scotland, were always celebrated for their courage in battle.
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.
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.
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.
From Lama to the Grotta del Cavallone and Taranta, amid a very impressive scenery, an easy itinerary suitable for all.
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.
With summer approaching here is a classic, fast and easy recipe, once a traditional dish of poor farm labourers.
All the "CapoFuochi" (=heads of families), with age and profession, in alphabetical order by surname, from the Catasto Onciario of Villamagna, Prov. Chieti, of the year 1747, from the original book in the Archive of Naples.
All the "CapoFuochi" with age and profession, in alphabetical order by surname, from Sant'Eusanio, Prov. L'Aquila, undated, from the original book in the State Archive of L'Aquila.
All the "CapoFuochi" with age and profession, in alphabetical order by surname, from Pietracatella, formerly Province of Capitanata, now Campobasso, Molise, from the original book in the State Archive of Naples.
The names of the noble families in the city of Aquila, as recorded in 1626. The recording was made, says the author, since "each cobbler claims he is a gentleman".
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