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November 2001 - Year II, No. 11

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 San Pelino in Corfinio, commonly known as the Abbazia Valvense, is a superb sight from the outside, a wonderful discovery inside.

Family History

cover The Melatino family, originating from the Lombards, played an important role in the history of Teramo and surrounding places - Also the names of the noble families of Teramo in the 1760's.

Documents

"La Casa Me" (my home), courtesy of 8-year-old Giuseppe Ciamei, a poem in the dialect of Bugnara that was awarded the dialect poetry prize in Scanno in the junior section.

Book Review

cover Three books on brigandage and riots in the Sirente in the 19th century, based on the real documents of the time, to discover what history books did not care to tell. - Author Pasquale Casale (read bio).

History

The name "Italia" was born in the heart of Abruzzo, in the first century BC, as the capital of the confederates fighting against the mighty Romans

Traditions

The history of the Crèche in Italy since 1223, the developments in Naples, some advice on how to make a home crèche.

Recipes

The "Tronchetto di Natale" is an exquisite, easy recipe full of the tastiest ingredients of the season.