APRIL 2002 - Heritage Ezine - Year III, No. 16
The article features two ancient Roman towns, Amiternum, near L'Aquila and along the Via Salaria, and Corfinium, a populous city once also capital of the Italic Confederations that opposed the Romans.
Abruzzo Ulteriore I (Province of Teramo) as it appeared to the eyes of Enrico Abbate, a scholar and keen traveller in Abruzzo, in the early 20th century, with an appreciation of the landscape and the economy.
The roast pig is a classical preparation of all feasts and all typical banquets of Abruzzo, a dish the most varied tastes are alternated, joined together and melted. In all market squares and "sagre" the porchetta is never missing.
The Cicoriella, a dish typical of spring made with the bitter vegetable leaves patiently picked in the fields, is traditionally prepared in honor of Christ's mother Mary, the second Sunday after Easter.
Since time immemorial numerous caves in Abruzzo and Molise were used as places of worship, then became churches or small sanctuaries dedicated to Saint Michael Archangel, more commonly known as Sant'Angelo.
All the Capofuochi in the Catasto of Pentima, present-day Corfinio, delivered to Naples in the year 1754, with ages and occupations of all Heads of families.
All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Onciario of Montenerodomo, Year 1755.
All the "CapoFuochi" in the Catasto Onciario of Cagnano Amiterno, Year 1794.
All the "Heads of Families" in a 1715 census in the town of Pescocostanzo. A great resource to see if a family was already there or came from another place.
All the "Heads of Families" in the Catasto Onciario of Roccacinquemiglia, about 1750.
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