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SPRING 2003 - Year IV, No. 19

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

History

"Una Breve Historia de los Abruzos" - Primera edición en español, Traducida por Horacio F. Maximino, Rosario (R. Argentina) - Febrero de 2003. Extraída de "Guida dell'Abruzzo" - Roma 1903

History

"A Short History of Abruzzo" - Our translation into English made in the year 2000 of the first chapters of this seminal book on Abruzzo published by Enrico Abbate in 1903.

Traditions

cover Legend and history meet and mingle in the mist of time around this most astonishing castle, the meeting of the dead on the night of 1 November, the bloody hand of Baron Corvo de Corvis... - a contribution by Nicoletta Travaglini.

History

Memories of the war between Ortona and Orsogna of a Canadian infantry Private, who visited the area again in 1975 and 1980, writing two books about his visit. Here are the pages taking in his return to Ortona and District.

Family History

cover A little bit of Italy flows in a Corfu man's backyard - Village man builds a version of the Fountain of the 99 spouts in tribute to his parents' hometown and his family's heritage.

Traditions

cover "Le Sciacquajje", those unique earrings of our great grandmothers, adorning the beautiful tanned faces of Abruzzese women in the naturalistic paintings of Abruzzese artists of the 19th century.