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9 June 2000

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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9 June 2000 - Il Messaggero

Loreto Aprutino - Historical feast and congress on San Zopito this Sunday / Si svolgerà domenica un convegno, in occasione della processione del Bue di San Zopito
"Tradizioni e cultura del territorio - Il Bue di San Zopito, i Vetturali, l'Abruzzo dei riti", title of the meeting at 17 this Sunday in Castello Chiola. The "Bue di San Zopito" is one of the most interesting Abruzzese traditions: in 1711 while the saints' relics were being carried in a procession, an ox knelt down. nobody knows the real name of the saint, on whose tombstone the following words were placed: "Sopitus in Domino" (=asleep in God).

9 June 2000 - Il Messaggero

Teramo - Museums open up 23 hours in summer / Estate, la sera si va al museo
16,000 visitors at the Piceni exhibition in the first three months. From 11 july to 31 august the museum will be open up to 11 p.m. hours

9 June 2000 - Il Centro

Castel di Sangro - Ancient well found / Ritrovati i resti di un antico pozzo
In contrada Acquasanta prof. Domenico Sansonetti of the "Alto Sangro" Archeoclub found traces of ancient water canals just near the remains of monastery San Giovanni D'Acquasanta, a reting place of Pope Celestino V.

9 June 2000 - Il Centro

Mick Jagger & Co. / Michele Rotelletta & C. , by Michele d'Alessandro
Italians are always too ready to attribute a halo effect to foreign names, which would sound perfectly normal in the original countries. But translations are certainly surprising. Follows a list of famous Anglo-Saxon names.