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provide insight into the culture, history, traditions, art, architecture of towns and villages in the Abruzzi region and to help the descendants of the Abruzzese who left their region for remote destinations all over the world to rediscover their roots. help in genealogy research, connecting with relatives, planning visits to the ancestors' homestead. honor the heritage of the Abruzzese shepherds, peasants, artists and craftsmen, saints and brigands, the master goldsmiths and artisans of woodcarving and wrought iron, the stone carvers, masons and architects that built the fortresses, monasteries, palaces and boroughs in harmony with the astounding, rugged landscape of the "strong and gentle" Abruzzo. Abruzzo World Club
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Latest additions: Roccascalegna records, all the families in 1751; Guardiagrele records; Fagnano and Ripa, early 1500's Sant'Eusanio and Casentino, early 1500's; Catasto of Barisciano of the early 1500's; Sassa - Onciario 1753 with all complete families; Montenero d'Omo - Onciario 1753 with all complete families; Ari - Onciario 1742 with all complete families; Pacentro: Catasto Onciario about 1750 with all complete families ... read more...
IN THE SPOTLIGHT:
» Abruzzo and Molise - L'Italia vista dal cielo, Italian text with parallel English translation
» Italian 2013 Elections
» Pope abdication: Celestino V [a.k.a. San Pietro Celestino]
» In Italian Ruins, New York Lessons, by Art Critic Michael Kimmelman, on the reconstruction of L'Aquila
» The snowfall of winter 1956
» 13 January 1915: the earthquake of Avezzano (in Italian)
» That house is now only a memory (in Italian)
»from Nature: Scientists on trial: At fault?
»from the New York Times: After Quake in Italy, Seeking Greener Pastures | In Abruzzi, Italy Shows a Rougher Edge
»John Fante: Il legame con l'Abruzzo | Fante, lo scrittore riscoperto | Dan Fante: ecco l’Olympia di mio padre
»L'Aquila in 3-D
» Archivio Storico de L'Aquila
»Suggested Itineraries in Abruzzo for a short visit: castles, churches.
»Trio99 Vol 1: Traditional music of L'Aquila with booklet of lyrics.
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St. Peter Celestine's Pardon, L'Aquila, every 28th Aug for + 700 years, photos by Valter Carapellese.
Community of torricellani in the world, old pictures, family history, genealogy ...
Seminal studies on brigandage in the Valle Subequana in the years of Italian unification.
A homage to L'Aquila, his family's hometown, with a fountain of the 99 spouts in the States
nature photography as a life choice to defeat ALS from Abruzzo to Kenya, to Alaska, and more...
A moving love story: the fight of Davide's parents from L'Aquila against Canavan disease
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A rich cultural guide by Paolo Di Vincenzo to museums, exhibits, events.
News and events in the smaller localities.
Read the latest offers to find a house in Abruzzo.
Ethno- photography on Abruzzo folklore & culture by Vincenzo Battista (website).
A new novel by Angelo De Nicola on the mystery of San Pietro Celestino.
The great Italian American writer from Abruzzo, in the articles of Paolo Di Vincenzo.
Theater Lab in Abruzzo, "cena con delitto", courses...
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