History

TAURASI: PICTORIAL RESTORATION UNVEILS A CHANGE OF MIND OF THE ARTIST The painting attributed to the painter Giacinto Diano, cleaned from the invasive intervention, has made emerge a different planning of the initial drawing. In the Holy Rosary Church in Taurasi, it is conserved the oil canvas ‘The Holy Family’,...

CONTEMPORARY SALERNO The history of Salerno, during the contemporary age, summarizes the main features of the transformation and modernization of Southern Italy (Mezzogiorno). The city and its province have been an important place to test political, cultural and social factors that have characterized its development...

The old town center of Salerno, with its historic value represented by the succession of eras – from its foundation as Roman, then Longobardic and Norman center, up to the Swabians, the Angevins and the Aragonese – is an ideal context for protection and enhancement interventions on archaeological and cultural...

The village where the natural beauties of the landscapes coexist in harmony with the fascination of culture, history and tradition. Until today, it is unknown with absolute certainty who the real founders of Rheginna Maior (Maiori) are. On the birth of this pearl of the Amalfi Coast several hypothesis have been...

The Diocesan Museum of the Cathedral of Salerno, important point of reference for the knowledge of the history and culture of Campania from the Middle Ages to the XVIII century, stays, along with the library and the diocesan archive, in the old ex-archbishop’s seminary, occupied until the Eighties of the last century...