Posts Tagged ‘Polla’

The history of Polla comes from the dawn of times and it becomes really difficult, for anybody wants to venture into the long and deep tunnel of the past times, to establish the starting date. Neglecting, at least for now, the told history, let us try instead to analyze an aspect, important in the historiography of a...

The plaque of Polla (Lapis Pollae) is an epigraph in Latin and stays in front of the Taverna del Passo, along the state highway 19 of Calabrie. Lapis Pollae is a ‘milestone’ of Roman age, an inscription on stone that gives news about the building of Via Annia, which connected Reggio to Capua. It was realized around...

There is no person in Polla who does not know the story of Maria Marmora. Anyone has heard about Maria Marmora by the grandparents; a story passed down from one generation to another, until becoming legend in the local folklore heritage. It is said that Maria Marmora was a woman who lived in the zone of the castle, it...