Posts Tagged ‘Tempi Connessi’

Frigento is a village in the heart of Irpinia that has known how to combine the opening to the modernity with the respect and the enhancement of its own history. The old town center, inhabited for more than two thousand years, is almost a photography of Frigento of the second half of the Eighteenth century. The...

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...

The village of Villamaina has an ancient tradition of typical products, among which there are different varieties of very scented aromatic herbs such as the Nepeta, a plant also known as ‘calamint’, with whom the tasteful ‘pizzilli’, fritters and main courses of pasta are prepared. This plant is the protagonist of the...

The Certosa di San Lorenzo has been recognized World Heritage Site by Unesco and rises at the feet of the residential area. With the form of a gridiron that remembers the martyrdom of the Saint, the building of the huge structure (13 cloisters, 41 fountains, more than 600 rooms, 1300 meters of colonnades sustained by...

The worship of Saint Vincent Ferrer in Gesualdo goes back, between history and legend, to an unusual event happened in Gesualdo. It is told that the Sicilian religious community ordered to a Spanish artist the realization of the statue of Saint Vincent Ferrer. During the transport of the statue towards its...

On the south-west slope of Vallo di Diano, in Cilento, with its magnificent medieval village, the Municipality of Sanza, set among the mountains of the chain of Cervati, opens the valley to the Gulf of Policastro. Sanza, before the Lucanian  and the Roman presence, has always had a strategic and commercial importance...

The red potato of Padula definitely distinguishes itself from the other varieties of potatoes cultivated on the Italian territory, first of all for the aspect of the tubers that have a red colored peel. Inside it has a milky white color and frequently presents red veins in correspondence to the change cells and near...

The Early Christian Baptistery of San Giovanni in Fonte The Early Christian Baptistery of San Giovanni in Fonte, in Padula, is the only one over the world that uses the baptismal water drawing it directly from the spring on which it rises. Its building dates back to the first centuries of the Christianity. The oldest...

The Church of the Holy Piety in Teggiano is an ex-monastery. It rose in the first years of ‘300 for the Benedictine nuns. Then, in 1474, it was transformed in monastery for the Friars Minor of Saint Francis. The fifteenth-century door of the Church is a masterpiece of Renaissance wood art that, for its value, has been...

The diocesan museum is a kind of tale of the civil and religious history of Teggiano (ancient Diano) and of its diocese, represented in one of the oldest churches of the episcopal town, risen up on the ruins of a roman temple, of which only the external podium remains. The museum collection integrates the history and...