Tag: Puglia

Sulle orme di Bisanzio

In the footsteps of Byzantium Images and text by Luca Palumbo Earth constantly kissed by the sun and whipped by winds that seem to want to uproot the extensive olive groves and vineyards. Land of such beauty that when you reach…

Gocce d’olio nella cucina medievale

Gocce d’olio nella cucina medievale di Vito Bianchi Per buona parte dei Pugliesi, people used to live in close contact with a landscape that for long stretches is covered with authentic forests of olive trees, l’impiego dell’olio d’oliva in cucina è…

Madonna della Grotta a Ceglie

di Pierluigi Papa Madonna della Grotta a Ceglie Messapica (BR) Nel cuore della Valle d’Itria, in un tipico paesaggio rurale di Ceglie Messapica, sulla strada che collega la città con la vicina Francavilla Fontana, è situata una delle numerose chiese…

Maruggio city of knights

Vito Ricci. In the southern Puglia Templars and the number of appropriations, in genere, religious orders-cavellereschi, was rather small overall. The main settlement was Brindisi[1], important port of shipment to the Holy Land, which had a strategic position and…

From the rock-hewn churches rocky habitat: a long journey historiographical

Raffaela Tortorelli. Extract from PhD thesis research in "History of Christianity and the Church”. Title of the thesis: “Cultural areas and hagiographic cycles of the rock civilization. The cases of S. Margherita e S. Nicholas Mottola (Taranto)”. FROM…

Templar settlements in the Murgia

Vito Ricci. Lecture given at the conference "The thorn and the rose. The mystery of the Templars ", Spinazzola, 17 June 2006 The presence of the Templars in Italy so much about the northern regions (for example, along the Via Francigena, one of the arteries…

Reading the Middle Ages

Vito Ricci. The Saracens and the Puglia region of the tenth century. After the fall of the emirs of Bari (871) and Taranto (880) the presence of Muslims in our region did not have anything to fine and, although missing their…