Today we take advantage of this date, 10 June (in 1940 Italy declares war), to tell a story (from what we know few know) of a group of people from Atina rescued at the end of the Second World War in Assisi. Our territory was hit hard, Atina and the other villages of the Comino […]
Marco di Atina known as Galileo, was a contemporary of Jesus and originally from Galilee. Having come of age, after a long journey, he arrived in Atina. Here, a guest of the noble and wealthy Palaziano, the most illustrious of the whole city, who had welcomed the apostle Peter from Antioch to Rome, he was […]
Today, 16 February 2020, a splendid walk, going up from the “Madonnella” and following the “green path” traced and marked on the map of the Saint Stefano hill, created by the Naturalmente Atina network.
The junction point between the red route (Madonnella) and the yellow one is at the top of the first level of the hill (550 mlm), where an entrance gate to the pre-Roman city was probably located, along the circuit of the cyclopean walls.
From Via della Veduta, which leads from Atina to Villa Latina, you immediately cross the Madonnella path (difficulty 0/1). When you arrive after a pleasant walk almost level, the Church of the Immaculate Conception appears immediately and a little further on the chapel dedicated to the Madonna, with a nice place attached for a relaxing […]
According to the legends and news reported in the Chronicon Atinense Ecclesiae (1145-1150) of the benedictine monk Pietro Diacono, Marco, a galilean disciple of the apostle Pietro and ordained bishop by him, was killed in Atina during the persecution of Domiziano (95-96), martyred by two nails in the head. His cult was recovered following some […]
The ancient village of Atina rises in a dominant position, close to the Meta mountain group, in the heart of the Mainarde, in the upper Melfa valley, the Comino Valley. The origins and the legend There are many opinions on the origin of its name. Those who believe it was founded by Saturn (Saturnus in […]
Terrisio di Atina, who lived in the first half of the 1200, was a magister (professor) at the Studium (university) in Naples, and a circle of students had to be built around him, ready to joke. We received three humorous letters relating to the teaching activity: in the last one, the professor Terrisio, “cui nomen […]
“Comune siglato ai margini della linea “Gustav” ed a pochi chilometri da Cassino, occupato dalle truppe tedesche, subiva violenti saccheggi, devastazioni e continui bombardamenti che causavano la morte di numerosi cittadini, nonché la quasi completa distruzione del patrimonio edilizio. La popolazione, costretta a rifugiarsi nei paesi vicini, seppe resistere con fierissimo contegno agli stenti e […]
34 innocent civilians of Atina died during the German occupation and there were many more injured and mamed during the bombing and shelling of the town and the surrounding area. Filippo Amato Giacinto Bartolummuci, Cristina Bastianelli, Maria Bastianelli, Teresa Bove, Fortunato Bracciale Cleto Caira, Ernesto Caira, Silvio Caira, Paolo Carbone, Orazio Coppola, Carmela Corsi Lucia D’Annunzio, Enrico De Angelis, Francesco De Angelis, Mario De Ciantis, Vincenzo Del Prete, Giovanna […]