Italians and the Irish Potato Famine of 1847

Vicalvi and Brocco

Vicalvi – scandals, etc and the Tarantella

Deafness and other afflictions

Poverty in Sora 1855

Fugitive couples in Picinisco, San Donato and Alvito

Letters to the Bishop – Giulio Calvi 1608

Giulio Calvi. Bishop of Sora 1608


Pandemics! What have we learned in 200 years?

For more than a year the world has been struggling with a pandemic that has killed almost four million of the population even with today’s medical knowledge.  The world has been battling viruses for centuries and the methods of fighting virus diseases really hasn’t changed much. 200 years ago smallpox was endemic to Europe, Asia … Continue reading