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Itinerari Della Bellezza
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Four documentaries created by RAI Culture (Italian public television) explore the regions of the Alto Adige, Umbria, Abruzzo, and Basilicata. The viewer is treated to breathtaking landscapes, and the narrator provides historical background to the many architecturally significant places that are visited. Richly ornamented Romanesque churches are featured, including places associated with St. Francis of Assisi (1181/2 - 1226).

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Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Welcome to breathtakingly beautiful Basilicata with its mountains and sea, light and silence.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

This segment features Melfi, a city at the base of Mount Vulture, where Frederick the Second of Swabia spent a number of years.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The Archeological Park of Venosa is the highlight of this segment. We see the building projects of Robert Guiscard, the Norman conqueror of southern Italy and Sicily.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The segment features Acerenza and its 11th century cathedral, which was built over pagan and Early Christian constructions.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The segment concentrates on the environs of Matera, its rugged beauty, and the sacred art and architecture that makes use of natural grottoes.

Itinerari Della Bellezza - Basilicata - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Pythagoras, after leaving Croton, brought his school of philosophy to Metapontum. This key city of Magna Graecia [Greater Greece] brings the series on Basilicata to a close.

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