Le fondazioni albanesi calabro-sicule (XV sec.).

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The Albanian settlement in Sicily, Calabria and Puglia can be considered as the result of a forced "spontaneous" exiled for religious reasons, characterized by successive waves of migration occurred for about a century (1448-1532). The settlement of the fallout analyzed the phenomenon in many ways takes into account the historical conditions of the country of origin (Albania) and those of the regions concerned (the kingdom of Naples and Sicily) for the definition of a large reference methodological framework. From historical events emerge essentially two phases that characterize the inclusion of Albanians in southern Italy and in Sicilia.La before you can define the military, for the action of the Albanian militias in the policy of internal repression to the Aragonese kingdom. The second phase (of colonization and repopulation) seems more directed to the economic and social contextualization. Sicily in the fifteenth century, entire families from Calabria and (if called by the Lords that it accollavano travel expenses), large groups of Albanians and Epirotes that they agreed to repopulate old uninhabited houses and founded new colonies were accepted: Palace Adriano (1482) Biancavilla (1488), the Plain (1488), Mezzojuso (1501), Countess (1520), San Michele di Ganzaria (1534). Sicilian colonies are compared to those of southern Italy more episodic than the pre-existing territorial characters. In the settlement fabric of Calabria, were however populated medieval villages more systematically having predominantly the reference to areas already occupied in previous decades. The territorial scale to the urban settlement that the constant has emerged, as did the original character gijtonia that is configured and is recognized in the public space. It 'was possible to analyze some peculiarities of Calabrian towns that still retain the original features Cervicati (1468), S. Martina After (1470), St. Benedict Ullano (1472) Rota Greca (early fifteenth century) Cerzeto (early XVI ). The study highlighted the need to operate a summary based on the comparison of the colonies that have kept the traditions and language. The survey on Albania settlements, recognized historically as the exodus bases,
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationSTORIA DELL'URBANISTICA
Pages182-200
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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