Benevento (Campania)

Benevento is a city of Campania, 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Naples. It is situated on a hill 130 metres (427 feet) above sea level at the confluence of the Calore Irpino (or Beneventano) and the Sabato. It is also the seat of a Roman Catholic archbishop The city occupies the site of the ancient Beneventum, originally Maleventum or still earlier Maloenton. The meaning of the name of the town is evidenced by its former Latin name, translating as good or fair wind. In the imperial period, it was supposed to have been founded by Diomedes after the Trojan War. Benevento boasts an impressive artistic and historical heritage. Due to its artistic and cultural significance, the Santa Sofia Church in Benevento was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011, as part of a group of seven historic buildings inscribed as Longobards in Italy, Places of Power (568–774 A.D.).

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Recipes From Campania

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The best known version of this iconic dessert, Neapolitan pastiera, is made with whole wheat berries. But there’s a much less labor-intensive twist that uses pasta instead.

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Filled with the flavors of the area — anchovies from Cetara, black olives of Gaeta, raisins, pine nuts and tender escarole — this first course is a classic favorite in Naples.   

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A specialty of Campania, this flavor-infused meat sauce is traditionally served with cavatelli, a pasta with a name deriving from “cavato” (carved out).

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Moist brioche cake soaked in sweet rum syrup, rum babá is a favorite Neapolitan dessert. It’s so beloved that there’s even a Neapolitan expression: Sì nu babbà.
 

What others are saying about Campania

I am attempting to translate my greatgrandfather's 1873 Birth Certificate. The two highlighted words in the image below are confusing me. My translation is:

@ndaly asks:

Hello all,

I am wondering if anyone can give any guidance on if there are licensed architects or drafts-persons who can work virtually with owners on drawing plans for home renovation in Italy (Naples) 

Any insight to this process would be so helpful. 

ND

 

@ralph_1 asks:

What is the fax machine number for torre del Greco commune?

 

I want to get a birth certificate for dual citizenship by blood. 

 

I keep faxing to this number but it fails. 

 

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