Landscape in Atrani
Landscape in Atrani
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Atrani is the smallest town in Italy by extension (965 inhabitants), and is the only town on the Amalfi Coast to preserve its characteristic landscape and ancient fishing village, a true gem and that, with the beach, form a natural theater, topped by the highway that crosses the entire coast. Etruscan port was greek or around the sixth century: around 1000 it was occupied by the Normans the Swabians, the French and finally by the Spanish. In recent years the history of the village is closely linked with that of the Amalfi Coast.Ascend to the throne in 1734 the Neapolitan Bourbons and the new regents there is a breath of culture and development. In fact, the valley of the Dragon paper mills, textile factories and especially pasta, give the country a more prosperous trade.The village of Atrani has developed around the many churches in the area of the municipality.
The Collegiate Church of St. Mary Magdalene, was founded in 1274 on the ruins of an ancient medieval fortress, by citizens who wanted to thank SM Maddalena for their deliverance from a garrison of soldiers Saracens.Particularly relevant is the church of S. Salvatore de Birecto coronation seat of the Doges, through the imposition of the cap doge. It was built in the tenth century, the most important elements is the bell tower clock that dominates the front of the church and a bronze door of 1087 donated by a wealthy merchant, then a marble pluteus of the twelfth century. Depicting an allegorical scene celebrating-with two peacocks in relief with a central shaft.Church of St. Salvatore de BirectoPure if small, Atrani has a repository of many churches and chapels: the Franciscan Monastery of S. Rosalia. In addition there are the churches of S. Maria del Bando below the Tower of the Ziro, the church of S. Mary Immaculate, the Chapel of St. Gertrude and the church of S. Michael Fuori le Mura, famous for his bizarre kind of construction.The famous German philosopher Walter Benjamin, who is visiting the Amalfi Coast in 1924, he was particularly impressed and described it thus:”The baroque staircase curve slightly upwards towards the church. The gate behind the church. The Litany of the old all’avemaria: introduction to the first class of the transition. If we turn surrounded the church, as God himself, with the sea. (. ..) Lanes as ventilation ducts. In the market square with a fountain.
Towards evening, women from its edges. Then lonely. A bubbling archaic. “Not far from the little church of Santa Maria del Bando, on the eastern slope of Mount Aureo, and placed a beautiful cave called Masaniello, because it is taking refuge in the famous revolutionary who had Atrani origins.In 1923 he arrived in Mauritius Cornelius Escher Coast where he produced some 110 works that he described as “… exercises …”, His works depict the entire coast, but was Atrani exert a particular fascination:” the village “as he called it, attracted him to the” magical atmosphere “of the streets, tunnels was born” ATRANI, Amalfi coast “of 1931 and the” Metamorph “of 1939, and the second of the ’40s that is now in The Hague, in the general direction of Postal Oland
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