Silvio Spaventa, Bomba

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Silvio Spaventa (Bomba 1822, Rome 1893), was the younger brother of the philosopher Bertrando Spaventa and uncle and tutor of Benedetto Croce. Prominent figure of the Italian Risorgimento, he gave an effective contribution to the Unification of Italy and was …

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Bertrando Spaventa, Bomba

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Bertrando Spaventa was born in Bomba in 1817 and was leader of the Neapolitan tradition of philosophers in the period of the Risorgimento and unification. He was the brother of Silvio, the famous patriot and statesman, as well as the …

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Bomba

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Bomba is situated in the province of Chieti, near the lake of Bomba. It rises on a hilltop that dominates the Sangro river valley. Its main monuments are: the church of Santa Maria del Popolo (St. Maria of the People), …

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Lake of Bomba

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The Lake of Bomba is a man-made lake, made in 1962 from the barrage of the river Sangro by a dirt dike (the first in Europe) to produce electricity. It is about 7 km long, 1,5 km wide and about …

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