Marrucini

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The Marruccini lived in the lands from the short stretch of coast between the rivers Pescara (once Aternum) and Foro to the Gorges of Popoli. The name derives from the use of these peoples to plant defensive thickets of Jerusalem …

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Plate of Rapino

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In the Grotta del Colle in Rapino, among other precious finds unearthed there, in 1841 also a 15x15cm-bronze plate with clear inscriptions in the Marrucino dialect was brought to light. The German historian Theodor Mommsen transcribed the plate, which was …

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Ski district Passolanciano Maielletta

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The ski district Passolanciano Maielletta is on the Majella massif, in the Majella National Park, by Pretoro, Rapino (Chieti) and Lettomanoppello (Pescara). It goes from Passolanciano (1306 m) to Maielletta (1995 m), dominating the Adriatic sea. It is made up …

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