Naples one of the cradle of civilization
If you are curious about Naples or planning a trip there take 5 minutes and look at this presentation about her story.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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NaplesNapleswhere the sky meets thewhere the sky meets theseasea«See Naples and die »- Goethe, Italian Journey (1786-1787)Luca Scamardella
Naples is located insouth Italy 2 hours drivefrom RomeLa
Few figures aboutNaples• 960,000 inhabitants in 2011(D.T area)• Urban area with between 4.1/4.9 MLN inhabitants (8thmost populous urban areain the EU)• Population density of 8,566 per km2• 10 counties divided in 31 boroughs• 9 Universities included the oldest secular university in the word• In 1995 UNESCO listed Naples’ historic city center as the largest in Europe.
The city that always existed• IXe- VIIIeB.C ( new city) – Greek birthΝεάπολις• VIeB.C. - Roman age• 79 B.C. Eruption of Mont Vesuvius : destruction of Pompeiiand Herculaneum• 1,030 A.C Norman age• 1,250 A.C Angevine age – Kingdom of Naples• 1,442 A.C. Aragonese age• 1,734 A.C. Bourbon age Naples was the 2ndcity in Europe with250,000 people living there
Historic center mapThe city is crossed bylongitudinal and transversalstreet called:cardecumaniIn- greekΝεάπολις
The 79 eruption of Vesuvius – PompeiiMural paintingCorpsesEruption reenactmentArcheological siteRoman ageMosaic
The castels- Castel dellOvo - Maschio Angioino- Castel SantElmo - Castello Capuana
Via Caracciolo and the America’s cup
Landscapes – Capri- The blue grotto- Faraglioni- Faraglioni- Exit from blue grotto - La Piazzetta
-L’ île deProcidaIschia’sislandProcida’sisland-Positano
Cultural heritage – The dialectThe Napolitan language (napulitan) is a Roman one, mixed with latin, greek ,French and Spanish.Abbagiur Abat-jourAllummare AllummerGattò GâteauSciantosa ChanteuseTirab(b)usciò Tire-bouchonVaiassa * BaiasseTengo fame (IT:ho fame)Tener (es. Tengohambre )Essere EstarFatto unaschifezza (IT:ridotto unaschifezza)Past tense v.hacer (es. hechoun asco)
The Nativity scene– Il PresepePresepio from 1300Satirical modernpresepioSan GregorioArmeno
Naples between myth and legendSaint Gennaro ceremony
Naples between myth and legendSaint Severo’s chapel
GastronomyIts origins have roots in the Greek-Roman age and it has beenenriched at the end of XVI century by the influence of alldifferent cultures and domination that took over Naples suchas the Aragon and the French oneThe meal is usually divided in : « antipasto », starter« il primo piatto », main course ( a pasta or rice dish)« il secondo piatto », second course ( fish or meat)« il contorno », sides (usually vegetables)« il dolce », dessert
Spaghettis with seafoodand clamsStuffed zucchini flowersMixed patisseriePastiera – Easter cake Struffoli – Christmas cake La cassataLa bruschettaParmigiana with eggplantsPomodorino del Piennolo del Vesuvio
ConclusionWarm, volcanic and sparkling Naples is thecity of the sun, the place where pizza wasborn and the capital of the Italian folklore.While for some people Naples might be thebest city in the word, for others cannot seeits beauties and appreciate them.Anyway its atmosphere does not leaveanyone indifferent
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