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Frascineto | Santa Maria Assunta
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Frascineto was founded by the Arbëresh, an Albanian minority. They moved to southern Italy from Albania in the late 15th Century, when their home country had come under the rule of the Osman Empire. Their descendants still follow Byzantine rites.

Tuesday 3 April 2012 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Italy (3995 visits)