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HISTORY OF LECCE
Lecce has origin laughed them to the messapica city of Sybar called subsequently Lupiae, latinizzato in Licea, Litium, Lexete, Lecce. Last under the roman dominion in III the century a.C. it knew its maximum expansion during the Empire of Mark Aurelio.
Lecce was conquered then from Totila, king of the Ostrogoti, in YOU century d.C. and endured also the domination of Saraceni, Greeks, Longobardi; moreover it was invaded from Ungari and Slavi until passing under the dominion of Bisanzio, in X the century.
It had a progressive decline in age longobarda, in order then to rifiorire under the domination of i Normanni (XI century).

THE CITY OF LECCE
Lecce is a city in Puglia region and has a famous historical-artistic patrimony in the world for its baroque style. Lecce is moreover famous for the working of the cartapesta.
The technique for the realization is almost remained the same one with passing of the years. The heart of Lecce is sure Public square S. Oronzo (Oronzo is the protecting Saint of Lecce).
In the center of the Public square S. Oronzo we can admire a roman amphitheater that was brought back to light nle 1938. An other important monument in the public square S. Oronzo is the "Seat", erected like knows it audiences in 1592; over the portali of such building crews, trophies and coats of arms of the city and Filippo III of Spain are represented. Other building to visit is the Castle erected like adaptation of ancient the defense city from part of Carlo V D' Asburgo, to shape of trapeze composed from 2 concentriche areas separated from a courtyard.
Also the Basilica of S. Croce (of 1549) is one strong testimony of the present baroque style to Lecce. The Dome of Lecce is close Naples Door to the Museum of Castromediano.



Events and manifestations in Lecce

 

Fiere Fiera della Cartapesta Lecce (2008-12-13)

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Fiera della Cartapesta
B&B Palazzo De Giorgi
 

Folklore festa patronale Lecce (2008-08-18)

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festa patronale
B&B L'Angolo
 
 

Municipalities of Lecce:

Acquarica del capo Alezio Alliste Andrano
Arnesano Carmiano Castrignano dei greci Castrignano del capo
Corsano Cursi Cutrofiano Diso
Guagnano Martano Melissano Miggiano
Morciano di leuca Neviano Otranto Poggiardo
Porto cesareo Presicce Salice salentino San cassiano
San pietro in lama Santa cesarea terme Scorrano Seclý
Sogliano cavour Soleto Specchia Squinzano
Supersano Surbo Taurisano Trepuzzi
Tuglie Ugento Uggiano la chiesa Vernole
Zollino




Part of the information regarding the history, the art, the traditions and the events about the city of on this page is drawn from www.wikipedia.org respecting the GNU Free Documentation License.