Gargano

RAI00352
Note

Gargano

Collection title

Cose dell'altro Geo

ID

RAI00352

Source

RAI (IT)

First broadcast date

10/17/2008

Production year

2008

Abstract

l Discovery of the Gargano region, located in Puglia and forming a peninsula bordered by the Adriatic Sea. The people of Dauni, related to the Iapyges who came from Illyria, and lived there for a long time resisting the influence of the Greek culture. Visit of a Dauni necropolis dating from the sixth to the third centuries BC . Other notable sites:the Umbra forest, the Early Christian Necropolis of Salata and Salatella, the sanctuary of San Michele Arcangelo in Monte Sant'Angelo. On the activity of pastoralism and farming culture. Discovery of popular rites related to the tarantism,the disease related to the bite of the tarantula spider; as it was believed. The folklore group of Michele Mangano performs the ritual of "taranta".

Type

video

Production companies

  • RAI - Own production

Broadcaster

RAI - RAI Tre

Audiovisual form

Documentary

Primary theme

Landscapes and environment

Secondary themes

  • Society and way of life / Festivals and traditions

Credits / Cast

  • Vergine Aldo - Author of original work
  • Lezona Elvira - Author of original work

Period of events

  • From -1000 to -500

Map locations

  • Italy - South Italy - Gargano

Original language

Italian

Media running time

18m37
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