Isola Comacina and its ancient parish. by Luigi Mario Belloni

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Published by P. Cairoli in Como .

Written in English

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SeriesMinima Lariana, 2
LC ClassificationsDG975.I63 B43
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p., incl. plates.
Number of Pages84
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Open LibraryOL5160973M
LC Control Number74505691

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At the head of Parish of the Island, which included the territories adjoining, the Comacina had a political and economic dominance, with its strategic fortification system. Even now called Castle (castèl), the Island was a fortress, with houses and churches surrounded by high walls.

Prized for its distinctive nature and splendid views, the Island Comacina regained it’s honour, sincethrough the realization of the three houses of artists in rationalistic style, designed to make the Island a home of fine art, and thanks to a series of archaeological excavations conducted by scholars Ugo Monneret de Villard () e.

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Isola Comacina is a small wooded island of Italy’s Lake Como, administratively a part of the commune of Ossuccio. It is located close to the western shore of the Como arm of the lake in front of a gulf known as Zoca de l'oli, a Lombard name referring to the local small-scale production of olive oil.

When the war broke out between Como and Milan, Isola Comacina (Comacina Island) sided with those from Milan and helped them destroy Como. It was its end - the revenge of the people of Como broke out in everything was destroyed and silence is the only thing remaining on the island.

Apr 25,  · isola Comacina is the only little island on Lake Como, it is a nice place to go for a day trip, by boat,you can make a walk around the island, have a coffee or gelato or have a nice amazing lunch at the Locanda.A place to visit if you go to Lake Como.5/5().

Sep 16,  · Isola Comacina is the only island on Lake Como. It’s a beautiful island with a stunning view and one of the finest restaurants at the lake. You haven’t seen 4/4(). Sala Comacina is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Como.

As of 31 Decemberit had a population of and an area of square kilometres ( sq mi).Country: Italy. Locanda dell'Isola Comacina, Ossuccio: See unbiased reviews of Locanda dell'Isola Comacina, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #1 of 6 restaurants in Ossuccio.4/4().

Isola Comacina is the only island on Lake Como. It’s a beautiful island with a stunning view and one of the finest restaurants at the lake. You haven’t seen Lake Como until you have visited the Location: Via Somalvico, Ossuccio, Italy.

However, we have no documents or remains of that period, apart from a fragment of a memorial stone dating back to the 1st or 2nd century A.D. and walled into the base of the Parish church steeple.

From the High Middle Ages toLezzeno belonged to Pieve d’Isola and Isola Comacina was its centre. During Middle Ages both the Island, known as Isola Comense or Cumana, and the nearby mainland achieved a great economical and political importance with the help of the bishop of Como.

In a year war between Como and Milan broke out; the Island formed an alliance with Milan, which defeated the enemy in Locanda dell’Isola Comacina: Historic Island Restaurant on Lake Como This restaurant on its own island in the middle of Lake Como has been a hit since the s.

George Clooney loves it and so will you. Feb 08,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user Set in a point of considerable strategic importance, the town has been since antiquity a fortified part of a wider defense system which extended as far as Lenno and the Isola Comacina to obstruct the passage of invaders.

The ancient centre of the village is very picturesque. For the wedding dinner the couple and their guests have landed on the Island Comacina, the only island in Lake Como, a place where you can still breathe the atmosphere of bygone eras the Locanda dell' Isola with its old landlord is was the ideal location for a casual.

Gravedona ed Uniti is a small town that came out of the merger, inof Gravedona, Consiglio di Rumo, and ekodeniz.comd on the north-western banks of Lake Como, Gravedona ed Uniti is the perfect destination for all who seek peacefulness and tranquility. While walking in the streets of Gravedona, you can’t help but notice how its buildings, especially churches, evoke the charm of its.

The opposite wall, which faces the lake, bears an intense painting depicting Saint Christopher. With his feet open, it looks as though the body of the Saint is moving out of the wall. The canons of Saint Eufemia probably commissioned the cycle of paintings depicting Saint James when leaving the Isola Comacina following its sack in Dec 01,  · Book Now and Save.

Hotel Locanda La Comacina in Comacchio Bed and breakfast and restaurant with traditional fish specialities. With its distinguished, and a little bit retro, facade, reflecting off Canal Maggiore, close to the Clock Tower in the heart of Comacchio old town centre, the Locanda La Comacina is an unmistakeable point of reference.

Menaggio historic itinerary. Menaggio has various historical monuments which recall its importance through the ages. It was a town of note in ancient times because of its privileged geographical position, at the point where the Via Regina (road bordering the western side of the lake) met the road leading through the Val Menaggio to Lugano and the valley of Ticino.

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Hospitale (Hospice) and church of S. Maria Maddalena (St. Mary Magdalene). Information. Location: The Hospitale and church of S. Maria Maddalena form a complex located between the present Strada Statale Regina and the Old Via Regina in Ospitaletto di Ossuccio, on the banks of Lake Como, facing the Comacina island.

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$ per night (Latest starting price for this hotel). Its origins are linked to the Comacina Island where today you can find archaeological remains and the artists houses in the rationalist style. Isola Comacina was home to an important church at the beginning of Christianity, fortified by the Byzantines, then defeated by the Lombards.

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I obviously didn’t do enough research beforehand to realize getting around town would be so difficult without a vehicle. But this has nothing to do with the AirBnB experience, which was exceptional. And we were able to explore Sala Comacina and Isola Comacina.

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more less. Bellagio participated with its fleet as an ally of Milan, Isola Comacina and Gravedona. The war ended with the destruction of Como and its subjection to Milan, from which it took decades to recover.

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