Proverbs of Maratea



'A VUCCA E' NA RICCHIZZA

A funny and smart collection of sayings and proverbs in "marateoto" dialect.


I ditteri e i Proverbi di Maratea 


A funny and smart collection of sayings and proverbs in marateoto dialect, organized by topic with the dialect news, geography and history of Maratea as well as tourist information.
 
<< Do you know a people until we capture the nuances of his language.
In realizing this operetta .... we were anxious to show that part of our linguistic heritage which, although rich in color, humor and wisdom, is likely to be forgotten. (....)
For us it not only bears witness to the wealth of our popular culture but aims to be a pleasant opportunity to bring people away. >>


(From the preface of the book)


CONTENTS and AUTHORS

a selections of topics:
....
Il Dialetto 


DETTI E PROVERBI 
a tavola 
le bestie 
ah, le donne 
la vita famigliare 
santi e peccatori 
denari e miseria 
acqua, aria, fuoco e vento 
la vita quotidiana

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From the passion by


Francesco FEMINELLA  
&
Pasqualino LIBERATORE  


 
with the original designs by
Rossano LIBERATORE