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  On the Question of Leonardo's "Bicycle"
Between 1966 and 1969, the monks of the "Laboratorio di Restauro" of the Abbey of Grottaferrata, near Rome, were entrusted with the restoration of the Codex Atlanticus of Leonardo da Vinci.
The fundamental clause of this contract was that absolutely no person was to be admitted to see the folios of the Codex during the years of the restoration, and this strict clause was always rigorously observed.
Although these assertions are pure nonsense, they seriously offend the Laboratorio di Restauro of Grottaferrata, the Biblioteca Ambrosiana of Milan, the Catholic University of Milan, and, in particular, the memory of Professor Augusto Marinoni, an extremely upright scholar and the most highly qualified expert in the field of Leonardo's manuscripts.
www.legnano.org /reteciv/marinoni/Question/question.htm   (761 words)

 Italy's Byzantine Catholics
In 1940, these three ecclesiastical territories held an intra-eparchical synod at Grottaferrata to coordinate and assure the consistent use of rites and disciplines.
The monastery of Grottaferrata has its own ancient liturgical tradition and is a source of study for specialists of Byzantine liturgy.
At that first intra-eparchical synod in Grottaferrata, a delegation from the autocephalous Albanian Orthodox Church, composed of eight members and presided over by a bishop, participated as observers.
www.byzantines.net /ourladyofgrace/article2.htm   (1323 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Abbey of Grottaferrata
Till 1608 the community was ruled by priors dependent on the commendatories, but in that year Grottaferrata became a member of the Basilian congregation founded by Gregory XIII, the revenues of the community were separated from those of the commendatories, and the first of a series of triennial regular abbots was appointed.
The triennial system survived the suppression of the Commendam and lasted till the end of last century, with one break from 1834 to 1870, when priors were appointed by the Holy See.
The Greek Rite which was brought to Grottaferrata by St. Nilus had lost its native character by the end of the twelfth century, and gradually became more and more latinized, but was restored by order of Leo XIII in 1881 (see Rocchi, "Badia", cap.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07040b.htm   (806 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Bartholomew of Rossano
Monk at the monastery of Grottaferrata, Frascati, Italy, a house with Greek rites and Basilian Rule.
Abbot at Grottaferrata for forty years, completing the construction and other work started by Nilus, work that turned the monastery into a center of education and manuscript copying, and so extensive that he is often listed as the founder of the house.
Responsible for persuading the corrupt Pope Benedict IX to resign the papacy, reform his life, become a monk, and do penance at Grottaferrata.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintb89.htm   (89 words)

The basilica of the monastery at Grottaferrata, and the chapel of San Cesario, close to the modern episcopal residence, are the only Christian monuments that antedate the destruction of ancient Tusculum in 1191.
Perhaps the villa of the Acilii, a Christian family, on the site of which stands the monastery of Grottaferrata, was the cradle of Christianity for the people of Tusculum.
Among the important churches are: the cathedral, the work of Girolamo Fontana; the Gesù, with its imitation cupola painted by the Jesuit Oblate Pozzo; San Rocco, formerly known as S. Maria in Vivario, the cathedral until 1700; Madonna di Capo Croce, and Madonna delle Scuole Pie.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06243a.htm   (1150 words)

 Castelli Romani (Alban Hills)
Most of the famous Renaissance villas are closed to the public, unfortunately, but there is still plenty to see in the area.
Grottaferrata has a fortified abbey, San Nilo, enclosing a medieval church.
Albano boasts a small museum and Roman remains dating from the 3rd century A.D., when the troops of Septimius Severus were stationed here.
www.inforoma.it /feature.php?lookup=castelli   (481 words)

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Life with the local Fraternity of the College of St. Bonaventure, Grottaferrata, (participation in meals, recreation, prayer and the celebration of the Eucharist).
The proposal of the Study Centre of Grottaferrata wishes to offer a service with these important aims of our religious community and especially of those Friars who wish to live a sabbatical period in the College of St. Bonaventure.
The duration and the organisation of the stay in Grottaferrata are adapted to the needs and possibilities of each individual Friar.
www.fratiquaracchi.it /sabingl.htm   (504 words)

 Grottaferrata - Villa Flavia - Bed and Breakfast - Italia Lodging
Grottaferrata - Villa Flavia - Bed and Breakfast - Italia Lodging
o not forget the areas around Grottaferrata, rich in tourist and cultural attractions.
From the Villa Flavia Bed & Breakfast, you can also easily get to Rome city centre using the Metro and to a whole range of nearby monuments and natural reserves.
www.italialodging.com /est/villaflavia   (273 words)

 New Catholic Dictionary: abbey of Grottaferrata   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Declared a national monument, 1874, it was raised to the rank of a Roman basilica, 1903.
About 1905 the archaeologist Lanciani discovered catacombs near Grottaferrata which had remained untouched since the early days of the Church.
These were acquired by the abbey and excavations begun in 1912 yielded much of interest.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/ncd03756.htm   (145 words)

An important exhibition of Italo-Byzantine art was held here in 1905boO.
See A. Rocchi, La Badia di Grottaferrata (Rome, 1884); A. Mufloz, LAn byzantin a lexposition de Grottaferrata (Rome, 1905); T. Ashby in Papers oft he British School at Rome, iv.
To properly cite this GROTTAFERRATA article in your work, copy the complete reference below:
www.1911encyclopedia.org /G/GR/GROTTAFERRATA.htm   (301 words)

 S. Nilo in Grottaferrata   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On a hill overlooking Rome in the Castelli Romani, 15 ageing monks are about to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of the foundation of an unusual abbey.
It is the abbey of S. Nilo, which dominates the tiny village of Grottaferrata, three km downhill from Frascati and 20 km from Rome.
The main road swishes by it, which is perhaps why few people have heard of it.
www.mirabilis.ca /archives/001551.html   (297 words)

 Digenis Akritis - Cambridge University Press
It survives in six versions, of which the two oldest, dating from the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, are presented here in an edited version.
The manuscripts are preserved in the Grottaferrata monastery near Rome and the Escorial Library in Spain.
Introduction; Sigla; Grottaferrata: text and translation; Escorial: text and translation; bibliography; name index.
www.cup.cam.ac.uk /catalogue/print.asp?isbn=0521397766&print=y   (177 words)

 Fraternitas 41 - eng.
Having examined the report presented by the Guardian of Grottaferrata, Fr.
In a letter to the Guardian of Grottaferrata, Fr.
Romain Mailleux, the General Definitorium stressed the necessity of a close collaboration between the College of St. Bonaventure and the Scotist Commission, the faculties of philosophy and theology in the Pontifical Athenaeum Antonianum, and especially with the Higher School of Medieval and Franciscan Studies, and the Institute of Spirituality in the Antonianum.
www.ofm.org /3/frat/FRAeng41.html   (3191 words)

 Faculty - School of Theology - Seton Hall University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In April 2003, Dr. Murzaku was elected to and currently serves in the executive board of directors of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), the only scholarly association devoted to the study of ethnicity and nationalism from Europe to Eurasia.
Additionally, Dr. Murzaku serves in the editorial advisory board of the Bolletino della Badia Greca di Grottaferrata and has given interviews for the Voice of America and the Vatican Radio.
Murzaku is currently researching the history of Greek Catholic Abbey of Grottaferrata and the rise of Byzantine Catholic Churches in Southeastern Europe.
theology.shu.edu /faculty.htm   (3036 words)

 Zenit News Agency - The World Seen From Rome
VATICAN CITY, MARCH 3, 2003 (Zenit.org).- Here is the statement issued following the first meeting of a delegation of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and a delegation of the Holy See for Religious Relations with the Jews, held in Grottaferrata, near Rome, from Feb. 23-27.
After a preliminary meeting in Jerusalem on June 5th, 2002, high ranking delegations of the Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel met in Villa Cavalletti (Grottaferrata -- Roma) from February 23rd to 27th, 2003.
The discussions, held in a warm and friendly atmosphere, centered on the subject of how to further peace, harmony, and religious values in contemporary societies.
www.zenit.org /english/visualizza.phtml?sid=32190   (1007 words)

 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of November 11
Saint Nilus of Rossano (Sept. 26) selected Grottaferrata at Frascati in the Alban hills as the permanent home of his monks, but it was his third successor, Saint Bartholomew who established the house on a firm and lasting basis, directing it for some 40 years.
The monastery was under Saint Basil's Rule and in the Greek rite.
It was he who persuaded Pope Benedict IX to reform his life and do penance at Grottaferrata (Attwater, Benedictines).
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/1111.htm   (3545 words)

 Grand Hotel Villa Fiorio Rome-Grottaferrata - online hotel reservations
The noble Villa Fiorio is framed by the wonderful Roman Hills and located a few kilometres away from the world's most beautiful city; its furniture is originally antique and very refined.
The Hotel is about 20 Km from Rome in the heart of the Roman Castles area, between Frascati and Grottaferrata.
The Villa was built in the twenties as a private residence and then renovated to become an hotel and restaurant in 1952, maintaining the typical furnishings of the noble houses of that period and preserving its elegance.
www.all-hotels.com /xbook/servlet/hotel-details?partner=142&hotl_id=335418   (425 words)

 Grottaferrata Hotel Rooms Holiday/Vacation Info
Grottaferrata Holiday/Vacation Information -- a perfect resource for your travels!
Extensive Park Of 15.000 Sq.mt. Surrounding The Villa And A 100 Sq.mt. Roof Terrace With A 360-Degree View And Panorama On Rome.
There are currently no Grottaferrata posters available directly through Exploitz.com.
www.exploitz.com /Grottaferrata-c-it.php   (60 words)

 Chi siamo/Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
he Residence is located at the entry of the small town of Grottaferrata, in a peaceful and fully serviced place.
The Residence has: rooms for meeting, course and conferences until 70 places with multimedia services.
Via Roma, 84 00046 Grottaferrata (RM) - Italy
frontierscience.lnf.infn.it /2002/RESIDENCE_Grotta/Residence.html   (86 words)

 Hotels in Grottaferrata, Italy
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The very elegant and charming Locanda dello Spuntino Hotel is situated in the historic centre of Grottaferrata.
We highly recommend these hotels based on the mentioned criteria and feedback from previous guests
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 Accommodation in Grottaferrata Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, Lodgings, Motels
Accommodation in Grottaferrata Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, Lodgings, Motels
If you run a hotel, guest house or bed and breakfast and would like to be included in A1 Tourism's Hotel and Guest House Directory, please contact us
If you require more information about Grottaferrata, you may be able to obtain it from the Grottaferrata Tourist Board.
www.a1tourism.com /italy/grottaferrata.html   (124 words)

 Parkhotel Villa Grazioli - GROTTAFERRATA, ITALY Information Page
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Experience authentic Italian elegance at Park Hotel Villa Grazioli in Frascati, Italy.
www.eztrip.com /Parkhotel-Villa-Grazioli/185002.html   (642 words)

 Monastery E-News April 22a, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Maria Sagheddu was born in Sardinia in 1914, and entered the convent of Grottaferrata in 1935 at the age of 21; she was clothed as a novice in 1936 receiving the name of Sister Maria Gabriella, and made her profession in 1937.
When the abbess, Mother Maria Pia Gullini, of Grottaferrata explained to her community of nuns a request for prayer and offering for the great cause of Christian Unity, Sister Maria Gabriella felt compelled to offer her young life to the cause.
by Mother Martha Driscoll, O.C.S.O. Mother Martha Driscoll, an American by birth, made her Solemn Profession on January 18, 1983 at the Cistercian monastery of Vitorchiano, as a member of the Community that was formerly at Grottaferrata, where Sister Maria Gabriella lived and died.
www.trappist.net /newweb/enews_04_22a_05.html   (2940 words)

 Program Highlights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Connecting the roots with the present, the presenters are exploring the relationship of nationalism, religion, and civil society as well as ecumenical and interreligious relationships.
The Basilian Monks of Grottaferrata and the Pursuit of Christian Unity
The paper will articulate the intricate religious and political circumstances that gave rise to the movement of the Orthodox faithful of mid and southern Albania to unite with the Catholic Church during the last decade of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century.
www.aarweb.org /annualmeet/2005/pbook/highlights.asp   (11893 words)

 Grottaferrata Travel - Tips, Guides & Reviews on Travel Library
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Check out our Grottaferrata hotel reviews before your book.
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 Italy: City of Grottaferrata (RM) - Information, Town Profile, zip code
Italy: City of Grottaferrata (RM) - Information, Town Profile, zip code
City of Grottaferrata: Latium Region (Lazio) - Italy.
Population, official site, zip code and post office, town profile, useful link.
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 Castelli International School - Grottaferrata (Rome, Italy) - C.I.P.A.
Castelli International School - Grottaferrata (Rome, Italy) - C.I.P.A. Description Curriculum Activities CIPA Calendar Message Board Newsletter Alumni Summer Camp Links Contacts Webmail
As we begin a new school year we welcome all new and returning families.
I look forward to seeing those of you who can manage to attend and wish all of you a very enjoyable year at Castelli International.
www.castelli-international.it /cipa.php   (463 words)

 Parkhotel Villa Grazioli - Grottaferrata Hotels - Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Parkhotel Villa Grazioli - Grottaferrata Hotels - Rome
This modernized 16th-Century villa is surrounded by a green park and overlooks both Rome and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
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 I Locandieri Hotel Grottaferrata - Reviews & Official Contact Details
I Locandieri Hotel Grottaferrata - Reviews & Official Contact Details
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 Hotels in Grottaferrata - BOOKINGS online hotel reservations
Hotels in Grottaferrata - BOOKINGS online hotel reservations
The very elegant and charming Locanda dello Spuntino Hotel is situated in the historic centre of Grottaferrata.… More
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