Scorrano

There was in Scorrano, in ancient times, the existence of two churches dedicated to Saint John, one in respective to the Baptist and the other to the evangelist, both built in piazza Municipio, the old town square. The exact date of their construction is not known. Historical references on them...

My history narrates the passage from a greek-byzantine rite to a Latin rite in the small town of Scorrano. The arrival of the Friars Minor of the convent in the 15th century was desired by the feudatory, Raimondina Centelles, subordinate to the Principality of Taranto...

This is an area that has experienced ups and downs in the past ten years of the 20th century, spoiling its aspect, hence the need for a joint force to make up for years of negligence and abandonment...

The convent was founded by the Friars Minor Conventuals in mid 15th century. Documentary evidence can be found on a list of convent foundations of 1464. The convent was for the first time destroyed in 1809, forcing the conventuals to abandon it...

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