Cloister

Constructed in 1621, I represent simplicity and beauty of the Franciscan way of life. The Baron Francesco Filomarino, a feudal lord of Ruffano from 1607 to 1626, contributed to my construction.A small door leads to a square cloister, made of arches leaning on thick pillars...

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...

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...

Dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua, adjacent to the Church dedicated to the saint, constructed on authorization by the Archbishop of Otranto, Diego Lopez De Andrada of the Hermits of Saint Augustin, I was erected by the Reformed Fathers in the 17th century (1624-1628)...

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