The collaborative digital archives by xDams Open Source Platform

The project of the digital archive around the Battipaglia’s history is the starting initiative of  Mu.Bat project thanks to the particular skills of our initial project partners as  regesta.exe, an italian company specialized in cultural heritage asset management involved by the local touristic company Albergo Riviera Spineta . The service has hosted  by “The Archives Cloud” (www.thearchivescloud.com), based on xDams…

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Avalanche 2017, the Art Collection

The project aimed initially collect artworks of local artists involved through a contest. The mailn goal was to create an “Avalanche 2017” collection thanks their donation by the artists, in order to build a first valuable asset of the Battipaglia Museum and set up a virtuous cycle that would further…

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The Mu.Bat Association

The Mu.Bat association was born, the main objective for which the association was born isto participate in the cultural debate on the territory and to build, together with all the people who want to collaboratea physical and virtual place, where to preserve collective memory and save it from dispersal. The…

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June 21th, the bombing victims memorial

On June 21, 1943, the allied aviation dropped on Battipaglia its first terrible load of bombs, so the long martyrdom of the city began. “Here at Battipaglia we had an Italian Guernica, a town transformed in a matter of seconds to an heap of rubbles.” Norman Lewis, Naples ’43 On…

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The disappeared mayor

(from www.ritornoabattipaglia.it) Battipaglia history is really a recent history but it is marked by events, often painfully, from its early birth, as the first new town born during the turbulent transition from the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies to the Unitary State. Only ten years after the allied bombing and…

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Historical Personalities

Gallery of persons crossing the history of this city. Bernard Law Montgomery Bernard Montgomery was in charge in the command of the British forces in 1943 for the operation “Avalanche”, the landing in the Salerno coast to have men and equipment close to Naples. From Maiori to Paestum the allies…

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