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Matera

(mätĕ`rä), city (1991 pop. 54,919), capital of Matera prov., in Basilicata, S Italy, in the Apennines. It is an agricultural and industrial center with woolen textile mills and ceramics and food-processing factories. A Romanesque cathedral (13th cent.) and a castle (16th cent.) are in the city, and Matera's old section contains the Sassi, cave dwellings whose use in some cases may date to the Neolithic.

Matera

 

a city in southern Italy, in the region of Basilicata. It is the capital of the province of Matera. Population, 44,600 (1971). Railroad equipment, ceramic and terra-cotta articles, and olive oil are produced.

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With the chance now to showcase its heritage, Matera is seeing tourism soar with official numbers having risen 170 per cent since 2010.
On her second trip, she has an epiphany in one of Matera's painted caves--dubbed the Sistine Chapel of Matera--and she understands the meaning of forbidden fruit and the way the notion plays out in her family
L'episodio della carcerazione, che desto scalpore in tutta Italia, e stato di recente "narrato" attraverso i pochi atti processuali disponibili nel fascicolo del suo difensore, uno degli illustri penalisti di Matera, l'Avv.
Two years ago Matera had no idea how to win turnovers.
Todd Matera: Brook trout (Holland Pond, Holland), bullhead (Ashumet Pond, Falmouth), carp (Connecticut River, Springfield), channel catfish (Connecticut River, Springfield), landlocked salmon (Stillwater River, Boylston), smallmouth bass (Quabbin Reservoir, Gate 8), sunfish (Quabbin, Reservoir, Gate 8), white catfish (Mashpee-Wakeby Lake, Mashpee), white perch (Coonamesett Pond, Falmouth), yellow perch (Triangle Pond, Sandwich).
Tonight, they head inland to the city of Matera, famous for its caves.
And in Matera at The Lake Club at Lakewood Ranch, London Bay Homes' new lakefront luxury villa models are now open.
The organizers, in addition to Damian, were Waldemar Matera and Jerzy Slezak, supported by the Department of Brass Instruments and Percussion of the Academy of Music in Katowice, a web portal waltornia.pl, Zespdl Panstwowych Szkdl Muzycznych (a complex of state music schools) in Bielsko-Biala, and Zespdl Szkdl Muzycznych (a complex of music schools) in Debrowa Gdrnicza.
Old photographs on display in the proper cave hotel where I spent my second night in Matera showed the interior of one such house with the bed raised up off the ground high enough for a chicken to live underneath it, and a horse and a pig stabled at the far end of the room.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Italy's representative at the European Parliament Barbara Matera underlined the importance of talks between Iran and the world powers in enhancing the international relations, and called for the further expansion of ties between Rome and Tehran.
One is that Matera is writing a theology of the Pauline letters, not of Paul himself.
The selection panel appointed to evaluate applications from Italian cities for the title of European Capital of Culture 2019 met in Rome, on 15 November, and recommended that Cagliari, Lecce, Matera, Perugia, Ravenna and Siena should be short-listed.