Departure for Corigliano and visit the castle attributed to Robert Guiscard in 1073, with adjoining church dedicated to St. Peter. The city is spread gradually around the castle and the churches of “Santoro” and “Santa Maria”. A Rossano instead are to see the CODEX PURPUREUS also known as Rossanensis; It is an invaluable greek Gospels built in V-VI sec. A.D., perhaps in Syria or Palestine. Penned with uncial characters in gold and silver on precious parchment purple color, from which the adjective that distinguishes it, preserves 188 of the 400 original sheets, the size of about cm. 30×20. The pages contain the greek text of the Gospels of Matthew and Mark. The Licorice Museum of Rossano is the only one in Italy to exhibit inside the tools used in the processing, marketing, and extraction of the root from which we get licorice, as well as clothes, objects, manuscripts related to Amarelli, engaged for about 4 centuries in the production of the famous licorice.
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