Cosimo De Giorgi was born in this house of Lizzanello (via Cosimo De Giorgi) on the 8th of February 1842. Sixty years after his death the Municipality wanted to honour the eminent citizen by dedicating to him a memorial tablet on the facade of the house.The italian inscription reads as follows:
“IN QUESTA CASA/ NACQUE/L 8 FEBBRAIO 1842/ COSIMO DE GIORGI/ CHE/ PER L’ALACRE IMPEGNO/ DEL/ GENIO SUO MULTIFORME/ RINNOVÒ/ TEMPERANDOLE/ DI AMMIRABILE ARMONIA/ LA SCIENZA E L’UMANITÀ/ DI/ ANTONIO GALATEO/ — /FIERA E GRATA/ DI/ TANTO FIGLIO/ LIZZANELLO/ NEL LX DELLA MORTE/ POSE”.
(In this house/ was born/ on the 8th of February 1842/ Cosimo De Giorgi/ who/ for the active commitment/ of/ his versatile genius/ renewed/ reviving/ of admirable harmony/ the science and humanity/ of/ Antonio Galateo/—/ Proud and grateful/ for/ his son/ Lizzanello/ posed/ sixty years since his death.)
- Photos and main text by Mariangela Corsetti ti.orebil|69ittesrocalegnairam#| and Giulia Corciulo moc.liamtoh|oluicrocailuig#| (November 2015)
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