Knowing the History is a project of Viana do Alentejo Municipality, set in motion in 2013, whose goals are the knowledge, preservation and divulgation of Viana do Alentejo county’s history and heritage - parishes of Aguiar, Alcáçovas and Viana do Alentejo. This is the project’s website, created in 2017, with a double aim: on the one hand, to divulge the activities and results of the project itself; on the other hand, to gather and to publicly provide, in a single platform, pertinent scientific information within the scope of the municipal history and heritage. 

HISTORY AND HERITAGE

In this section is the scientific base information regarding the municipality’s history and heritage, subdivided into five separators: Institutions, Heritage, Notable People, Publications and Information Repositories. 


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ACTIVITIES

In this section is the information regarding the project’s activities: colloquia, exhibitions, guided tours, conferences, workshops, tertulias and thematic events.


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BE INFORMED

This section provides the schedule of the project Knowing the History activities, and news regarding these activities.
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NOTABLE PEOPLE

24/06/2022

Domingos Coelho Reidono (Dr.)

He was born in Viana do Alentejo in 1639, son of Fernão de Anes Coelho e Catarina Luís Piteira. He studied at the Coimbra University where he enrolled himself in 1657 and receive his uni...

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NOTABLE PEOPLE

21/06/2022

Francisco António Lagarto (Master)

Francisco António Lagarto is the most relevant reference in what concerns the traditional pottery in Viana do Alentejo. Born in Viana in 1909, he took his degree in pottery in the pottery sc...

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NOTABLE PEOPLE

28/06/2022

Joana da Gama

Joana da Gama was born around 1520 in Viana, daughter of Manuel Casco and of Filipa da Gama. She founded, in Évora, the seclusion Salvador do Mundo (Savior of the World) that, later on and i...

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