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.
The information in this section has not been translated.


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20/05/2022

Hermitage of St. Teotónio

The hermitage of  St. Teotónio was founded by the Dean of the See of Évora, Lord  Teotónio Manuel, presumably in  the decade of 1650, near to the noble homes of the...

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HERITAGE

05/07/2022

Fonte Santa (Holy Fountain)

In the parish of Alcáçovas, at its higher quota, is the Convent of Nossa Senhora da Esperança (Our Lady of Hope) that is slightly more then 2 km away from the village. To the nort...

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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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