30 November 1730, was established the Arbëresh Seminar of Palermo

Gjergj Guxeta

In the Arberesh Hora near Palermo, on November 30th, 1730 was founded the Arbëresh Seminar of Palermo. It was important center of education, upbringing and culture, hearth of storing of the Albanian language and traditions of the Arbëresh of Italy. Its founder was the patriot Gjergj Guxeta, and the first rector, for 10 consecutive years, was Peter Andrea from Himara. The seminar became the center of The Albanian culture and patriotism, in which they formed a range of arberesh intellectuals, writers and poets.


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