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Title: Valletta : 450 years ago
Authors: Allied Malta Newspapers Group
Keywords: Valletta (Malta) -- History
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Allied Malta Newspapers Group
Citation: Sammut George (Ed.). (2016). Times of Malta Monday, March 28, 1966: to mark the 400th Anniversary of the Foundation of Valetta [Special issue]. Malta: Allied Malta Newspaper Group, Monday, March 28, 2016
Abstract: This special issue of the Times of Malta is published as a supplement to mark the 450th anniversary of the foundation of Valletta. It is a facsimile reproduction of the Times of Malta, Monday, March 28, 1966 edition, which was published as a special number to mark the 400th anniversary of the foundation of Valetta.
Description: Contents: Contents: Centenary titles and writes / ed. George Sammut - Introduction / G. Borg Olivier - Early maps of Valletta : ... a stony wasteland lay between the plateau and the tip of the peninsula / M. Agius Vadala - The town-plan of Valetta / Stewart Perowne - Laying of the city’s foundation stone and the Knights’ passage from borgo / A. Zammit Gabarretta - The Valetta-Floriana fortifications / A. Samut-Tagliaferro - The city of palaces and the work of Girolamo Cassar / Edward Sammut - Valetta : city of Baroque / E.R. Leopardi - The languages of builders / J. Aquilina - Street names and nick names in the Capital City / J. Cassar Pullicino - The religious orders in Valetta / Bonaventure Fiorini - Hospitals in Valetta / Paul Cassar - Coffee shops in Valletta / E.R. Leopardi - Valetta as seen by English visitors / Joseph Galea - The Royal Malta Library / Harry B. Formosa - Pastimes of the 19th century Valetta / Paul Cassar - Some houses of bygone days / Vicor F. Denaro - Places of worship / Arturo Bonnici - The French besieged - The attraction of Valetta / Sir Harry Luke - Law courts in Valetta / Albert Ganado - Merchants Street : facts and reminiscences / Charles J. Sammut - Theatregoing of old / Sir Arturo Mercieca - City under bombing / Jos. M. Cuschieri - The press survives in war - Mabel Strickland - Valetta of the future / Salvino Mangion
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