The Butteri
Photography by Patricio Estay - Text by Patrizia Benedetti Estay
Image ID: 010.I_50 - 70 photos
“Everybody tells me Maremma Maremma, but it seems to me it is a sour Maremma, the bird that goes there looses its feathers. There I lost a dear person…” This is the beginning of a sad popular song which probably dates back to the second half of the nineteenth century. It expresses all the grief of a wife whose husband died from malaria, the greatest cause of mortality among the Butteri. The Butteri, the last Italian cowboys, since the XVI century are the absolute owners of the Maremma Tosco-laziale a wide area starting from the plain of Grosseto and going as far as Rome and Latina. (More) ...
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