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... one of the most amazing places here. In text format, a 4th centaury Roman villa sounds about as exciting as a rectal exam. Saying it has spectacular mosaics from the era is on about the same level. To then arrive with bus loads of American tourists did nothing to help its situation. Luckily, this place was actually amazing. With rooms upon rooms of remarkably detailed mosaics depicting hunts, wars, bikini clad Olympians and some other raunchy affairs ...
The arena in Syracuse was a round center for games much like the Colosseum. It was the second largest to the Colosseum and was used for a variety of things such as chariot races and gladiatorial fights. The seats would have gone up to about as tall as the trees (see picture for details). In the center of the arena is a large hole with two beams sticking up. During ...
It is believed that this theater began as a Greek theater and later was transformed into a Roman one. This is evident in the style the theater was built (point toward Greek) and the brick work (pointing toward Roman). It is quite an impressive structure because the center of the stage is open and you can see to the sea. The Romans conquered Sicily during its conquests and came across this theater. They then restored it ...
The Capella Palatina is a chapel in the Palazzo Reale in Palermo, Sicily. It was built by Arab workers and paid for by Norman Kings. It is in traditional style of most churches during the era. There is a long rectangular area (aisle) and then a smaller area at the end which is covered by a dome. In the aisle, the ceiling is made of ornate wood carvings. The carving had paintings, painted on cloth, ...
The next guest on the stage was Valeria Grasso, overseer of the Politeama theater: she is a collaborator of the Italian justice who has pressed charges against the mafioso family Madonia, and, therefore, she must live under police escort, and both her and her family live in a secret place. She began her intervention by stating that by being there we had said no to the mafia exactly as she had done by denouncing, stating that we had given her courage to go on by ...