Himera Polis Hotel
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... on the nearby hill. Taromina is unashamedly touristy yet still well worth it. Hosting (another) ancient roman theater this one was pretty special considering its Mediterranean views from the cliff top. The ladies had a lovely afternoon in the local leather goods store (some vegetarians). After some more Aranchini we headed back to camp as our Sicilian adventure had ended. We got back to the ferry and again ended up in our adopted Nonna’s front yard for the ...
... of the games, wooden beams would have been placed across these and the gladiators would stand on them. They would attempt to push each other off. The unlucky one would fall into the pit which would be filled with water and crocodiles or a wild animal. These sort of games no doubt came from Rome where this sort of fighting was seen as the best form of ...
... it to their liking with concrete, roman brick, and the ornate Corinthian columns. I feel it showed how Romans believed their ideas were the best so they completely redid the decorations set forth by the Greeks. The Romans were known for loving their events in theaters and arenas. Once in Sicily, this tradition did not end. I'm sure they redid this theater to give Romans there the same taste of what they had in ...
... to them. It created a beautiful intertwining of all the wood. As the ceiling domed down, it was surrounded by mosaics depicting the stories of the Old Testament beginning with God creating the world and continuing on in the story. On the outside edge of the rectangle (naves), are mosaics depicting the miracles of Jesus. Lots of gold was used in the mosaics. The columns of the church are all different ...
The Cathedral of Monreale is one of the most important medieval buildings and one of the greatest examples of Norman Architecture. It gives insight into the Story of Rome and the Holy Roman Empire during the Middle Ages.
Monreale was commissioned by William II after the Normans conquered Palermo in 1072. This is depicted in a mosaic where King William II ...