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Sicily


Sicily. Design Jona Lendering.
Never was a land more productive of tyrants than Sicily.
Justin, Epitome 4.2
Sicily: large and rich island opposite the Italian mainland. In Antiquity, it was settled by Phoenicians and Greeks, and contested by the Carthaginians, Romans, Ostrogoths, and Byzantines.


 
 
 
 

Coin of king Agathocles. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien (Austria). Photo Jona Lendering.Agathocles (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien)





One of the mosaics of the late-antique Roman villa at Piazza Armerina. Photo Marco Prins.
One of the mosaics of the
late-antique Roman villa
at Piazza Armerina
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