Diverse subjects of interest on Sicily

Marinella di Selinunte

Marinella, on Sicily’s south coast, is the perfect place to spend a few days to enjoy the swimming and to explore the south-west of the

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Coins of Ancient Syracuse

After the Greeks became well established in Sicily, Syracuse emerged as their leading city. This was due partly to the city’s strategic position, with its

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The Genius of Palermo

Hidden away in Palermo’s Vucciria market is a curious statue of the city’s mythical founder, the Genius of Palermo. Created by Pietro de Bonitate in

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Portrait of Lampedusa

Good news for fans of Giuseppe di Lampedusa’s, The Leopard. A fictional account of the author’s last two years has been published by a Canadian,

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Palermo works of art

Congratulations to Palermo for adding to the historic works of art on public view. Among recent additions are two of especial interest. The first is

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