Palermo, City of Kings: The Heart of Sicily

March 6, 2019|
Palermo, City of Kings: The Heart of Sicily

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Palermo – the capital of Sicily – is a destination with a difference. The city is a treasure trove of original monuments and works of art, combined with architecture of grand proportions. Yet it also has a grittier side, shown by the continuing influence of the mafia. Jeremy Dummett here provides a concise overview of Palermo's long history, together with a survey of its most important monuments and sites. He looks at the influences of the city's various ancient rulers – the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs and Normans – as well as its more recent incarnation as part of the Italian state. In addition to being an essential companion for visitors to Palermo, this book can be equally enjoyed as a standalone history of the city and its place at the heart of Sicily

Title:Palermo, City of Kings: The Heart of Sicily
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:March 6, 2019
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780857737168

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