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AUDAX, l’auto made in Sicily (Italy)

1 Set , 2020 Lo "Scrigno stupendo" - Beautiful Coffer,Sicilia - Sicily

AUDAX, l’auto made in Sicily (Italy)

La vettura APIS, prodotta a Palermo agli inizi del Novecento dallo stabilimento meccanico di Eugenio Oliveri, senatore del Regno ed all’epoca già sindaco della città. L’APIS ebbe breve vita, producendo in tutto una decina di esemplari di automobili; nè miglior successo ebbe l’altra fabbrica di vetture palermitana, l’AUDAX di Vincenzo Pellerito. The APIS car, produced in […]

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Tifeo, the monstrous giant that supports Sicily… il mostruoso gigante che sorregge la Sicilia

30 Ago , 2020 Lo "Scrigno stupendo" - Beautiful Coffer,Sicilia - Sicily

Tifeo, the monstrous giant that supports Sicily… il mostruoso gigante che sorregge la Sicilia

Tifeo, the monstrous giant that supports Sicily Tifeo, a giant who, according to some, would support the island. He had hundreds of dragon heads and was the son of Gaea mother earth and Tartarus, that is, the personification of the underworld. His mother had destined him to a fight against Zeus, guilty of having defeated […]

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THE TELEGRAPH: Sicily

21 Ago , 2020 Aurora,Lo "Scrigno stupendo" - Beautiful Coffer,Sicilia - Sicily

THE TELEGRAPH: Sicily

A crossroads and crucible of Mediterranean culture Through the ages Sicily has been a crossroads and crucible of Mediterranean culture. The island today is a fascinating palimpsest, its history and abundant natural wonders ensuring that there’s something for everyone: the historic cities of Palermo, Catania and Siracusa; the Etna region with its volcanic landscapes, fertile […]

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Myths and legends

27 Lug , 2020 Lo "Scrigno stupendo" - Beautiful Coffer

Myths and legends

Among the myths and legends that have influenced Sicilian culture and traditions, we find the legendary Cyclops Polyphemus. The birth of this myth is probably connected to the Etna volcano which, with its large crater, recalls the only eye that has the giant in the center of the forehead. The Sicilian Cyclops are described by […]

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Italy is among the ten destinations to choose for “post Covid” holidays.

18 Mag , 2020 Aurora,Lo "Scrigno stupendo" - Beautiful Coffer,Sicilia - Sicily

Italy is among the ten destinations to choose for “post Covid” holidays.

Italy is among the ten destinations to choose for “post Covid” holidays. This is suggested by the New York Times The article published on May 8 and entitled “The First Signs of Travel’s Return?”, The famous American newspaper for each proposed destination, imagines the alleged end dates of the lockdown, tracing the map of possible […]

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ARANCINO

31 Mar , 2020 Lo "Scrigno stupendo" - Beautiful Coffer

ARANCINO

L’arancino è una specialità della cucina siciliana ed è considerato il più caratteristico prodotto di rosticceria della regione, tanto che quasi tutte le maggiori città (Palermo, Catania, Messina) ne rivendicano la paternità. Nella Sicilia occidentale è chiamato arancina e ha la forma a palla come una arancia; mentre nella Sicilia orientale è chiamato arancino e […]

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