Fables and legends

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Probably, there is no denying that the third thing Italy is associated with in the global consciousness after pizza and art is unfortunately organized crime. So, this is best occasion to bust one of the most famous (and negative) italian myth: all Italians are mafiosi! | http://italian-traditions.com/bust-a-myth/italians-mafiosi/

Probably, there is no denying that the third thing Italy is associated with in the global consciousness after pizza and art is unfortunately organized crime. So, this is best occasion to bust one of the most famous (and negative) italian myth: all Italians are mafiosi! | http://italian-traditions.com/bust-a-myth/italians-mafiosi/

Azzurrina “little blue girl” - (Central Italy) - http://bit.ly/1rgG31D

Azzurrina “little blue girl” - (Central Italy) - http://bit.ly/1rgG31D

The Mont Maudit wanderer - (Northern Italy) http://bit.ly/1CUfRmm

The Mont Maudit wanderer - (Northern Italy) http://bit.ly/1CUfRmm

The one legend every Italian kid knows is the story of “Romolo e Remo”, or Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. Part of the reason is the mythical quality of an “origin story” of not only a capital town, but of the heart of an empire whose echoes are still heard today and visible everywhere in its archeological remains.

The one legend every Italian kid knows is the story of “Romolo e Remo”, or Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. Part of the reason is the mythical quality of an “origin story” of not only a capital town, but of the heart of an empire whose echoes are still heard today and visible everywhere in its archeological remains.

The tale of the Torre degli Asinelli.

The tale of the Torre degli Asinelli.

Italy of legends and fables. The saga of "Colapesce".

Italy of legends and fables. The saga of "Colapesce".


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Greek "Siceliota" (Sicilian) Hoplite - V Century B.C. with a Thracian style helmet.

Greek "Siceliota" (Sicilian) Hoplite - V Century B.C. with a Thracian style helmet.

Fico d'india. Sicily, Italy. Art, food, traditions and history by Luca Serradura.  www.lucaserradura.com

Fico d'india. Sicily, Italy. Art, food, traditions and history by Luca Serradura. www.lucaserradura.com

greek mythology titans | Greek Mythology

greek mythology titans | Greek Mythology

Caribdis: Mujer convertida en monstruo marino por Zeus. Tres veces al día tragaba tal cantidad de agua que absorbía todo lo que había a su alrededor. Así lo hizo con el barco de Ulises.

Caribdis: Mujer convertida en monstruo marino por Zeus. Tres veces al día tragaba tal cantidad de agua que absorbía todo lo que había a su alrededor. Así lo hizo con el barco de Ulises.

The fight for ancient Sicily -Battle of Himera - 480 B.C. Carthaginian army fighting Greek hoplites. It was one of the ancient world's greatest battles, pitting a Carthaginian army commanded by the general Hamilcar against a Greek alliance for control of the island of Sicily. After a fierce struggle in 480 B.C. on a coastal plain outside the Sicilian city of Himera, with heavy losses on both sides, the Greeks eventually won the day.

The fight for ancient Sicily -Battle of Himera - 480 B.C. Carthaginian army fighting Greek hoplites. It was one of the ancient world's greatest battles, pitting a Carthaginian army commanded by the general Hamilcar against a Greek alliance for control of the island of Sicily. After a fierce struggle in 480 B.C. on a coastal plain outside the Sicilian city of Himera, with heavy losses on both sides, the Greeks eventually won the day.

The Athenian expedition to Sicily from 415 - 413 BCE - featuring the siege of Syracuse - was the crucial turning point in the Peloponnesian War.

The Athenian expedition to Sicily from 415 - 413 BCE - featuring the siege of Syracuse - was the crucial turning point in the Peloponnesian War.

Scylla and Charybdis

Scylla and Charybdis

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Medusa in 3D

Medusa in 3D

Three events on the occasion of Rome’s birth TRILOGY: The She-Wolf as Shape of Time, a work in three parts by artist Kristin Jones, explored the image of the She-Wolf, symbol of the City of Rome an...

Three events on the occasion of Rome’s birth TRILOGY: The She-Wolf as Shape of Time, a work in three parts by artist Kristin Jones, explored the image of the She-Wolf, symbol of the City of Rome an...

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