In front of the piece of coast which unites Trapani with Marsala, in the Western part of Sicily, there are a group of islands which form part of the Stagnone: a coastal lagoon where one can visit the remains of the Phoenician city of Mozia, founded in the 8th Century BC, for commercial control on the Western coast.

In front of the piece of coast which unites Trapani with Marsala, in the Western part of Sicily, there are a group of islands which form part of the Stagnone: a coastal lagoon where one can visit the remains of the Phoenician city of Mozia, founded in the 8th Century BC, for commercial control on the Western coast.

Overlaying of Lylibaeum on a map of Marsala.

Overlaying of Lylibaeum on a map of Marsala.

Historical places of Sicily

Historical places of Sicily

Reconstructed aerial view of Selinunte by Hulot and Fougeres.

Reconstructed aerial view of Selinunte by Hulot and Fougeres.

Reconstruction of Selinunte by Hulot and Fougeres.

Reconstruction of Selinunte by Hulot and Fougeres.

Reconstruction of Selinunte by Hulot and Fougeres.

Reconstruction of Selinunte by Hulot and Fougeres.

Reconstruction of the Acropolis of Selinunte by Hulot and Fougeres.

Reconstruction of the Acropolis of Selinunte by Hulot and Fougeres.

Chiesa della Santissima Trinità di Delia

Chiesa della Santissima Trinità di Delia

Ancient coin of Selinunte depicting a wild celery leaf.

Ancient coin of Selinunte depicting a wild celery leaf.

Illustration of Apium graveolens. The name of Selinunte derives from the name of the wild celery (sedano selvatico) (sélinon in Greek) which the Greek settlers found it in abundance and that was depicted as an emblem on the coins of the city.

Illustration of Apium graveolens. The name of Selinunte derives from the name of the wild celery (sedano selvatico) (sélinon in Greek) which the Greek settlers found it in abundance and that was depicted as an emblem on the coins of the city.

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