Sicilian Baroque

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 10/01/2019 - 05:52
Sicilian Baroque is a distinctive form of Baroque architecture in Sicily, which flourished after a massive earthquake in 1693 destroyed at least 45 towns in…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:38
“We’re neither Ionians nor Dorians, we are Sicilians,” said the Syracusan Hermocrates as early as 424 BC. Nowadays, many will say, “We’re not Italians, we’re…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:21
The 1693 Sicily earthquake razed to the ground most of the island’s south-eastern portion. Many towns were rebuilt according to the urban and stylistic traits…