The first traces of human been in Sicily dated back to the
last part of the Upper Palaeolithic period, specially in the
northern part of the Egadi's
They have found some rock engraving of man and animals,
and it maens that man still had some expression ability. The
manufactured articles mean that there were frequent
commercial activities with Grecia, the Egee
and Mediterranean isles, with the Asian
Centers, Italy, and, sometimes also with northern part of
the Africa and Spain.
At the beginning of the history Sicily was colonized by
so the isle had a quicly evolution. Their colonization last
half a millennium. After the Punic wars (212 a.C.) Roman people
took the Greec's place on the isle. In 535 Bizantini started
with their colonization, and they bring their evolution in
giuridic and administrative organizzation; at the same time,
they gave at the isle a new topografic division.
In 827 Sicily bacame an Arabian conquest and Arabian people
bring a lot of cultural, artisanal, agricultural, and commercial
In 1072 Sicily were under the Norman rules, and after, it
was under the Svevian, with Federico II, the Angioina, the
Aragonese, with Pietro III, and the Spanish rules. In 1712
it was under Amedeo of Savoia rules, and, in
1721, under the Carlo
VI of Asburgo .
Since 1735 to 1860 it was been the turn of Borboni of Spain,
and this dynasty survived till 1860, when Garibaldi took the
Sabaudian rules so the isle became part of the Italian Reign.
After the two World Wars and the fascism, on february 26th
1948, the isle became an autonomous Italian Region.
Sicily is one of the most beautiful isle in the Mediterranean
sea, and it's also the richest archeological place in
Siracusa, Agrigento, Selinunte, Segesta, are just some of
the marvellous place you can visit on this historical trip.Infact
you can find many Temples, old palaces, mosaics and a lot
of monuments perfectly preserved.
ON THE IMAGES TO HAVE A LARGER VISION
In Sicily you can find a
wonderful blue and green sea, different kind of mountain,
absolutely green country and a lot of different kind of luxurian
Here there's the Etna: it's not just a mountain, but an historical
and cultural element. It's lavic rocks fall down into the
Ionio sea, and they made a marvellous sort of a landscape.