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Sicily

Sicily: its landscapes, its cities and works of art.

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic of the second cucbicle depicting an erotic scene.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic of the second cucbicle depicting an erotic scene.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic of the second cucbicle depicting an erotic scene.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic of the second cucbicle depicting an erotic scene.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic depicting the vestibule of Polyphemus.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic depicting the vestibule of Polyphemus.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the mosaic of the Circus depicting a chariot race. Chariots are pulled by birds.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic depicting the giants killed by Hercules as they had dared to challenge Zeus.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic of the Room of the Girls representing athletes engaged in an athletics competition, wearing a two-piece swimsuit.It can be said that the girls depicted show how the bikini is a Roman invention.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic of the Room of the Girls representing athletes engaged in an athletics competition, wearing a two-piece swimsuit.It can be said that the girls depicted show how the bikini is a Roman invention.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic of the Room of the Girls representing athletes engaged in an athletics competition, wearing a two-piece swimsuit.It can be said that the girls depicted show how the bikini is a Roman invention.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic of the Room of the Girls representing athletes engaged in an athletics competition, wearing a two-piece swimsuit.It can be said that the girls depicted show how the bikini is a Roman invention.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic of the Room of the Girls representing athletes engaged in an athletics competition, wearing a two-piece swimsuit.It can be said that the girls depicted show how the bikini is a Roman invention.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic in the corridor of the Grat Hunt. In spite of the name with which it is known (The Great Hunt), the subject of the floor mosaic represents a great capture. It does not represent  hunting.Wild beasts are captured for the games in the amphitheatres of the Roman Empire: no animal is in fact shot down and hunters use only weapons to defend themselves.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic in the corridor of the Grat Hunt. In spite of the name with which it is known (The Great Hunt), the subject of the floor mosaic represents a great capture. It does not represent  hunting.Wild beasts are captured for the games in the amphitheatres of the Roman Empire: no animal is in fact shot down and hunters use only weapons to defend themselves.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic in the corridor of the Grat Hunt. In spite of the name with which it is known (The Great Hunt), the subject of the floor mosaic represents a great capture. It does not represent  hunting.Wild beasts are captured for the games in the amphitheatres of the Roman Empire: no animal is in fact shot down and hunters use only weapons to defend themselves.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic in the corridor of the Grat Hunt. In spite of the name with which it is known (The Great Hunt), the subject of the floor mosaic represents a great capture. It does not represent  hunting.Wild beasts are captured for the games in the amphitheatres of the Roman Empire: no animal is in fact shot down and hunters use only weapons to defend themselves.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic in the corridor of the Grat Hunt. Detail with  the capture of a  wild boar.In spite of the name with which it is known (The Great Hunt), the subject of the floor mosaic represents a great capture. It does not represent  hunting.Wild beasts are captured for the games in the amphitheatres of the Roman Empire: no animal is in fact shot down and hunters use only weapons to defend themselves.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic in the corridor of the Grat Hunt. In spite of the name with which it is known (The Great Hunt), the subject of the floor mosaic represents a great capture. It does not represent  hunting.Wild beasts are captured for the games in the amphitheatres of the Roman Empire: no animal is in fact shot down and hunters use only weapons to defend themselves.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic depicting putti.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic depicting fishermen and putti.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic in the corridor of the Grat Hunt. Detail with  the capture of a  wild boar.In spite of the name with which it is known (The Great Hunt), the subject of the floor mosaic represents a great capture. It does not represent  hunting.Wild beasts are captured for the games in the amphitheatres of the Roman Empire: no animal is in fact shot down and hunters use only weapons to defend themselves.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic in the corridor of the Grat Hunt. In spite of the name with which it is known (The Great Hunt), the subject of the floor mosaic represents a great capture. It does not represent  hunting.Wild beasts are captured for the games in the amphitheatres of the Roman Empire: no animal is in fact shot down and hunters use only weapons to defend themselves.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic in the corridor of the Grat Hunt. Detail with  the capture of deer.In spite of the name with which it is known (The Great Hunt), the subject of the floor mosaic represents a great capture. It does not represent  hunting.Wild beasts are captured for the games in the amphitheatres of the Roman Empire: no animal is in fact shot down and hunters use only weapons to defend themselves.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic depicting fishermen and putti.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic depicting geometric patterns.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...

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Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably an imperial urban palace. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Detail of the floor mosaic depicting geometric patterns.

Piazza Armerina, Roman Villa of Casale, which was probably a...