By Joanne Lane
There arent many areas on the planet you could ski after which hit the seashore afterwards for a clean dip see Greek, Roman, Etruscan, medieval and Arabic structure all within the comparable city and meet a few of the friendliest humans on the planet. The richness in tradition is confirmed within the theater, cinema and paintings stumbled on all over.
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Sicily is also home to two prominent folk art traditions , both drawing heavily on the island’s Norman Caltagirone ceramics influence. Donkey carts are painted with intricate scenes from the Norman romantic poems. The same tales are told in traditional puppet theaters which feature handmade wooden marionettes (see Theater earlier in this chapter). 36 n Literature Sicilian literature first flourished in the 13th century when the Sicilian School of poetry began in Frederick II’s court. The School produced poems of courtly love and inspired much subsequent Italian poetry.
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