Ragusa Ibla and the Big Quake

Ragusa Ibla and the Big Quake

Spanish control of Sicily began to crumble during the 17th century. With about only 4,000 troops to control the island Spain was not able to squash riots in Palermo and Messina, riots over a lack of bread, unfair taxes and laws against using flour to…



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A Muntagna (Etna)

A little background information about the composition. Mount Etna, the highest volcano…