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Gian Campione- Bedda Siciliana

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Traditional Sicilian Pottery

Traditional Sicilian Pottery

Sicilian Proverb

Sicilian Proverb

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flag of Sicily  adopted in 1282.   Depicts: triskelion (trinacria), winged head of Medusa & 3 wheat ears, symbolizing fertile land.   Bent legs represent 3 points of Sicily's triangular shape.   Medusa's head is for island's protection.  Trinacria: ancient name of Sicily.  Colors represent Palermo & Corleone, first 2 cities to found a confederation against Angevin rule.   Jan 4, 2000 - Became official public flag of Autonomous Region of Sicily.

flag of Sicily adopted in 1282. Depicts: triskelion (trinacria), winged head of Medusa & 3 wheat ears, symbolizing fertile land. Bent legs represent 3 points of Sicily's triangular shape. Medusa's head is for island's protection. Trinacria: ancient name of Sicily. Colors represent Palermo & Corleone, first 2 cities to found a confederation against Angevin rule. Jan 4, 2000 - Became official public flag of Autonomous Region of Sicily.

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