IAP 147: Sicily: a multi-cultural legacy with special guest Lou Mendola

Jun 17, 2020 1264

BY: Stephanie Longo

Almost 900 years ago, there existed a land where peoples of all cultures, creeds and colors lent their talents to the building of a nation at the forefront of science, art and civic life.  It was a kingdom in the sun… an island at the center of the world. 

That nation was the Norman Kingdom of Sicily, and in this week’s episode, renowned historian and medievalist Lou Mendola joins us from Sicily’s ancient capital of Palermo to explore what we today can learn from the island’s unique multi-cultural legacy.

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SOURCE: https://italianamericanpodcast.com

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