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Nov 10, 2017 - Greeks in Sicily

Written by Lois Most folks think of Sicily as being part of Italy, but that was not always the case. This area has been inhabited for centuries by a variety of people who came here from all parts of the Mediterranean. It's only been "Italy" since the 1860s, when numerous regions were united to form the nation of Italy. Garibaldi was the "father of the country", and there are statues of him in every town. Usually a main street is named after him too. Sicilians have their own language and an ethnic heritage that is more diverse than anywhere...

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