Sicily: three thousand years of human history 9781586421816, 1586421816

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Sicily: three thousand years of human history
 9781586421816, 1586421816

Table of contents :
Lipari --
The Greek period. Transition : the Romans conquer the island (263 B.C.-212 B.C.) --
Romans. Transition : Germanic peoples move south (ca 425-468) --
Vandals, Goths, Byzantines. Transition : the coming of the Muslims (827-902) --
Muslims. Transition : the coming of the Normans (1061-1091) --
Normans. Transition : from Hauteville to Hohenstaufen (1189-1194) --
Hohenstaufens. Transition : from Angevin to Aragon (1282-1285) --
Spanish. Transition : a break from the Spanish (1713-1734) --
Bourbons. Transition : Garibaldi (1848-1860) --
The Savoy Kingdom of Italy. Transition: World War II and its aftermath (1943-48) --
Autonomous region.

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