Friday, September 22, 2017

Madonna di Porto Salvo, Lampedusa, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

Madonna di Porto Salvo, Lampedusa, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy , 1843 - September 22

The island of Lampedusa lies far south of Sicily, closer to Tunisia than to Italy. Since the time of the Crusades, it has been home to a rural shrine frequented by mariners both Christian and Muslim, who kept an oil lamp burning constantly before the...

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