2 episodes

Experience Sicily’s Owner/Curator Allison Scola presents On Sicily, a series of in-depth conversations with her friends and colleagues in Sicily. On Sicily's mission is to introduce you to off-the-beaten path Sicily–the region’s hidden corners and uncommon experiences. We aim to inspire your senses through conversations with inviting and knowledgeable locals and experts on Sicily.

On Sicily Allison Scola

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

Experience Sicily’s Owner/Curator Allison Scola presents On Sicily, a series of in-depth conversations with her friends and colleagues in Sicily. On Sicily's mission is to introduce you to off-the-beaten path Sicily–the region’s hidden corners and uncommon experiences. We aim to inspire your senses through conversations with inviting and knowledgeable locals and experts on Sicily.

    On Sicily | Demeter and Persephone with Rosa Rizza

    On Sicily | Demeter and Persephone with Rosa Rizza

    One can’t talk about Sicily without considering the ancient myth of the goddesses Demeter and Persephone (aka Kore). An agricultural society from the time of the ancient Greeks, the 4000-year-old story of mother and daughter and the circle of life and death helped the leadership of the Sicilian colony establish a new civilization and create a sustainable livelihood from which Sicilians still benefit today. Experience Sicily's owner/chief curator interviews professional tour guide and art hist...

    • 47 min
    On Sicily with Historian Jacqueline Alio | Margaret Queen of Sicily

    On Sicily with Historian Jacqueline Alio | Margaret Queen of Sicily

    At 31 years old, Margaret of Navarre was the most powerful woman in Europe and the Mediterranean, and she successfully navigated the Kingdom of Sicily from 1166 to 1171, maintaining the progressive constitutional laws her father-in-law, Roger II, had established. Yet until now, historians barely mention her. Experience Sicily's Allison Scola talks with historian and author Jacqueline Alio about the challenges and triumphs of Queen Margaret, reflecting nearly two decades of research.

    • 36 min

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