Geographical sites:

  • Sicily (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #462492)
    Pleiades_icon Sicilia (island) island Description: Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and has been the site of human habitation since ca. 8,000 BC. In historical terms Sicily has seen important settlement activity connected to numerous culture groups - Punic, Carthaginian, Greek, Roman, Vandalic, Ostrogothic, Byzantine, Arabic, and Norman.


Text #3086

Gates & Ritchie. Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes
[p. 291]

Etna, Sicily, volcanic eruption. Other eruptions occurred in 1170 BC, 1149 BC, 525 BC, 477 BC, 396 BC, 140 BC, 126 BC, 122 BC, AD 1169, 1329, 1536, 1669, 1693, 1755, 1843, 1928.

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