Sicily (214 Subjects)
Map of Italy and the eastern Mediterranean sea.
Greek and Jewish women in traditional costume. View of Stroboli volcano. Lighthouse at the bay of Messina, Sicily. View of Izmir.
The navigation of Ulysses from Troy to Ithaca, according to Homer.
Nautical chart of the bay of Messina, Sicily. Nautical chart of the port of Palermo, Sicily.
Nautical chart of Sicily and the adjacent coasts of Italy and Tunisia.
Nautical chart of the harbour of Trapani, Sicily.
Nautical chart of the bay and promontory of Passero, Sicily. Nautical chart of the bay of Taranto.
Map of central and southern Italy.
49. Ottoman kiosk on the Golden Horn. 57. View of Aetna volcano. 58 Water fountain in the open sea, a meteorological phemomenon witnessed by the author off the coast of Sicily.
1. Map of Magna Graecia. 2. Map of the Kingdom of Naples. 3. Topographical map of Paestum. 4. Map of the surrounding area of Paestum.
Map of Sicily.
1. View of the port of Syracuse from the sea, with Mount Aetna in the background. 2. View of the port of Syracuse from the city.
Map of Syracuse, showing some of the main sights and monuments. In (1), imaginary reconstruction of the temple of Athena.
1. View of the outer peristyle of the temple of Athena, today part of the cathedral church of Syracuse. 2. Fountain of Arethousa, Syracuse.
View of the ancient theare of Syracuse, before it was excavated.
1. The quarries of Syracuse. 2. Interior of the quarries.
View of the quarry known as “Ear of Dioynusius” in Syracuse. 2. View of the interior of the quarry.
View of quarry in Syracuse. At the time of the author's visit, the quarry was within the garden of the Capuchin monastery.
1. View of the catacombs of Saint John in Syracuse. 2. View of the central catacomb of the complex.
1. View of the ancient theatre of Syracuse. 2. View of the funerary monument known as the “Grave of Archimedes”.
1. View of river Anapo, which runs through the city of Syracuse. 2. The remains of the temple of Olympian Zeus in Syracuse.
Papyrus plants and other flora typical of Sicily.
View of the caves of Ispica at Ispica, Val di Noto Province, Sicily.
1. Monumental building at Syracuse. 2. Stairway carved into lava stone from Mount Etna near Catania, Sicily.
1. Landscape near Piazza Armerina, Sicily. 2. Landscape near Pietrapercia, Sicily.
1. Stone bridge near the necropolis of Pantalica, Sicily. 2. The necropolis of Pantalica in Sicily, at the site of ancient Herbessus.
1. Mound of volvanic material from the volcano of Etna, Sicily. 2. Landscape at Val di Noto, Sicily.
Ancient coins of Gelo and his brother Hiero, rulers of Syracuse.