Southern Italy (382 Subjects)
Roman vases and busts from Marsala (anc. Lilybaeum), Sicily.
1. The entrance to the grotto of Sibyl, today Church of Saint John the Baptist in Marsala, Sicily. 2. Plan of the Sibyl's Cave. 3. Mosaic from the same grotto.
1. Relief showing a scene from Greek mythology: Meleager with the Calydonian boar. 2. Funerary monument in Sicily.
Relief showing a scene from the myth of Proserpina, Roman deity equivalent to Greek Persephone. Archaelogical findings from Sicily.
Reliefs showing Amazonomachy scenes.
Topographical map of ancient Selinunte, showing the sites of ancient temples.
Temple A in Selinunte, Sicily.
Temple D in Selinunte, Sicily.
Temple E, dedicated to Hera, in Selinunte, Sicily.
Temple G, dedicated to Zeus, in Selinunte, Sicily.
Plan and reconstruction of architectural features from Temple G, dedicated to Zeus, in Selinunte, Sicily.
View and plan of the quarries of Selinunte, Sicily.
Entrance to the Cave of San Calogero (also known as thermal springs of San Calogero) on Mount San Calogero near Sciacca, Sicily.
View of the thermal springs on Mount San Calogero near Sciacca, Sicily. View of the thermal springs complex.
Curing of anchovies.
Carriage used for the harvesting of crops.
Landscape of Palermo.
Details of the process of tuna fishing, Sicily .
The entrance to the palace of the Prince of Palagonia in Bagheria, Sicily.
Collection of resin from tree, Sicily.
Antiquities from Sicily.
Ancient funerary urn from Sicily.
Ancient sarcophagi from Sicily.
Ancient column capital and sarcophagus from Monreale Cathedral, Sicily.
Map of Elba island.
Map of Sicily.
An example of the plan of an ancient theatre of Europe (Greece, southern Italy). According to William Leake, the orchestra forms a semicircle parallel to the scene, in contrast to the theatres of Asia Minor, which possess a wider orchestra forming an arc of approximately 220º.
Comparison of plans of ancient temples as to their size: The temple of Artemis at Ephesus (1), the Heraion of Samos (2), the sanctuary of Apollo at Didyma (3), the temple of Artemis at Sardes (4), the temple of Artemis Leucophryene at Magnesia on the Maeander (5), the temple of Dionysus at Teos (6), the temple of Athena Polias at Priene (7), in Ionic order. The temples of Agrigento (1) and Selinunte (2) in Doric order, the temple of Olympian Zeus at Athens (Corinthian order) and the Parthenon (Doric order).