Jacques

Jacques

Posted on 05/27/2012


Photo taken on March 31, 2012



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Italy
Latifundium
Roman Villa dei Casale
Enna Province
Sicily Island
201203 Trip
Archaeological Site
UNESCO World Heritage
Mosaics
Sicily Birth Story
Poisoned Arrows
Enceladus Agony
Snake-legged Giants
Defeated Giants Mosaics
Triclinium (dining-room)
Piazza Armerina town area


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P3316569ac Villa dei CasaleTriclinium (dining-room) Defeated Giants Mosaics

P3316569ac Villa dei CasaleTriclinium (dining-room) Defeated Giants Mosaics
In this ancient Eastern dining-room the war between Olympus gods and the Giants is depicted; Five Giants, 4 with snake legs, have been hit by poisonous arrows thrown by Hercule and strive to extract them from their body during their agony; Not a joyful decor to have lunch or dinner!!! Italy Sicily Mediterranean Island Enna Province Piazza Armerina town area Roman Villa dei Casale UNESCO World Heritage since 1997.

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