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1 Monte Inici, 1064m
2 Punta Raisi (Palermo Airport)
3 Golfo di Castellammare
4 A29dir (Autostrada Palermo-Trapani)
5 Monte Pecoraro, 910m
6 Montagna Longa, 975m
7 Monte Cuccio, 1052m
8 Monte Signora, 1131m
9 Monte Bonifato, 825m
10 Rocca Busambra, 1613m (pano 19918)
11 Pizzo Cangialoso, 1457m
12 Monte Tre Croci, 523m
13 (Calatafimi)
14 Castello Eufemio (ruins)
15 Sacrario di Pianto Romano (Battaglia di Calatafimi)
16 Montagna Grande, 751m

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Location: Segesta      by: Giuseppe Marzulli
Area: Italy      Date: 1 May 2015
The "agro segestese" is the rural surroundings of Segesta. Segesta was an ancient city, no longer inhabited, located in the north-west of Sicily.
According to legend, Segesta was founded by Enea to rest the old men and women, before continuing the trip to Rome.
The city had its heyday with the Hellenistic culture, but was inhabited by:
Elimi (an ancient Italic population), Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Vandals, Arabs, Normans, Swabians and some others that I will surely forget ;-)
The walls in ruins that are seen in the pano are those of the Norman castle.

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Segesta

Comments

E il tempio te lo sei messo in tasca??
PS: geniale come spunta su la Rocca Busambra.
2017/04/02 22:38 , Pedrotti Alberto
The city is now uninhabited, but to Chang'an time it was already populated ;-)
2017/04/02 22:48 , Giuseppe Marzulli
Sorry - was too tired on Sunday evening to start searching in detail, although Sicily was obvious. Great view. Cheers, Martin
2017/04/04 21:24 , Martin Kraus
Great framing!
2017/04/06 20:16 , Arne Rönsch

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