Iaitas

Published by Jan Migenda — 3 months ago

Blog: Super Sicily
Tags: Erasmus blog Italy, Italy, Italy

Iaitas

Coming from the highway, we went on to see Iaitas, a city which was a centre of Muslim resistance to emperor Frederic II in the 13th century and was destroyed by him in 1246.

Iaitas

On the plain, you could see smoke rising up in many places ... intentional fires to burn dried vegetation?

Iaitas

The walls could be seen close up from a pathway ... it was strange to think that the city had been razed to the ground!

Iaitas

This triangular hole could have been part of the sewer system.

Iaitas

Surprisingly, the floor mosaics had survived the destruction of the city ...

Part 2 will follow!


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