Off-topic: an Italian spin-off

I am Italian born and bred, as many of you may know. I have started this blog 4 years ago, in 2014, and since then, everything I have written, both here and on Twitter, have been written in English (with a lot of mistakes, no doubt). I started this blog in English for a couple…

#IslamicForgeries – Episode 1 | The ‘Sicilian’ Council

Sicily is both famous and notorious. The splendour of its past is recognised worldwide: Greeks, Byzantines, Fatimids, Normans and on and on. If you flip the coin you have mafia, corruptions, omertà (code of silence). The story of the Council of Egypt combines in part these two aspects of the island. The historical and artistic legacy…