When Nicolo retired and moved home to Siracusa, Sicily, he brought the paintings with him.
Maria Grazia Treccanchi, from Sicily, was celebrating her 50th birthday.
When the Allies landed in Sicily on the night of July 9–10, 1943, another threat emerged: ground warfare.
island off the southwest tip of Italy, from Latin Sicilia, from Greek Sikelia, from Sikeloi (plural) "Sicilians," from the name of an ancient people living along the Tiber, whence part of them emigrated to the island that was thereafter named for them. The Greeks distinguished Sikeliotes "a Greek colonist in Sicily" from Sikelos "a native Sicilian." Related: Sicilian.