"The Akragas of the Greeks, the Agrigentum of the Romans, had ended up in the Kerkent of the Muslims, and the mark of the Arabs had remained indelible stamped on the minds and manners of the people. A taciturn slothfulness, a sensitive and jealous distrust”.
The old and the young Luigi Pirandello
25 centuries of history of Agrigento: the foundation of the Greek polis, the Roman and the Byzantine period, the Arab Kerkent, the Norman Gergent, the medieval period, the Spanish and Bourbon city, the risorgimento and the modern era. Learn more by following the links below: