Southeast facing façade of the Palazzo Corvaja (Corvaja Palace) on Corso Umberto street in Taormina, Sicily
Taormina, Sicily Street SceneBlack And White Photography, C.S. Young Jr., Photography
View of Palazzo Corvaja (Corvaja Palace) on the Via Teatrino Romano (Roman Theater Street) with a shadow cast by the next-door Chiesa di Santa Caterina d’Alessandria (Church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria) in Taormina, Sicily.
Ancient Greek Theater of Taormina, pt 2Photography
In theaters of ancient Greece, the skene was a structure behind the stage providing a space for stage scenery, an additional elevated stage, and storage. The façade typically included columns, arches, statues and other architectural features. The ancient Greek Theater of Taormina’s construction starting in the 3rd century BC, and was later embellished by the Romans. The theater overlooks the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna, Sicily.
Ancient Theater of TaorminaBlack And White Photography, C.S. Young Jr., Photography
Abstract view of the seating in the Ancient Greek Theater of Taormina, Sicily.
Built in the 12 century AD, when Sicily was under Norman rule, the Church of the Santissima Annunziata dei Catalani is an example of Sicilian Norman architecture with its mix of different cultural elements.
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