port of reception and commercial exchanges
The Pelagie Island of Lampedusa has always been a bridge, a sort of post station for the very busy stretch of sea that separates us from the North African ports. Perhaps that is why, thanks to its intense port life of reception and trade, its history – overshadowed in any case by its rocky bays and uniquely beautiful beaches – has been neglected. In reality, the whole flat territory of the island is scattered with catacombs that are all part of a necropolis located near the mother church, though many testimonies of the rich cultural history of the island have been lost.
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