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Alcamo

         

Alcamo, whose ancient Arabic name was "Manzil Alkamah", station of the fruits of loto, is a great agricultural center place between Trapani and Palermo, in the heart of a width goes them florid of vineyards whose produced more important he is the famous "dry white".

          Alcamo was inhabited end from the late time of the bronze and chosen from Elimi, Roman and Byzantine for its strategic position and with the Arabs the country house degree was earned and such it remained until 1340 when, in epoch norman, it was inserted in a large one fee and it came building from the Peralta family the castle that, with those of Salemi and Calatafimi, formed a fortified triangle to defense of Palermo. 

         For all the Middle Ages the city became rich, thanks to the families Chiaromonte and Ventimiglia, of churches and monuments, becoming before "loader of the Walloon", that is place of warehouse of the frumento to export in the reign and, in XVI the century, city.

          Successively th city, its in spite of, passed to the regal Federal property until to the 6 open them 1860 when declare an antibourbonic temporary government and opened the doors to the Garibaldi.

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