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Marsala

         

         The legend wants that Marsala was founded from Sibilla, but the history attests its origins presumablly to the 397 To C. when, to continuation of the destruction from part of the Cartaginesi of the island of Mozia, you they sheltered the Fenici survivors.

         Marsala, because of its strategic position, in the years to follow was theatre of bloody contese from part of the Cartaginesi, the Roman, the Vandali and of the Goti, the Bizantini, of the Arabs, that they gave puts into effect it them name (Marsa Allah, "Door of God"), the Normanni, the Svevi, the Angioini and the Aragoneses. 

         To succeed of battles and dominations made that Marsala began, after the roman period, an inexorable decay that lasted until the discovery and production of the Marsala wine.

         In 1773 in fact that birthed the first factory, sayings "beams", of production of the Marsala for initiative of an English, G. Woodhouse "and thanks to entrepreneurs which Ingham, Florio and Martinez were valued and exported all over the world.

 But Marsala is also legacy to G. Garibaldi that, 11 May 1860, before disembarked with its gallant thousands beginning the enterprise of liberation from the borbonici of the Sicily, and of entire Italy then.

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