Agrigento

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a town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast

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Mary Ellis Gibson accepts that the ruins "may well be the ancient Sicilian cities of Syracuse [and] Agrigentum," but "combined with details from Edmund Spenser or John Dyer" (p.
390) because he exhorts the citizens of Agrigentum 'den Gottern der Natur ein Fest zu bringen' and thus echoes the revolutionary festivals in France (p.
Here are the temple at Bassae, both as reconstructed by Laubin and drawn by Cockerell, and the Temple of the Giants at Agrigentum and one of its straining atlantes.
Discovering such delightful passages as 'He talks in raptures of the gigantic antiquities of Agrigentum and Selinimtum and laying very comfortably to sleep (like Ariel in a cowslip's bell) in the flute of a broken column' are the rewards of long toil among the archives.
His conduct is in accordance with the classical standards demanded of an erastes, and even his illegal use of violence against a rival may be sanctioned by the examples of heroes like Aristogeiton of Athens and Chariton of Agrigentum.