Hi, Thanks for your interest in the Bookstore showcasing a selection of books covering an island that’s become a favourite destination for visitors since Neolithic times.
Because of its location on the Western trade routes that linked the ancient worlds leading civilisations by sea the island was always seen as a vital power base for varied rival fleets to control.
Sicily being an island always competed by sea with the varied naval powers for a share of the lucrative ancient trade routes either as allies or rivals with the fleets such as the Minoans, Mycenaeans, Aegeans, Persians, Phoenicians, Etruscans and Carthaginians.
Others arrived by ship to settle and contest the isles of the blessed all have left their influence on the culture of the island and the varied buildings raised by them in the islands many cities towns and settlements.
Elymians, Sicans, Sicels, Greeks, Romans, Saracens, Normans, Angevins, Aragonese, Castilians, Austrians, Neapolitan Bourbons, Piedmontese all these past settlers have helped in shaping the island of Sicily and its diverse culture and people’s.
Visitors to the island today can explore the rich history and culture the island offers alongside the warm welcome of its people.
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Hello, and welcome to the on-line bookstore that offers and promotes the best in books available covering Ancient and,Medieval History,Archaeology and historical novels.
With writing in general along with a varied selection of books from all genres in Novels also showcased via the on-line stores virtual bookshelves.
With the growth of Audio and e-books opening up the promotion of reading and writing to new audiences via varied platforms from smartphones to E-readers and tablets.
Hopefully, the virtual bookstores will be an ever present partner to the physical bookstores affording readers and writers rich and diverse choice going forwards.
Written and electronic books are partners each offering readers choice in selecting their preferred books to add to their own personal collections and libraries.
Having collected books for many years the enjoyment of both physical and on-line searches remains.
Sicily is a land that as for years been a much sought after prize by it’s position in the Western Mediterranean.
All the worlds leading powers have at one time attempted to rule and control the isles of the blessed creating a rich and unique culture.
Ancient authors and philosophers have visited the island looking for a new life and answers to life itself.
Our story follows the legendary sea campaigns for control of the western sea trade routes by rival powers in the ancient world driven by the trade alliances forged by the Minoans who ruled the high seas in the Bronze age world.
With the campaign for Sicania a vital prize for the rivals hoping to secure alliances with the ruling elites of the island at Camicus and Enna conflict looms on the horizon.
Diodorus Siculus and Herodotus both alluded to the siege of Camicus by Minoan fleets in their works, our tale is a journey in time an investigation into an account of a Minoan sea battle in the Western Mediterranean.
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To be released 2016 SICANIA RISING a new novel by new author Daniel Peter Buckley Published by IN KINDLE FORMAT AND PRINTED FORMAT BY CREATESPACE… SICANIA RISING
THE BATTLE FOR CAMICUS
A NEW NOVEL BY DANIEL PETER BUCKLEY
BELIEVE THE UNTHINKABLE