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Sofiana (Caltanissetta Province) is a country area about 12 km east of Mazzarino (Caltanissetta). A Roman-Byzantine settlement has been found here (the military station of Philosophiana), containin ruins of a modest thermal building and a remarkable Byzantine basilica with one have and two aisles.

Material from the excavations is displayed in the Gela Archaeological Museum (see Gela).

Links to other sites about Sofiana include:
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
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Sicily Web
Sicilian Net

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily - A Reference for Researchers and is now available. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.

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