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Italian Actress, Sicily, Italy, 1995

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"A veiled actress awaits her cue in a classical Greek tragedy. ... Large, fertile, and at the center of the Mediterranean, Sicily has invariably been someone else's prize. ... The Greeks arrived in the eighth century B.C., establishing important colonies whose ruined temples and theaters remain some of the island's great tourist attractions."

—Text adapted from "Sicily: Italy Apart," August 1995, National Geographic magazine
Photograph by William Albert Allard

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