There is a lot of talk about the Greeks and their language being the "brotherless nation" because of the relative uniqueness of the Greek language in the Indo-European language family. However, this may not have always been true. Scholars have put forth a number of hypothesis' to explain Ancient Greek (and by extension Modern Greek's) relation to neighboring or distant languages within the Indo-European family.
Sicilians are a clannish people. This is especially true in the Diaspora, where they more often than not stick together out of necessity due to being a minority.
As a result, family bonds are formed through more than just biology. If you've known someone since childhood, and their parents and your parents are friends, then they become your cousin or in some extreme cases, your sibling.
The Trinacria is the ancient symbol of Sicily, stemming from the Greek period. It
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The All Saints day was established as a Christian festival in 609 or 610 by Pope Boniface IV . The Christian tradition tends to smother and obliterate the root of all these pagan traditions as old as time and sourced from our Indo-European cultural matrix.
Yesterday, when driving on a highway in the province of Salamanca, heard on a local radio Salmantina, therefore from a land of great religious Christian fervor, a brief note about this pagan tradition. Nothing that I did not