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Mount Sibyl, a Secret of Stone - Italian Writer Michele Sanvico Tells a Legendary Tale
Three events to know and enjoy an ancient story enshrouded in mystery: the tale of the Apennine Sibyl, a legend that for centuries has lured travellers, explorers and adventurers amid the enchanted ridges of the Sibillini Range in Italy
By: Italian Writer - Michele Sanvico
For hundreds of years, the cavern, widely known throughout Europe and depicted even in the oldest geographical maps, has been at the center of endless interest and attention. From Guerrino the Wretch to French gentleman Antoine de La Sale in the XV century, from Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto to Benvenuto Cellini, up to the musical genius of Richard Wagner and his opera Tannhäuser, scores of influential artists and venturesome people have been touched by the unchaste, sinister legend about the Sibyl, the prophetess whose magical kingdom was concealed beneath the mountain-top. Lavish palaces, untold riches, and eternal youth were to be found beyond the cave's entrance, so much so that in recent times the story kindled the interest of leading members of the Italian Fascist Party.
«We will enjoy three enthralling evenings», said Michele Sanvico, an Italian writer of literary fiction and creative nonfiction. «During the show the audience will be captured by a series of most charming pictures and a thoroughly compelling narration, which will follow a thread unwinding across many centuries of searches and amazing findings up to the present time. An astounding travel which will be enjoyed not only by those who have never had the chance to visit the magnificent Sibillini Range in Italy, but also by the people themselves who reside in the Italian region».
The events will be held at three evocative venues in the Sibillini area: on Aug 13th at "La Cittadella dei Sibillini", in the small hamlet of Montemonaco (Ascoli Piceno - Italy), on Aug 17th at the "Rifugio Altino" in Montemonaco and finally on Aug 20th at the "S. Lucia dei Sibillini" hotel in Montefortino (Fermo - Italy). These are utterly unique chances to enjoy a tale that today is not known to all people, and nonetheless is part of an ancient Italian and European lore.
For more information, visit Michele Sanvico's Facebook page dedicated to the mystery of Mount Sibyl (https://www.facebook.com/
Italian Writer - Michele Sanvico