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Michael Scott continues his journey through Sicily, tracing the island's story through the arrival of the Muslim Arabs and then the Normans.

Historian Michael Scott continues his journey through Sicily, tracing the island's story through the arrival of the Muslim Arabs and then the Normans - times in which religious and cultural tolerance was the order of the day. Michael explores the dark days of the Spanish Inquisition and then delves into the modern world - the unification with Italy and the rise of the Mafia.

Today, Sicily faces a new challenge. The island is on the frontline of Europe's migrant crisis but the Sicilian response, formed in part by their own turbulent history, may well surprise many northern Europeans.

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Mon 15 Jul 2019 13:45

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    Pietro Mascagni

    Cavalleria Rusticana (Intermezzo Sinfonico)

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Presenter Michael Scott
Producer Martin Kemp
Executive Producer Aaqil Ahmed

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