is a comune
(municipality) in the Province of Agrigento
in the Italian
, located about 80 km south of Palermo
and about 10 km northwest of Agrigento
The story of Raffadali vanishes into the mists of prehistory, the origins of these distant but find themselves still interesting traces that bear witness to the continuity of human presence since the Neolithic superiore.Resti huts, ingrottati, clay remains, and even more significant and rare lithic sculptures (The Venus of Busin) indicate that in the large territory in which the site is Raffadali today, the man lived and he was able, time and intellect to devote himself to meditation artistica.Raffadali understood not as a settlement but as an urban area inhabited agricultural land had to be more discreet pastorale.La soil fertility, the variety of nature, from rock sites, the valleys to the veins of fresh water or spring, lent themselves to this target is still alive today.
The Arabs have come around the first quarter of the ninth century brought a new civilization introducento agricultural cultivation of citrus fruits, the rose (pear, apricot, pistachio) and perhaps the carob, organize and implement the collection and channeling of scarce and therefore valuable, water reserves, which had introduced a new pastry as a major component of almond and pistacchio.La Arab presence is strong overlaps with the primitive culture locale.Etnicamente causes... Read More