The Trinacria Symbol - The Symbol of Sicily - Sicily Blog ...

May 23, 2018 · The Trinacria Symbol is known worldwide as the emblem of Sicily.But why a woman with three legs? And what does it mean? Let’s find out more about the history of Sicily.. The history of Trinacria. The Triskelion, known in Sicily also as the Trinacria, is the three-legged woman that symbolises Sicily. First adopted in 1282 by the Sicilian Vespers, it is currently the official flag of the ...…

Trinacria: This Sicilian Symbol Has Got Legs! - GRAND ...

Jan 17, 2016 · The Trinacria (or triskelion) is recognizable to every Sicilian and Sicilian-American. The ancient symbol represents the three sided island at the tip of Italy's boot (sorry for the metaphor). The word, from the Greek, means triangle and refers to the shape of Sicilia-- referred to by the ancients as the Star with Three Points. The three bent running legs represent the three capes of Sicily ...…

S I C I L I A M O: Behind the Trinacria

Mar 31, 2007 · Besides, the Trinacria is quite similar to the three-legged heraldic symbol of the Isle of Man, another medieval Norman dominion, but all pagan religions were soon stomped out by the rise of Christianity, and today the official history of Sicilian Trinacria is only to be attributed to Greek legends.Author: Siciliamo…