Place:Polizzi Generosa, Palermo, Sicilia, Italy


NamePolizzi Generosa
Alt namesPolizzisource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates37.817°N 14.0°E
Located inPalermo, Sicilia, Italy
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Polizzi Generosa (Sicilian: 'Pulizzi') is a town and comune (population 4,530) in the Province of Palermo on the island of Sicily, southern Italy. The town sits in the hills at above sea level.


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

The site of Polizzi has traces of human presence since the 6th century BC, archaeological findings including coins from Himera, Carthaginian remains and a Hellenistic necropolis. In the 4th century it was a Carthaginian fortress occupied by mercenaries from Campania.

The town probably developed as a population centre in the late Middle Ages, growing around the castle built by the Norman Count of Sicily Roger I in 1076.

Research Tips

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Polizzi Generosa. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.