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Places of the Myth of Cronus-Saturn: Monte Scuderi

Places of identity and memory (LIM)

Places of myth and legends: Myth of Cronus - Saturn


The site is part of the Places of Myth and Legends - included in the Register of the Region of Sicily LIM (Places of gods and minor divinities)

Places reported on the IWB: 

• Arm of S. Raineri (Messina)
• Mount Kronio (Sciacca, Agrigento)
<br>• Kronio Castle, slopes of Monte Pellegrino (Palermo) - Not identified
• Promontory of Trapani
• Altar of Kronos, Rupe Gogala (Caltabellotta, Agrigento)
• Monte Scuderi, formerly Monte Saturno (Fiumedinisi, Messina)

The following is an excerpt from the sheet "Cronos - Saturn"  taken from the book "Cults and Myths of Ancient Sicily" by Ignazio Caloggero. In the detailed file it is possible to identify many other places interested in the cult of Demeter, its origins and the religious syncretism related to it.

Mount Scuderi (Fiumedinisi, Messina)

A legend tells that the tomb of Cronos would be found near Monte Scuderi (formerly Monte Saturno).

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Photo: web

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Region of Sicily

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