2018, Volume 1, Issue 15, Pages 243-266
AbstractThe Island of Sicily is considered as one of the biggest island of Mediterranean Sea , it is located at the middle of this Sea to divide it into two parts Eastern and Western and it surrounded it from its all sides save the north – east one , which is the head of the Island ( Misseny ) city that is parted from the south of Italy , by the marine path ( the strait of misseny ) .
2- The texts of the writers who wrote about Sicily mentioned that it has an agricultural activities of wide range due to the island site , climate , water resources , fruitful soil and the varied topographic relief : mountains , plains and plates which are used by the people of Sicily to cultivate different crops .
3- In the narrations of the historian geographers and travelers , we found the variety among their texts which dealt with the agricultural activities of the Island : it included the grains , fruits , vegetable and the fruitful trees .
4- We noticed that the narrations of the historian geographers and travelers are unbalance in its dealing with the research main points , once it elaborated , other it shortened and some of them are repeated with some additions .
5- A group of the historian geographers and travelers had mentioned the Island , each of them represented the historic era which the Island lived . some of those were ( geographers ) wrote about Sicily by taking from the other geographers or historians or depending on what they had heard from the other people . The other were ( travelers ) and they had visit the Island and watched its agricultural activities so their writings were very accurate and wonderful .
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