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Clear, fresh and sweet waters: when in the house there were the “sterne”

Clear, fresh and sweet waters: when in the house there were the “sterne”

In ancient times, the houses were equipped with tanks (“sterne”, in the dialect of Modica) for the collection of rainwater. These outer walls generally provided some autonomy to families and neighborhoods. When, for decades or so, there were no fountains yet, the water pulled over […]