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It’s also a paoil page-turner, keeping you on the edge of your seat wondering what’s going to happen next. Writing in the s, Gabriele Quattromani and Vincenzo Linares referred to the same sect.

Click here Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? No wonder that the idea gave Fascist censors cause for concern centuries later.

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Would you like to report this content as inappropriate? Luigi Natoli’s historical novel, I Beati Paolidescribes a secret sect resembling an order of knights, a confraternity, the Freemasons and the Ninja. In the seventeenth century, heresy and treason were punishable by death. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I read it once before many years ago, but am enjoying it even more this time, as my Italian has improved. It is quite possible, as some have suggested, that certain secret fraternities met covertly in the subterranean passages of Palermo –built on the remains of catacombs constructed in the Punic era, and underground channels designed by the Arabs and Normans.


That alone could have found them tried as heretics or traitors.

The sect, as described by the author Luigi Natoli in his historic novel I Beati Paoli written as a series under the pseudonym William Galt kthen re-published as books in andresembles an order of knights fighting for the poor and the commoners. It is not known when the Beati Paoli was established, but the novel by Luigi Natoli sets the scene in the 17th century in the town of Paoli. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Unauthorized assemblies were beait. I’m reading I Beati Paoli in Italian.

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Best of Sicily presents For their part, the authorities would not know to attribute a particular murder or event to an organisation whose very existence was little more than a subdued whisper. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Nobody seems to know the exact origin of the sect’s name, but it may reflect a devotion to the “Beato Paola,” Saint Francis of Paola.

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In its infancy, Freemasonry was also very secretive and even revolutionary, and the thirteenth-century War of the Sicilian Vespers was instigated by a secret ppaoli of noblemen. This site better viewed with JavaScript or Scripting activated.


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Old Palermo is a vast labyrinth of streets dating from ancient and medieval times, and in Natoli’s story the Beati Paoli are poli identified with the Capo district, where a street and square now bear the sect’s name. Not Enabled Screen Reader: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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There was a beait filtering reviews right now. In Sicily the Beati Paoli came to be seen — both in the popular imagination and in the ideology of mafia groups — as a proto-manifestation of the Mafia.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. That secret societies were outlawed implies that they existed in some form. Complete with secret passages, historical figures and, of course, real places in the Sicilian capital, I Beati Paoli paints a picture of a secret society that seeks to challenge the authority of both Church and State, two social forces which were not always in harmony with each other. To have done so was to risk death.