By Anthony Holmes
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Learn in regards to the Egyptian gods, mummification and the way the Egyptians equipped the single ask yourself of the traditional global nonetheless status – the Pyramids of Giza.
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52 Cosa Nostra There is a deal of evidence to suggest that Turrisi Colonna, author of the analysis of the sect, was indeed the strategic political protector of the most important and ruthless mafiosi in Palermo. Rumours of his mafia connections were widespread; even members of his own political grouping were expressing their concerns about him at court in Rome. In 1860, Turrisi Colonna had made a leading sect member into a captain of his National Guard unit. The man was chosen because of his authority and military experience; earlier he had led one of the revolutionary gangs that descended on Palermo from the surrounding countryside as the patriotic revolution spread.
My tooth hurts! (pointing to one of the upper canines) B: Mine too. A: When did yours hurt? B: On the day of Our Lady of the Annunciation. A: Where were you? B: Passo di Rigano. A: And who was there? B: Nice people. A: Who were they? B: Antonino Giammona, number 1. Alfonso Spatola, number 2, etc. A: And how did they do the bad deed? B: They drew lots and Alfonso Spatola won. He took a saint, coloured it with my blood, put it in the palm of my hand, and burned it. He threw the ashes in the air. A: Who did they tell you to adore?
INITIATION Although the police did not manage to bring the mafiosi of Uditore to justice following Dr Galati’s memorandum on his unfortunate dealings with Antonino Giammona’s cosca, the case did bring to light the first signs that the mafia was a secret association bound by a blood oath. Remarkably, the men under Antonino The Genesis of the Mafia 45 Giammona’s command not only had an initiation ritual, but it was virtually identical to the one that men of honour still undergo today. When Dr Giuseppe Galati sent his memorandum to the Minister of the Interior in 1875, he provoked the Minister into asking for a report from the Chief of Police of Palermo.