Re-Discovering the Italian Kingdom of Two Sicilies
For the members of the Independent Neapolitan Nation movement, the unification of Italy was a mistake
At the Independent Neapolitan Nation’s headquarters in Naples, Italy, there is a statue of the siren Parthenope. The ancient Greek myth claims a king requested suitors fight for his daughter’s hand in marriage. The two finalists were Hercules and the unscrupulous river god Achelous. Achelous could not beat Hercules in a fair fight so he took the form of a mighty bull.
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