Malta – A Journey Across Time

George Fischer

  Nimbus Publishing
  Hardback · 64 pages
  10.75 x 8.5 inches
  Language:  English
  Released:  September 1999

The Maltese Islands – Malta, Gozo and Comino – present a unique synthesis of 7000 years of civilization. Located at the heart of the Mediterranean, this minute archipelago has been the focal point of all the major events in the region. Their enviable geographical location, at the crossroads of maritime routes, gave these islands unparalleled strategic importance and attracted a succession of colonizers: from Phoenicians and Romans to French an British, Today, the results of this chequered history and diverse cultural heritage can still be appreciated in Malta.

In this book, George Fischer captures some of the rich, multi-faceted character of this extraordinary location. In the splendour of its architecture, in the warm features of its people, in the stunning beauty of its landscapes, in the colourful expression of its traditions and in the perennial embrace of the surrounding sea…