The name Barbaria for the mountainous district in the east centre of Sardinia, in the district of Nuoro, which still exists in the form Barbargia, goes back to the Roman period, the civitates Barbariae being mentioned in an inscription of the time of Tiberius (Corp. inscr.
No one now questions the profound distinction that exists between the two powers, spiritual and temporal, between the church and the state.
No trace exists of the splendour of the ancient city, with its regular streets, well-ordered plan and numerous public buildings.
It exists to protect mortals, and in many cases it does.
Structural famine exists when enough food is technically on hand or able to be imported, but some portion of the population is economically separated from it.