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Campania   Listen

A region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia.

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"Campania" Quotes from Famous Books

... pull up, Lodge with Murena, with Fonteius sup. Next morn the sun arises, O how sweet! At Sinnessa we with Plotius meet, Varius and Virgil; men than whom on earth I know none dearer, none of purer worth. O what a hand-shaking! while sense abides, A friend to me is worth the world besides. Campania's border-bridge next day we crossed, There housed and victualled at the public cost. The next, we turn off early from the road At Capua, and the mules lay down their load; There, while Maecenas goes ...
— The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry • Horace

... whom Cicero defended in B.C. 63, when prosecuted by Caesar for his share in the murder of Saturninus (B.C. 100). He lived, we know, in Campania, for his neighbours came to give evidence in his favour ...
— The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1 - The Whole Extant Correspodence in Chronological Order • Marcus Tullius Cicero

Words linked to "Campania" :   Italy, Italian Republic, Naples, Capri, Samnite, Oscan, Italian region, Italia, Ischia, Napoli

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