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Cosenza

COSENZA #179628159 / gettyimages.com The northernmost province in the Calabria region in southwest Italy, named from its capital, which is high in the valley of the River Crati, the valley where Robert Guiscard began his career. In the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Cantanzaro

CATANZARO The central province of the Calabria region of southwestern Italy, named after its capital, which is some miles inland from the Gulf of Squillace on the eastern coast.  It had been the province of Calabria Ulteriore II in the … Continue reading

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Calabria

CALABRIA Roman district in the heel of Italy, which became the south of the late Roman province of Apulia et Calabria; A Byzantine theme; A modern Italian region. …but in these two latter cases Calabria means the toe of Italy, … Continue reading

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Bruth

BRUTII The Roman name for the southernmost part of mainland Italy;  the toe.   Joined with Lucania to the north to form the Augustan region and later the province of Lucania et Brutii.   The name of Brutii disappeared and in the … Continue reading

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Apulia et Calabria

APULIA ET CALABRIA Province in southeastern Italy in the late Roman Empire, joining Calabria, the heel of Italy, with Apulia to the northwest, a district that included the “spur” of Italy.  The old province is now the region of Puglia … Continue reading

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