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Caserta

CASERTA   Province in united Italy, the north of the old province of Terra di Lavoro in the southern Kingdom (the Two Sicilies), named from its capital, which is north of Naples.   In 1927 the province was abolished and … Continue reading

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Campania

CAMPANIA Late Roman province in southwest central Italy; A modern autonomous region. The name means plain, the plain in this case lies between the Apennines and the Tyrrhenian Sea. The district extended originally from the River Sele in the south … Continue reading

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Benevento

BENEVENTO Lombard Duchy, then Principality, in southern Italy; A Papal possession; An inland province in the Campania region, named from its capital, which lies in the Apennine valley of the River Calore, a tributary of the Volturno. The city is … Continue reading

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Avellino

AVELLINO Apennine Province in southern Italy, belonging to the Campania region.   The town of Avellino is in the west of the province, north of Salerno and east of Naples.   The region belonged to the late Roman province of Samnium and … Continue reading

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