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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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BASILICATA Former province and present region in southern Italy. It is mostly mountainous and is drained by the Rivers Basento, Agri and Sinni, which flow to the Gulf of Taranto. It also has a short coastline on the Tyrrhenian Sea. … Continue reading

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