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- A region of southeast Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea, Strait of Otranto, and Gulf of Taranto. Its southern portion forms the heel of the Italian "boot.”
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- proper n. A region of southern Italy.
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- n. a region in southeastern Italy on the Adriatic
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Puglia - in Italian, Apulia - offers neither the drama of Tuscany's hilltop towns nor the fame wrought by Frances Mayes 'artful storytelling.
Garganus in Apulia, which had been sanctified by the apparition of the archangel Michael, 18 they were accosted by a stranger in the Greek habit, but who soon revealed himself as a rebel, a fugitive, and a mortal foe of the
The male line of Robert Guiscard was extinguished, both in Apulia and at Antioch, in the second generation; but his younger brother became the father of a line of kings; and the son of the great count was endowed with the name, the conquests, and the spirit, of the first Roger.
The Normans; or rather the private adventurers of that warlike people, who founded a powerful kingdom in Apulia and Sicily, shook the throne of Constantinople, displayed the trophies of chivalry, and almost realized the wonders of romance.
The revolution of human affairs had produced in Apulia and
a colony of Saracens whom his father had planted in Apulia; and this odious succor will explain the defiance of the Catholic hero, who rejected all terms of accommodation.
Venusia, in Apulia, who exercised the humble office of coactor exauctionum, (collector of payments at auctions.) (Sat.i. vi.
The sons of Tancred fought in Apulia, before William II. was three years old, (A.D.
Apulia, which is the land of Pul , where about 200 Jews reside, at their head being R. Achimaaz, R. Nathan, and R. Isaac.
Italy, and cheaper than from the plains of Apulia, which is a good corn country.] [Footnote 136: Metellus Pius was now carrying on the war against the