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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
1,596 words

The Kingdom of Naples and Sicily formed part of the Spanish monarchy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In 1707

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
Length:
1,216 words

Between the years 1504 and 1713, a series of viceroys governed the city and kingdom of Naples in the

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1,517 words

Italian city. The largest and most important city in South Italy, Naples is situated on the Bay of

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
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1,223 words

1. Before 1600 2. 1600 onwards

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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797 words

One of the most important ancient Mediterranean port cities, Naples was already a vibrant cultural and commercial centre centuries before

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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1,098 words

A kingdom in southern Italy, of which the capital was the city of Naples. From 1266 to 1442 Naples was ruled by Angevin kings and queens (‘Angevin’ is the adjectival form of ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
71 words

City on the Bay of Naples, s Italy; capital of Campania. Founded in c.600 bc as a Greek

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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1,093 words
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The oldest town in Italy after Cumae, itself situated near Naples in Campania. Succeeding the old Parthenope, known from c.

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Alexander Kazhdan, R. Bruce Hitchner, and Dale Kinney

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
535 words

(Νεάπολις), from antiquity a city and port in Campania. It apparently remained prosperous in the 4th and 5th C. (J. d'Arms, ...

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S. R. Epstein

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
679 words
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Naples traditionally has benefited from its strategic position as a gateway between an unusually fertile agricultural hinterland and the central and western Mediterranean. Founded as a ... More

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