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Naples

(Encyclopedia) Naples, resort city (1990 pop. 19,505), Collier co., SW Fla., on the Gulf of Mexico; inc. 1927. Bordering the Big Cypress Swamp, the city has been called the gateway…

Naples

(Encyclopedia) Naples, Ital. Napoli, city (1991 pop. 1,067,365), capital of Campania and of Naples prov., S central Italy, on the Bay of Naples, an arm of the Tyrrhenian Sea. It…

Naples, University of

(Encyclopedia) Naples, University of, at Naples, Italy; founded 1224; transferred to Salerno 1252 but returned to Naples 1258. It has faculties of law, economics, letters and philosophy…

Naples, kingdom of

(Encyclopedia) Naples, kingdom of, former state, occupying the Italian peninsula south of the former Papal States. It comprised roughly the present regions of Campania ,…

Sara Teasedale: Naples

NaplesNisida and Prosida are laughing in the light, Capri is a dewy flower lifting into sight, Posilipo kneels and looks in the burnished sea, Naples crowds her million roofs close as close…

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Written in Naples

Written in NaplesWe are what we are made; each following day Is the Creator of our human mould Not less than was the first; the all-wise God Gilds a few points in every several life, And as…

Percy Bysshe Shelley: Ode to Naples

by Percy Bysshe Shelley The Two Spirits: An AllegoryAutumn: A DirgeOde to Naples (The Author has connected many recollections of his visit to Pompeii and Baiae with the enthusiasm excited…

Amy Lowell: Francis II, King of Naples

Francis II, King of NaplesWritten after reading Trevelyan's Garibaldi and the making of ItalyPoor foolish monarch, vacillating, vain, Decaying victim of a race of kings, Swift Destiny shook…

Posillipo

(Encyclopedia) Posillipo pōzēl´lēpō [key], volcanic ridge, in Campania, S Italy, projecting into the northern part of the Bay of Naples. The town of Posillipo, a picturesque suburb of…