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  Benevento - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Benevento is a town and archiepiscopal see of Campania, Italy, capital of the province of Benevento, 32 miles northeast of Naples.
In 758, Desiderius, king of the Lombards, briefly captured Spoleto and Benevento, but with the collapse of the Lombard kingdom in 773, Duke Arechi II was elevated to Prince under the new empire of the Franks, in compensation for having some of his territory transferred to the Papal States.
The importance of Benevento in classical times is vouched for by the many remains of antiquity which it possesses, of which the most famous is the triumphal arch erected in honour of Trajan by the senate and people of Rome in 114, with important reliefs relating to its history.
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 BENEVENTO - LoveToKnow Article on BENEVENTO
Not long after it had been sacked by Totila Benevento became the seat of a powerful Lombard duchy and continued to be independent until 1053, when the emperor Henry III.
The castle at the highest point of the town was erected in the i4th century.
Benevento is a station on the railway from Naples to Foggia, and has branch lines to Campobasso and to Avellino.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BE/BENEVENTO.htm   (537 words)

  
 Benevento, Campania - Italy
Benevento, the capital of the province of the same name, is situated on a hill 400 ft. above sea-level at the confluence of the Calore and Sabbato rivers, on the site of the ancient Beneventum, originally Maleventum or more correctly Maloeis (derived from the Greek word for apple malon).
In 758, Desiderius, king of the Lombards, briefly captured Spoleto and Benevento, but with the collapse of the Lombard kingdom in 773, Duke Arechi II was elevated to Prince under the new empire of the Franks.
Benevento passed to the Papacy when the emperor Henry III ceded it to Leo IX in exchange for the bishopric of Bamberg, and was the cornerstone of the Papacy's temporal powers in southern Italy.
www.italyworldclub.com /campania/benevento/benevento.htm   (571 words)

  
 Benevento   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Benevento was acclaimed by a chronicler as a "Paviasecond Pavia"— ''Ticinum geminum''— after the Lombard capital was lost.
Benevento passed to the Papacy peacefully when the emperor Henry III, Holy Roman EmperorHenry III ceded it to Leo IX in exchange for the bishopric of Bamberg.
The importance of Benevento in classical times is vouched for by the many remains of antiquity which it possesses, of which the most famous is the triumphal arch erected in honour of Trajan by the Roman Senatesenate and people of Rome in 114/, with important reliefs relating to its history.
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 Beautiful Campania
The hilly terrains of the province of Benevento are located about thirty miles northeast of Naples.
Benevento and its neighbor, Avellino, were abandoned by their people (who moved to America) a century ago.
The capital of the province (Benevento) is situated atop a hill 400 feet above sea level at the Calore and Sabbato Rivers' meeting point.
www.lagazzettaitaliana.com /Campania.asp   (914 words)

  
 CISE-IG in Benevento, the ancient heart of Sannio | CISE-IG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Benevento, capital of the hilly Sannio region, is so rich in uncontaminated green spaces and custodian of numerous architectural and art treasures from different periods.
It is fascinating and unique city where time seems to pass by slowly and where, more than in other places, every day life is deeply inbedded in the traditions and origins of a land that was taken first by the Saminites who were followed by the Romans and and then the Longobards.
The Longobard occupation on the other hand, is linked to the legend that led to Benevento becoming known as the "city of witches", as apparently to celebrate their Sabbath, they gathered around a walnut tree on a level piece of land not far from the River Sabato.
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 Province of Benevento - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Provincia di Benevento) is a province in the Campania region of Italy.
It has an area of 2,071 sq km, and a total population of 287,042 (2001).
There are 78 comunes in the province (source: Italian institute of statistics Istat, see this link).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province_of_Benevento   (77 words)

  
 CAMPANIA - LoveToKnow Article on CAMPANIA
It is bounded on the north by the provinces of Rome, Aquila Abruzzi) and Campobasso (Molise), on the north-east by that of Eoggia (Apulia), on the east by that of Potenza (Basilicata) and ni the south and west by the Tyrrhenian Sea.
in the Monte Cervati (6229 ft.); and on the east side of this is the Gulf of Policastro, where the province of Salerno, and with it Campania, borders on the province of Potenza.
From Benevento railways run north to Vinchiaturo (for Isernia or Campobasso) and south to Avellino.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CA/CAMPANIA.htm   (1999 words)

  
 Province of Salerno - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Provincia di Salerno) is a province in the Campania region of Italy.
The largest towns in the province are towns are Salerno the capital which has a population of 144,078; Cava dei Tirreni with a population of 52,295 ; and Nocera Inferiore which has a population of 47,932).
One of the many historical buildings in the province is the chapter house belonging to the church of San Lorenzo in the town of Padula.
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 Province of Benevento -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Province of Benevento -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Its capital is the city of (Click link for more info and facts about Benevento) Benevento.
There are 78 comunes in the province (source: Italian institute of statistics Istat, see).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/province_of_benevento.htm   (70 words)

  
 Italian D.O.C. Wines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Aglianico is a red-grape variety that is widely diffused in Basilicata and in Campania in the provinces of Avellino and Benevento, where it is known by the names of Gnanico, Agliatica, Ellenico, Ellanica and Uva Nera.
It is of extremely ancient origin and some experts argue that it was cultivated in the early period of Roman history and constituted the principal grape in the production of Falernium, a wine that was celebrated by the ancient poets.
The production zone of the Aglianico del Taburno in the province of Benevento is a district of high hills that is subject to particularly severe winters.
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 Benevento's Italian Restaurant - Restaurant.com Where to Eat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Benevento, an Italian city in the region of Campania and the capital of Benevento Province, is 38 miles northeast of Naples.
The city is situated on a hill on a picturesque mountain formed by the Sabato and Calore rivers.
Benevento features the finest and freshest ingredients, which insures the quality of all dishes.
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 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Benevento
Benevento, city in southern Italy, capital of Benevento Province in the Campania region, on a hill between the Calore and Sabbato rivers.
He resolved (1107) an investiture dispute between King Henry I of England and the archbishop of Canterbury, St Anselm....
At Benevento, in southern Italy, a grand arch with 14 panels honouring Trajan was put up about...
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Telese
Telese, a small town in the Province of Benevento, Southern Italy, is situated in the valley of the Calore, well known for its hot sulfur springs.
The ruins of the ancient Telesia, the Tedis of the Oscan coins, are to be seen yet on Monte Acerro.
Its first bishop mentioned in Agnellus (487); in the tenth century it was subject to the Archbishop of Benevento.
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 Epidemic of Measles in the Province of Benevento
Epidemic of Measles in the Province of Benevento
If we assume that the entire pediatric population between 0-14 years in the province had the same characteristics of those cared for by the pediatricians in the network, we can estimate that in the study period there were approximately 479 cases.
As can be seen in Figure 2, there is an evident inverse relation between the vaccine coverage by age and the incidence of measles cases.
www.ben.iss.it /pre_2002/novembre02/2eng.htm   (588 words)

  
 → Mesogheo, Melizzano, Campania, Italy - bed and breakfast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The little town is Melizzano, on the eastern border of the province of Benevento.
Morcone, which sits on the hill that separates the province of Benevento from Campobasso, where during the first days of January the population participates en masse in the reenactment of one of the most important Xmas crèches in Italy.
Benevento, the capital, a city of antique origins, decorated with Roman monuments like the Arch of Traiano, which contains, a unique example, historic records of the long domination by the Longobardi and home to remote fascinating legends like the one of the magic walnut tree used as a meeting point for witches.
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 Benevento city,  Benevento provincia, Campania region Italy
After partial destruction by Totila, king of the Ostrogoths, in AD 452, Benevento in 571 became the capital of an important Lombard duchy controlling much of southern Italy.
It passed in the 11th century to the Byzantines and then to the papacy, which ruled it--except for a brief period (1806-15) when it was governed as a principality by Napoleon's minister Talleyrand--until it became part of Italy in 1860.
In 1266 Charles I of Anjou defeated and killed the Hohenstaufen Manfred, king of Naples and Sicily, at Benevento.
www.agendaonline.it /benevento/beneventocity.htm   (310 words)

  
 Cavuoto.org - History of the surname Cavuoto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gavots was the name of the inhabitants of the town of Gap, situated in Provence, in the old province of Dauphin.
From Gavots cames the word Gavotte, which is a dance that was danced by the inhabitants of Gap, therefore by provencals.
Well, the higher number of Cavuoto still lives in the province of Benevento, indeed the area where San Marco dei Cavoti is located.
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 Benevento in Italia - Italia Benevento
I sito propone itinerari culturali, religiosi ed enogastronomici affiancati ad itinerari alternativi e complementari a quelli tradizionali: trekking a piedi e a cavallo, mountain bike, deltaplano, parapendio, soft air, fuoristrada, trial, enduro, quads, free climbing, speleologia.
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Sito ricco di informazioni sullo stabilimento in provincia di Benevento che vanta una grande tradizione nella cura della pelle.
www.italiaplease.com /ita/categorie/viaggi/destinazioni/province/benevento/index.html   (275 words)

  
 Rising Incoming Tour Operator and expert local guides for Naples, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Caserta, Benevento ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This special 3 day tour is designed to take you to the gastronomic hear tof the province of Benevento.
Yopu will experience the hills and history of the zone, as well as the delicious and filling local dishes such as beans and pasta which at one time may have been considered food for the poor, but are now recognized as healthy and sublime.
The tour price includes bus for entire duration, 3 day cooking and wine demonstration, 3 nights accommodation in a luxury Agritourism farm in Benevento, 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, visit to Benevento with visit to Caserta Royal Palace, cooking instructor, tour assistant, tax and services.
www.deliciousitaly.com /rio3.htm   (360 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Diocese of Santa Agata Dei Goti
The present name is derived possibly from a body of Goths who took refuge there after the battle of Vesuvius (552); the church of the Goths in Rome, too, was dedicated to St.
In 866 Emperor Louis II captured it from the Byzantines who had taken it from the Duchy of Benevento; in 1066 it fell into the hands of the Normans.
The diocese is suffragan of Benevento; it contains 26 parishes, 63 churches and chapels, 93 secular and 14 regular priests, 30,500 inhabitants, 3 houses of religious men and 6 of nuns, 1 institute for young boys, and 3 for young girls.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13454a.htm   (343 words)

  
 Campania on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Naples is the capital of Campania, which is divided into Benevento, Caserta, Naples, and Salerno provs.
The central coast of the region is mostly high and rocky, with volcanic ridges and the crater of Vesuvius.
After the fall of Rome, the Goths and the Byzantines occupied the region; it later became part of the Lombard duchy of Benevento (except Naples and Amalfi, which were independent republics).
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 Benevento, Campania, Pictures
The city is an archiepiscopal see and the commercial center of the surrounding agricultural region.
In the 6th century AD the Lombards made it the capital of an independent duchy.
From 1053 until the establishment of the modern Italian state in 1861, Benevento belonged, except for a brief period, to the Papal States.
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 Hanno scritto di Benevento
Benevento : funzioni urbane e trasformazioni territoriali tra 11.
Benevento nel turbine della guerra : diario di un sinistrato - Benevento - 1990
Benevento: mezzo secolo di politica urbanistica : 1860-1914 - Milano - 1983
www.comune.benevento.it /ComuneBN/Hanno_Scritto_di_BN.htm   (2157 words)

  
 BENEVENTO - Online Information article about BENEVENTO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Casilinum;, a town and archiepiscopal see of Campania, Italy, in the province of Caserta, 7 M. by rail from the town oI Caserta.
Not long after it had been sacked by Totila Benevento became the seat of a powerful Lombard duchy and continued to be See also:
Benevento is a station on the railway from Naples to See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /BEC_BER/BENEVENTO.html   (2154 words)

  
 BrigantInglese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"This is a strange history" - affirmed in December 1975 Luisa Sangiuolo in a note to the reader in the work "Brigantaggio nella provincia di Benevento 1860-1880" - "this is a strange history that, in a province shows the big personalities of Risorgimento but in a different way from past hagiography".
After 1870 the big migration toward contries of northern America begins in searching of a workplace that the three neighbouroods (of the province of Benevento), pauperized by a very greedy taxation are not able to assure.
The province of Benevento, born by the democratic passion of the citoyen Salvatore Rampone, ingloriously is positioned to the last places of the national place lists for income, quality of life, occupation etc.: alwaijs behind the lines [Cfr.
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 Benevento, Campania Directory - Benevento Hotel Accommodation, Holidays, Property and Living in Italy Guide
A Province in the Campania Region of Italy
This is the Life In Italy guide to Benevento - a province in the Campania region of Italy.
All the info on the site is collected directly from sources in Italy and is kept right up to date to ensure it is as accurate and helpful as possible.
www.lifeinitaly.co.uk /italy/Campania-Benevento.htm   (211 words)

  
 May 3, 1999 CATHOLIC CANVAS: (may3can.htm)
Francesco Forgione was born in Pietrelcina, a little village in the province of Benevento, Italy, on May 25, 1887.
On August 10, 1910 he was ordained a priest in the cathedral of Benevento.
During the summer of 1918, he was sent to the convent of San Giovanni Rotondo, in Foggia, which he was never to leave.
www.dailycatholic.org /issue/99May/may3can.htm   (904 words)

  
 Airola, Benevento - Campania - Italy
Situated to the center of It goes them Caudina to 272 m.
Agritourism - Farmhouses in the province of Benevento
B and B in the province of Benevento
www.italyworldclub.com /campania/benevento/airola.htm   (134 words)

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