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  Latium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In ancient times, Latium comprised a limited area E and S of the Tiber River that extended to the Alban Hills; only after it became part of Italy in 1870 did it approximately reach its present limits.
After the fall of Rome, Latium was invaded in turn by the Visigoths, the Vandals, and the Lombards.
In World War II, S Latium was the scene of bloody battles during the Allied drive on Rome (see Cassino; Anzio).
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  Latium - LoveToKnow 1911
LATIUM,' in ancient geography, the name given to the portion of central Italy which was bounded on the N.W. by Etruria, on the S.W. by the Tyrrhenian Sea, on the S.E. by Campania, on the E. by Samnium and on the N.E. by the mountainous district inhabited by the Sabini, Aequi and Marsi.
The donation made by Constantine to various churches of Rome of numerous estates belonging to the patrimonium Caesaris in the neighbourhood of Rome was of great historical importance, as being the origin of the territorial dominion of the papacy.
Though the Apennines comprised within the boundaries of Latium do not rise to a height approaching that of the loftiest summits of the central range, they attain to a considerable altitude, and form steep and rugged mountain masses from 4000 to 5000 ft. high.
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Till the end of XVIII century the whole of the region belongs to the Church and Latium's history is identified with the history of Rome.
Latium is located between the Apennines and the Tyrrhenian sea, and is called the "open door" to the south of Italy.
In Latium cross numerous and important highways and railways among which is the highway of the Sun connecting Milan and Reggio Calabria.
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  NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Latium   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tuscany (Italian Toscana) is a region in North-West Italy, bordering on Latium to the south, Umbria and Marche to the east, Emilia-Romagna and Liguria to the north, and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west.
Frosinone (in Italian, Provincia di Frosinone) is a province in the Latium region of Italy, with 91 comuni.
Tuscany (Italian Toscana) is a region in central Italy, bordering on Latium to the south, Umbria to the east, Emilia-Romagna and Liguria to the north, and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west.
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 In Italy Online - Latium
Join a car caravan to visit their delightfully painted underground tombs, or head out on your own to explore their stone tumuli, usually located in idyllic forests or deserted valleys.
No matter whether you go north or south along the Latium coast, you will find wonderful sandy beaches and rocky coves for all tastes, delightful resort towns like Capalbio and San Felice Circeo, Grecian fishing villages like Sperlonga, or ancient strongholds like Gaeta.
onvents and monasteries abound in Rome and surrounding Latium.
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 Rentals Italy - villas Latium apartments Latium bed and breakfast Latium farmhouses Latium
Latium is a region of central Italy, bordered by Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo, Molise, Campania and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Latium is extremely important for history, art, architecture, archaeology, religion, culture in general.
The immense patrimony of the city of Rome is only a part of the real treasure that is spread over the hundreds of towns, villages, abbeys, churches, monuments, and other sites of the region.
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 Kulinarisches Lazio Latium
Das Latium, das den mittleren-westlichen Teil der Halbinsel ausmacht, grenzt zwischen den Mündungen des Chiarone bzw.
Kurzgesagt sind die Geschmacksrichtungen des Latium ein Teil der Kultur des umliegenden Landes: in Bezug auf Lamm und Käse Beiträge der abbruzzischen Schäfer, in Bezug auf Öl und Wein Beiträge der nahen Colli Albani und der bescheidenen sabinischen Anhöhen.
Die Küche des Latiums wird von der eigentlich mehr römischen Küche gut vertreten, da diese eine schmackhafte Zusammenfassung der kulinarischen Traditionen der Region ist und bereichert wird von Gerichten angrenzender Regionen oder von Gemeinschaften aus fernen Ländern, die dennoch gegenwärtig in der Urbs aeterna sind.
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 Latium - Wikipedia
Latium (Italiaans: Lazio) is een regio in het midden van Italië.
De naam Latium komt van het oude volk de Latijnen.
Met Rome als hoofdstad is Latium een zeer belangrijk gebied wat betreft geschiedenis, kunst, architectuur, archeologie, religie en cultuur in het algemeen.
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 Latium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Latium (Lazio in Italian) is a region of central Italy, bordered by Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo, Marche, Molise, Campania and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Since Latium is respected more as a designation for ancient Rome, it is not used as a label on maps or globes.
Latium has great importance for history, art, architecture, archaeology, religion, and culture in general.
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 LATIUM - LoveToKnow Article on LATIUM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was for the most part a rugged and mountainous country, extending at the back of Latium proper, from the frontier of the Sabines to the sea-coast between Terracina and Sinuessa.
Sinuessa, on the sea-coast between the Liris (Garigliano) and the Vulturnus, at the foot of the Monte Massico, was the last town in Latium according to the official use of the term and was sometimes assigned to Campania, while Suessa was more assigned to Latium.
Though the Apennines comprised within the boundaries of Latium do not rise to a height approaching that of the loftiest summits of the central range, they attain to a considerable altitude, and form steep and rugged mountain masses from 4000 to 5000 ft. high.
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Lazio (Latium) is a region of central Italy, bordered by Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo, Molise, Campania and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The name of the region recalls the ancient population of Latins, from whom the Romans originated, and who were named this way because established in a large (latus, in Latin) territory.
In Roman mythology, Latium is an alternate name for Latinus, who gave his name to the above region.
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 Latium - Wikipedia
Latium (italienisch: Lazio) ist eine Region in Mittelitalien.
Die heutige Region Latium erstreckt sich von Nordwest nach Südost etwa in der "Mitte des Schienbeins" Italiens entlang des Tyrrhenischen Meeres, das einen Teil des Mittelmeers darstellt.
Latium besteht aus den Provinzen Frosinone, Latina, Rieti, Rom und Viterbo.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Latium   (312 words)

 Latium - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Latium (Lazio in Italian) is a region of central Italy, bordered by Tuscany, Umbria, Abruzzo, Molise, Campania and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The name of the region also survives in the tribal designation of the ancient population of Latins, from whom the Romans originated.
In Roman mythology, the shadowy king Latinus (or Latium) allegedly gave his name to the region.
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 Rustico: Latium
A fountain in Terracina, on the coast of Latium.
In Latium, lamb and pork are standard fare, and sheep's milk cheese is produced abundantly in small dairies and large cooperatives.
Although cooks in Latium rarely use mustard, it adds a lively flavor to the marinade for the lamb and helps the rosemary and garlic to adhere to the meat.
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 Commentary on Vergil's Aeneid -- Latium   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In later times, Latium had a rich historical mythology, and was considered fashionable for a summer resort villas during Imperial times, but was largely depopulated and viewed as desolate as well.
Eastern Latium consisted of the slopes of the Apennines and the Trerus valley, while central Latium was marshes and level lands, from whence the name Latium comes: latus, level land.
Besides its prominent role in the founding of Rome by Aeneas, Latium is said to have been the haven to which Saturn fled from Iuppiter, and was thus blessed.
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 Rome (Latium) (Italian language schools and courses to learn italian in Italy.)
Latium borders with Tuscany and Umbria in the North, with Abruzzo in the East, with Campania in the South and it is bounded to the West by the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The territory of Latium is mainly mountainous and hilly, while the flat areas are situated towards the coast.
Anyway, apart from the artistic and cultural beauties, the territory of Latium offers a kind of nature which is rich in fauna and flora, with nature reserves and special routes, such as that to the Roman Castles or that to Lake Vico, near Viterbo, with the beautiful Caprarola Villa.
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Though penalized by the extraordinary centralizing influence exerted by Rome on vast numbers of visitors, the whole of Latium has considerable tourist potential, for it offers a range of alternative itineraries with a wide choice of historical and artistic sights and scenery.
One interesting itinerary might begin in the north of the region, in search of the mysterious and fascinating Etruscans, fierce rivals of the Romans, whose spiritual depth is here revealed in their fine and evocative necropoli.
Latium also has a very famous ski resort-Terminillo (2,216 m.), the so-called `mountain of the Romans' in the province of Rieti.
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 Maintenance - Latium Consulting Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Latium represents the Client's interests and will discuss the repairs with the Client before any work is done.
Latium guarantees the fastest repair time, due to large volume of units.
Latium returns the unit to the Client with file and invoice.
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 Latium - Free-Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Le Latium est drainé par le Tibre au nord et le Garigliano au sud, elle comprend trois zones géographique.
L'économie du Latium est basée sur la polyculture dans la campagne (avec les vignobles de Frascati), bovins dans les vallées, ovins sur les collines, grande culture mécanisée sur les terres asséchées des marais Pontins.
Le Latium est bien desservi dans les transports et reçoit ainsi des millions de touristes et de pèlerins car le Vatican est la capitale du Christianisme.
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It is a land of woods and pastures, hills and valleys, rivers and lakes, with as many as twenty-five nature parks and reserves.
Latium is the region that surrounds the city which a frame that is all history and landscape.
Hills and gorges, karst caves and extinct volcanoes, cliffs and caves by the sea, are perhaps the most artistic aspect of the work of nature; solitary sanctuaries and tumble-down churches, dead towns and little villages perched on high spurs of tufa, poles of art and faith bear witness to man's ascendancy over the environment.
www.kosherdelight.com /ItalyLatium.htm   (1138 words)

 Virtual Rome | West | Italia | Latium
Vicarius of Italia Suburbicaria & Curator of Latium: Vacant
A region of western Italy extending from the Tyrrhenian Sea inland (as far as the Apennines) and from the river Tiber to Campania (where its border was moved from Circaeum (Circeo) to Sinuessa [Le Vagnole]).
A well-watered region consisting of plains furrowed into gullies and undulating folds, Latium was inhabited first by various prehistoric peoples and then, as the first millennium BC began, by roving groups of people of mixed race who spoke an Indo-European language and were descended from people connected with the Mycenaean civilization.
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 MacThemes.net | Reviews | Latium
Latium is a futuristic and unique blend of greens and whites, and regardless whether you like it or not, it is a great technical accomplishment by a themeing newbie.
Latium is a truly unique mix of olive greens, greys, and whites, and a very subtle mix at that.
Latium happens to be my favorite out of all of the entries to the Unsanity/OWC contest.
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 Latium articles on Encyclopedia.com
Rome is also the capital of Latium, a region of central Italy, and of Rome prov.
Traditionally it was the scene of a battle (499 or 496 BC) by which Rome gained supremacy in Latium.
32,787), in Latium, central Italy, in the Apennines, on the Rapido River.
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 Travel Destinations: Latium, Lazio, Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The heart of Latium is Rome, where people come to view the Roman ruins, Renaissance squares and baroque churches.
The artistic beauty of Latium is not only from the hands of man with the sanctuaries, churches, towns and villages, but also from the sculpting of nature that has formed gorges, caves, extinct volcanoes, cliffs and caves to beautify the area.
The location of Latium lends it to be a crossroads region in that the north is similar to the hills of Tuscany and the south is more rugged.
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