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  Lucania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lucania was an ancient district of southern Italy, extending from the Tyrrhenian Sea to the Gulf of Taranto.
To the north it adjoined Campania, Samnium and Apulia, and to the south it was separated by a narrow isthmus from the district of Bruttium.
The main ridge approaches the western sea, and is continued from the lofty knot of mountains on the frontiers of Samnium, nearly due south to within a few miles of the Gulf of Policastro, and thenceforward is separated from the sea by only a narrow interval until it enters the district of the Bruttii.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lucania   (1043 words)

 Mount Lucania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mount Lucania is the third highest mountain in Canada.
Lucania is named after an ancient territory of southern Italy, known today as Basilicata and Salerno.
The second ascent of Lucania was made in 1967 by a team lead by Gerry Roach.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Lucania   (159 words)

 Not Made, But Still A Family Man
Lucania, (left) who’ll be 82 next month, is a nephew of the late Charles (Lucky) Luciano, the Mafia don whose given name was Salvatore Lucania and who was hailed by Time Magazine in 1998 as one of the country’s top 20 Builders and Titans of the Twentieth Century.
But even though it was an event in his honor, Lucania, described by one law enforcement source as “Butch’s right-hand-man” at the time, observed proper protocol and drove Montevecchi to the event, which was attended primarily by mob associates.
Lucania, Vellios and Cavera were released on bail ranging from $300,000 to $500,000 bail.
www.ganglandnews.com /column390.htm   (1003 words)

 SummitPost.org - Mount Lucania Climbing Information
Mt. Lucania is a truly massive mountain, a sprawling mass of overlapping ridges that rise meter by meter to an apex of 5226m… making it the third highest in Canada and the eighth highest in North America.
Lucania is located 65km north of Mt. Logan and cannot be seen from any road or town as it is buried deep in the Icefield Range.
Elias, Lucania isn’t far from the Pacific coast, and it is subject to horrendous storms and copious amounts of snowfall on an annual basis.
www.summitpost.org /show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/2997   (2306 words)

 Basilicata - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Roman times the district was called Lucania and was administered together with the district of Bruttium (inhabited by the Bruttii), to the south.
The district of Lucania was so called from the people bearing the name Lucani (Lucanians), who invaded the country about the middle of the 5th century BC, driving the indigenous tribes, known to the Greeks as Oenotrians, Chones, and Leuterni (or Leutarni), into the mountainous interior.
When Pyrrhus of Epirus landed in Italy, 281 they were among the first to declare in his favor, and after his abrupt departure they were reduced to subjection, in a ten year campaign (272).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Basilicata   (587 words)

 Lucania on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Occurrence of the bluefin killfish, Lucania goodie, in the San Dieguito River, Southern California.
ITALIA, Lucania, Serradarce: Santuario di Alberto Glorioso, Giuseppina Gunnella nella stanza del segreto.
ITALIA, Lucania, Serradarce: Santuario di Alberto Glorioso, graffiti di pellegrini.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/l/lucania.asp   (574 words)

 Winnipeg Lucania Football Club - (, MB) - powered by LeagueLineup.com
Lucania drew with Alberta 1-1 in first game of the tournament, and lost to Saskatchewan 5-2 in the second.
Lucania's game plan from the opening kick off was to match Sons of Italy physically, and eventually allow their own skills to take over.
Tempers flared on the field in the second half as Sons of Italy tried desperately to even the score, but at the 65th minute mark their chances were dealt a blow when they lost Steve Rebizant, who drew a red card from the referee for throwing a punch and had to leave the game.
www.leaguelineup.com /welcome.asp?url=lucaniafc   (2543 words)

 LUCANIA - LoveToKnow Article on LUCANIA
The main ridge approaches the western sea, and is continued from the lofty knot of mountains on the frontiers of Samnium, nearly due south to within a few miles of the Gulf of Policastro, and thenceforward is separated from the sea by only a narrow interval till it enters the district of the Bruttii.
For administrative purposes under the Roman empire, Lucania was always united with the district of the Bruttii.
The Via Popillia traversed the district from N. to S., entering it at the NW.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /L/LU/LUCANIA.htm   (992 words)

 TGOL - Lucania
The Campania and Lucania were built by the Glasgow firm of Fairfield Co. Ltd.
The Lucania kept the Blue Riband for four years, but during that time Germany was gathering its strength on the high seas.
The Lucania was then towed to the middle of the harbour where she was set down in the mud.
www.greatoceanliners.net /lucania.html   (697 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Escape from Lucania : An Epic Story of Survival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In the course of this story, I found that the actual climb and descent from Lucania seemed to be the least difficult of their entire trip.
In the current age of high tech gear, millionaire adventurers, and an every-man-for-himself attitude, it's easy to forget that there was, not so very long ago, an era when relatively modest people of the highest character took on first ascents with little more than wool sweaters on their backs.
Escape From Lucania is not only a window into this era, but also a look at the men themselves, men of decency, honor, ambition, character, honesty, immense skill, intelligence, and an "aw, shucks" attitude.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0743224329   (1203 words)

 Lucania cooking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On the basis of the Lucania gastronomy there are agriculture and breeding influenced by Campania, Puglia and Calabria traditions.
In the Lucania cooking you will find a mix of traditions and history and this lead to the production of dishes that are unchanged and that are realized with the same ability of the past.
The chilly pepper is used to prepare wonderful dishes that in the past was called 'the peasant's lunch' since it constituted the main element of their poor diet.
www.cookaround.com /cook/regionale/ENbasilicata/index.php   (289 words)

 Bryn Mawr College Graduate Student Symposium: All for One or One for All? (Re)constructing Identity in the Ancient World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Italic territories of Campania and Lucania roughly corresponded to the modern regions of Campania and Basilicata in Southern Italy.
The region of Lucania extends inland to the east and south-east all the way to the coastal region of the Ionian sea where Metaponto lies, and along the coast to the south until Laus on the Meditteranean coast and Thurii/Sybaris on the Ionian side.
It is essentially an adjective used to characterize the culture of the peoples occupying the regions of Campania and Lucania from the end of the Greek and Etruscan occupation to the beginning of the Roman occupation, or the beginning of the Hellenistic period in the Mediterranean.
www.brynmawr.edu /Acads/Arch/guesswho/leonardis.html   (5125 words)

 The Yukon’s 17,147-foot Mount Lucania
As we approached Lucania, I strained for a view, but it was too big and too far above the tiny plane.
Lucania lies buried deep in the Yukon’s icy mountains 40 miles north of Logan.
Lucania is the third highest peak in Canada and the eighth highest peak in North America.
www.climb.mountains.com /Photo_Gallery_files/NA_Collection_files/Lucania.htm   (275 words)

 Da Free John -- Crazy Wisdom Bent Minds, Say Ex-cultists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Lucania went on to found drug rehabilitation programs in New York, while Jones continued his meditations.
Lucania said he once saw Jones atop a prostrate 16-year old.
Lucania left the group in 1976, a year which could be called the end of the first half of the church's history.
lightmind.com /thevoid/daism/lcrb-03.html   (1761 words)

 CAMPANIA and LUCANIA - The first great Cunard ships
Her sister LUCANIA appeared on the scene and proved a bit faster yet, and Cunard held all the records until the German KAISER WILHELM DER GROSSE scooped the lot and the Blue Riband.
As for LUCANIA, when she made her maiden voyage on September 2nd 1883, expectations were high and they were found to be just.
LUCANIA from then on was used less and less until in 1909 she only made one transatlantic run before being laid up in Liverpool's Huskisson Dock.
www.clydesite.co.uk /articles/campania_lucania.asp   (1297 words)

 ez-online-shopping - Online Shopping,Best Buy Cheap Books Store : Escape from Lucania : An Epic Story of Survival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1937, Mount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America.
Setting their sights on summitting Lucania in the summer of 1937, Washburn and Bates put together a team of four climbers for the expedition.
Escape from Lucania tells this amazing story in thrilling and vivid detail, from the climbers' exultation at reaching the summit to their darkest moments confronting seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
www.ez-online-shopping.com /B00009NDAI/Escape_from_Lucania__An_Epic_Story_of_Survival.html   (958 words)

 New York Daily News - Crime File - Luciano nephew guilty in gun rap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
But Lucania later admitted the guns were supposed to be resold on the streets of New York and that he would get a cut of the profits.
Lucania, who is a made member of organized crime, according to prosecutor Taryn Merkl, faces up to two years in prison when he is sentenced March 1.
Lucania, free on $300,000 bond, declined to comment.
www.nydailynews.com /news/crime_file/story/263958p-226031c.html   (225 words)

 Who We Are - Lucania Film Festival - MadeSud 5° Edition
The Lucania Film Festival is the first international Cinema festival in Basilicata (South Italy) and the more important in the European scene for particulary natural set location (where it's directed the films “the Passion of Chirst”)
Lucania Film Festival breaks off all the outlines.
Lucania Film festival is born in 1997 and from then it works in all the world with schools, embassies, theatres an cinema network.
www.lucaniafilmfestival.it /eng/chi_siamo.php   (129 words)

 Salvatore Lucania mugshot - Mugshots.com - Biggest Directory of Mug shots on the internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1945, after WWII, Lucania petitioned for a parole hearing.
With the help of Governor Dewey, in 1946, Lucania was set free with the stipulation to leave the U.S. and never return.
Lucania spent the remaining days of his life in Italy where he died in 1962 of a heart attack.
www.mugshots.com /Gangsters/Salvatore+Lucania.htm   (100 words)

 R.M.S. Lucania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Lucania was Launched at Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering in Glasgow in 1893, and made her maiden voyage on 2 September of the same year, from Liverpool to New York.
Lucania was the first Cunarder outfitted with Marconi wireless (June 1901) and was also the first to publish a daily bulletin based on news received by wireless (October 1903).
Laid up in 1909, Lucania burned and sank in her dock in Liverpool in August.
www.greatships.net /lucania.html   (160 words)

 Hypnotic Da Free John -- Svengali of the truth-seeking set
Sal Lucania, a San Francisco business consultant, knew Franklin Jones before he declared himself "the Living Truth, the Way of Salvation and the Eternal master of Men." They met at a Scientology workshop in San Francisco in 1968.
But the time Lucania met Jones in San Francisco, the future guru already had earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Columbia University in New York and a master's degree in English from Stanford University in 1966.
Within a year, Lucania said, the austere lifestyle had given way to the wild parties and wife-swapping that has given Jones his sudden notoriety as Da Free John.
www.rickross.com /reference/adida/adida12.html   (1432 words)

Lucania, Mount - Lucania, Mount, 17,147 ft (5,226 m) high, in the St. Elias Mts., SW Yukon Territory, Canada, near...
Charles Luciano - Charles Luciano (“Lucky” Luciano, born Salvatore Lucania) mobster Born: 11/11/1897...
Heraclea - Heraclea, ancient Greek city, in Lucania, S Italy, not far from the Gulf of Tarentum (Taranto).
www.factmonster.com /ce6/history/A0830525.html   (194 words)

Actually, also the series *melf- with *Melfa (Apulia) seems to be related, so that it is possible to postulate an IE *melbh- that gave melf- in the Eastern Italic languages and possibly melp- in the languages belonging to the Liguro-Sicanian stock.
For the Lucania, this language should be the one of the Oenotri.
(Lucania), Numana (Picenum), and derived from the variant *sneu- of the IE root *sne- 'to flow, swim, damp'.
digilander.libero.it /toponomastica/lucania.html   (2089 words)

 Virtual Rome | West | Italia | Lucania
I know you say that Lucania is your native district and Campania your wife's, but that cn only justify a prolonged absence, not a perpetual one."
From c 700, however, the Greeks began colonizing the fertile shorelands of Lucania, establishing settlements on the east coast (Gulf of Taras [Tarentum, Taranto]) at Metapontum (Metaponto), Heraclea (Policoro) and Sybaris (Sibari, replaced by Thurii) and on the west coast (Tyrrhenian Sea) at Posidonia (Paestum), Elea (Velia), Pyxus (Buxentum, Policastro) and Laus (near Cirella).
When Diocletian arranged that he and his colleague Maximian should abdicate from the throne in AD 305, it was to Lucania that Maximian, reluctantly and temporarily, retired.
www.magellannarfe.com /virtualrome/west/italia/lucania   (479 words)

 .::: | Mananderr | Stigliano Lucania | :::.
Sul sito tutti gli aggiornamenti su bioSfiera, mostramercato dei prodotti tipici e di qualità che si terrà in concomitanza del Lucania Buskers Festival il 12 e 13 Agosto a Stigliano.
Lucania Buskers Festival, confidando nella solidarietà e nel sostegno del proprio pubblico invita tutti a partecipare alla manifestazione nazionale di protesta a Roma (Centro Congressi Capranica, piazza Capranica, ore 14,30).
Si chiude l'edizione 2005 del Lucania Buskers festival.
www.mananderr.org   (552 words)

 The Ships
In the last years of the 19th century, this battle was fought between England and Germany, who made significant investments in their fleet.
The Lucania was launched on 2 February 1893.
The Lucania was a steady and reliable ship and was in Cunard service until 1909.
www.dermon.com /genealogy/theships.htm   (528 words)

 Escape from Lucania: An epic story of survival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
An epic story of survival escaping from Mount Lucania.
In 1937, 17,150-ft Mt. Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America.
David Roberts, the renowned outdoor writer and contributing editor to Outside Magazine, has colloborated with Brad Washburn to bring a record of the Luciana expedition account to print.
www.bivouac.com /GdePg.asp?GdeId=115   (219 words)

 Mount Lucania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mount Lucania is the highest point in a cluster of peaks at the northern end of the Saint Elias Range and the third highest peak in Canada.
With a whole succession of camps, they eventually relayed loads up onto the pass at 4200 m between Mount Steele and Lucania, and from there climbed first Lucania, and then traversed over Steele, down the Steele Glacier and out to Burwash Landing.
The name "Lucania" is an ancient territorial division of southern Italy, today known as the provinces of Basilicata and Salerno.
bivouac.com /MtnPg.asp?MtnId=15   (190 words)

 planetFear / Reviews / Escape from Lucania
Escape from Lucania, the winner of the prestigious Banff Mountain Festival Book Prize in 2003, is a book with a dual purpose.
Ostensibly, David Roberts' main aim is to recount the almost forgotten events surrounding the 1937 ascent of Mount Lucania — then the highest unclimbed peak in North America — by Americans Brad Washburn and Bob Bates in the remote Elias Range of Canada's Yukon.
In between, the pair managed the incredible feat of making the first ascent of the vast, hulking Lucania, despite the necessity of double carries through heinous snowdrifts virtually all the way up the upper reaches of its 20,000-ft slopes.
www.planetfear.com /review_detail.asp?r_id=489   (468 words)

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