Licata

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Licata

(lēkä`tä), city (1991 pop. 41,300), S Sicily, Italy, on the Mediterranean Sea at the mouth of the Salso River. Licata is a seaport, seaside resort, and commercial and industrial center. Sulfur and asphalt are shipped through its port. It was founded in the early 3d cent. B.C. as a refuge for the inhabitants of GelaGela
, city (1991 pop. 61,319), S Sicily, Italy, on the Mediterranean Sea. It is a port, industrial center, and seaside resort. Petrochemicals are produced nearby, and petroleum is refined in the city. Much cotton is grown in Gela's hinterland. The city was founded c.688 B.C.
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 after that city's destruction and was called Phintias after the tyrant of Acragas. Off nearby Cape Economus (now Poggio di Sant' Angelo), the Roman consul Regulus won (256 B.C.) a decisive battle in the first of the Punic WarsPunic Wars,
three distinct conflicts between Carthage and Rome. When they began, Rome had nearly completed the conquest of Italy, while Carthage controlled NW Africa and the islands and the commerce of the W Mediterranean.
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These included Mario Alicata, head of the cultural commission; Emilio Sereni, former head of the cultural commission; spokespeople from the 'old guard' such as Giuseppe Berti, Pietro Secchia, Velio Spano and Paolo Robotti; and younger middle-ranking leaders such as Luciano Barca, the economist Bruzio Manzocchi, the future editor of Gramsci's prison notebooks, Valentino Gerratana; and the PCI's future head of foreign affairs Sergio Segre.
Rosalia Alicata publically accuses three of the defendants of having killed her son, syndicalist Venero Alicata.
Alicata disease: neuroinfestation by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil.
Actinonaias ligamentina 3 10 Amblema Alicata 1 7 18 Cyprogenia stegaria (a) 1 1 Cyclonaias tuberculata 1 7 Elliptio dilatata 1 11 Ellipsaria lineolata 3 Fusconaia subrotunda 4 Lasmigona costata Lampsilis cardium Leptodea fragilis 54 31 Obliquaria reflexa 1 8 36 Pleurobema cordatum 4 Pleurobema sintoxia 1 3 Plethobasus cyphyus Potamilus alatus 5 10 Ptychobranchus fasciolaris 1 2 Quarula metaneoera 9 Quadrula pustulosa 5 7 36 Quadrula quadrula 1 10 35 Quadrula verrucosa 4 23 Truncilla truncata 5 18 Total 10 106 261 Mean Discharge ([m.
An important contribution to the radical innovation of cinema was made by two articles written by Mario Alicata and Giuseppe De Santis published in the autumn of 1941 in the review Cinema, founded and directed by Vittorio Mussolini, the son of the Duce.
10) Giuseppe De Santis and Antonio Pietrangeli were assistant directors; Visconti, Mario Alicata, Gianni Puccini, and De Santis worked on the screenplay.
1999 Klimess 2006 Kritscher 1996 Samu & Szinetar 1999 Weiss & Urak 2000 Mediterranean Europe Alicata & Cantarella 2004 Bosmans & Chatzaki 2005 Cantarella 1982 Cardoso 2005 Milosevic 2002 Morano 2007 Pesarini 1995, 2003 Van Helsdingen 2005 Mediterranean Middle East Amr 2003 Topcu et al.
Quoting extensively from the journal, Vitti demonstrates how De Santis's articles and those he co-authored with Mario Alicata particularly illustrate this goal.
Whilst party members, like Mario Alicata, tended towards more rigid positions that continued to envisage the PCI as a leader in orientating and directing the cultural debate, intellectuals close to Einaudi, like Giulio Bollati, claimed that subscription to the party could no longer be unconditional and that the cultural committee was unable to satisfy the publishing needs of this new, less ideological, cultural climate.
Mario Alicata aveva scritto, su Cronache Meridionali.
Other beneficiaries of government support included Corrado Govoni (whose son was later killed by the Nazis at the Fosse Ardeatine), Corrado Alvaro, Gianna Manzini, and Paola Masino (who was forced however, to make humiliating changes in some of her writings), plus such later left-wing militants as Alfonso Gatto, Carlo Cassola, and Mario Alicata.