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Minturnae

(mĭntûr`nē), ancient town of Latium, Italy, 7 mi (11.3 km) E of Formia. It was important because it controlled the bridge on the Appian Way over the Liris River. Founded by a people called the Aurunci or Ausones, it became a Roman colony (295 B.C.) and a flourishing commercial center. There are important ruins (including an aqueduct), two theaters, forums, and other buildings N of modern Minturno.
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The show, composed of five-minute episodes, has followed her to a traditional procession in Minturno, Italy (where her family has roots), to milongas in Buenos Aires, and to various cultural festivals at home in New York City.
Barry McHugh, who rode sixth-placed Minturno, was given a two-day ban on August 18 and 21 for careless riding.
who emigrated with his wife, Mary, from Minturno, Italy in 1923, imparted his love for baking, cooking and fine food to his son who joined his father's restaurant business just two years out of high school and after having received a wrestling scholarship to the University of Connecticut.
APPARENTLY uninterested in producing a comprehensive treatise like those of the Italians (Tasso, Daniello, Minturno, Castelvetro) or his Spanish contemporaries (Diaz Rengifo, Lopez Pinciano, Cascales, Carvallo, Jimenez Paton), Lope de Vega interspersed ideas about poetry, rhetoric and poetic theory within introductory prologues, prose compositions and poems, while choosing to develop his views on theatre in the rhymed-verse treatise Arte nuevo de hacer comedias.
Antonio Minturno deserves credit as a major literary theorist who grasped the necessity of validating the role of laughter in comedy with a simple directness.
The Allies grimly battled their way to the Gustav line, which stretched from Ortona on the Adriatic coast to Minturno on the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Marina di Minturno (LT): Armando Caramanica Editore, 1998.
29) In view of this rather mechanical definition of the material of tragedy and comedy on the basis of Aristotle--which was often taken directly from Minturno, Robortelli, Giraldo, or Castelvetro--the particular Spanish contribution to Baroque literary theory is found in the slow and hesitant, yet retrospectively clear, replacement of the quadruple Renaissance (Aristotelian) classification of genres (tragedy, comedy, epic, and lyric) (30) with the tripartite generic system of Plato, Diomedes, and Donatus.
MARIA and Silvano Tucciarone (right) were married in Minturno, Italy (inset right), after they met while living in the same apartment block.
Moreover, the company s FTTC service is accessible in the cities like Latina, Minturno, Viterbo, Fiumicino and Guidonia Montecelio.
De Miranda starts with a detailed history of the Neapolitan Academy of the Oziosi (men and women of leisure devoted to science, art, and letters), from its earliest roots in 1500 with Giacopo Sanazzaro, Sebastiano Minturno, and others and ending with Giambattista Manso in 1645.
Telecom Italia%s FTTC service is already available in the nearby cities of Latina, Minturno, Viterbo, Fiumicino and Guidonia Montecelio.