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Posillipo

(pōzēl`lēpō), volcanic ridge, in Campania, S Italy, projecting into the northern part of the Bay of Naples. The town of Posillipo, a picturesque suburb of Naples, has interesting ruins of Roman villas.
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Para uno de los espectaculos, titulado Delizie di Posilipo Boscarecce e incluido en la Festa a Ballo, se construyo un jardin artificial como parte de la escenografia: "L'invenzione dell'apparato fu il delizioso monte di Posilipo, formandosi particularmente tutto di rilievo il Palazzo detto della Goletta e i suoi giardini, scogli, e grotte fuori [.
En los anos que siguieron a su llegada, Fontana justifico sobradamente su contratacion al desplegar una frenetica actividad (no siempre exenta de polemica) que, en conjunto, acabo alterando el rostro de la ciudad y su entorno: la expansion urbana hacia Chiaia y Posilipo, el acueducto del Vesubio, el paseo maritimo, la reestructuracion del puerto o la apertura de la via de Santa Lucia para comunicar Castel dell'Ovo con tierra firme; y ello sin tener en cuenta sus intervenciones, algunas con fortuna discutible, en espacios de alto valor simbolico como las tumbas de los reyes angevinos en el interior de la catedral o la sala del parlamento en el complejo conventual de San Lorenzo Maggiore (71).
In the night of the tomb, thou who consoled me, Give me back Mount Posilipo and the Italian sea, The flower which pleased so my desolate heart, And the trellis where the grape vine unites with the rose.
In the sixth line, Duncan reproduces "le Pausilippe et la mer d'Italie" as "Mount Posilipo and the Italian Sea," in contrast to Blaser's "the high hill above the Mediterranean.
name Posilipo that was so important to Nerval and the term the Sea?
Altogether more sinister is the friendship between Maltravers and the Italian boy Raffaelle Carotenuto (= 'the one held dearly or affectionately') in Posilipo, near Naples, an area then notorious for its homosexual circles and one visited by Falkner on company business (for further discussion see my World's Classics edition, 1991, pp.