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Pozzuoli

(pōt-tswô`lē), Latin Puteoli, city (1991 pop. 75,142), Campania, S Italy, on the Gulf of Pozzuoli, an arm of the Bay of Naples. It is a port and an industrial and tourist center. Manufactures include machinery, textiles, and metals. Pozzuoli was founded (6th cent. B.C.) by Greek exiles from SámosSámos
, island (1991 pop. 33,032), c.181 sq mi (469 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea; one of the Sporades, near Turkey. Largely mountainous, it rises to c.4,725 ft (1,440 m) on Mt. Kerki.
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 and was later a wealthy Roman seaport. Among the Roman remains are a large amphitheater and the ruins of the marketplace (now partly underwater), formerly mistakenly identified as the temple of Serapis. Nearby is the Solfatara, a crater emitting sulfuric waters and thermal mud. It is part of a much larger volcanic area, Campi Flegrei (see Phlegraean FieldsPhlegraean Fields
, Ital. Campi Flegrei, fertile volcanic region, Campania, S Italy, along the Tyrrhenian Sea between Pozzuoli and Naples. It is named for ancient Phlegra, in Macedonia, where in mythology the battle between the giants and the gods took place.
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), whose 8-mi-wide (13-km) caldera encompasses the surrounding land and the Gulf of Pozzuoli.

Pozzuoli

a port in SW Italy, in Campania on the Gulf of Pozzuoli (an inlet of the Bay of Naples): in a region of great volcanic activity; founded in the 6th century bc by the Greeks. Pop.: 78 754 (2001)
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Dopo essersi riconosciuti, Antonio la invita a un pranzo d'affari a Pozzuoli, cui segue un goffo tentativo di seduzione nella sauna.
That the artist exhibited her mother's mosaic Pozzuoli, 2007, alongside her own paintings had the same mixing-it-up effect.
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The main port of ancient Rome was Pozzuoli on the Gulf of Naples, more famous nowadays as the birthplace of Sophia Loren, and next door to Naples where the rubbish collectors were on strike.
Newly excavated fragments of architectural decoration contribute to the clearer understanding of the important imperial temples in the civic and provincial fora of Augusta Emerita (Nogales Basarrate) and Tarraco (Pensabene) in Spain, while the careful study of the Augustan Capitolium at Pozzuoli (Zevi and Cavalieri Manasse), remarkably preserved in the city's ancient cathedral, reveals a wholly exceptional structure built of solid marble, reflecting the wealth of this key commercial port.
The fruit of much extensive archival research, Borsetto's analysis covers several such poems, which may be seen as precursors of Valvasone's Angeleida, whether or not he was acquainted with them: the Battaglia celeste by Antonino Alfano, in three books, published in Palermo in 1568; Il caso di Lucifero by Amico Agnifilo, printed in L'Aquila in 1582; and finally, after Valvasone's death, La caduta di Lucifero, also in three books, by Giovan Battista Composto da Pozzuoli, published in 1613.