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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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Pozzuoli is a sleepy town where the huge amphitheatre, a temple to Neptune and a Roman market dominate the modern shops.
Although he spoke English, he wanted to tell his story in his Pozzuoli accent, which I can only vaguely understand, so I asked him if he would write it down.
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Sulphur comes into the story early: sometime around 305 AD, according to Catholic hagiography, Gennaro (Januarius), the early Christian bishop of Benevento, was martyred by the emperor Diocletian in the Solfatara, the great volcanic crater that smoulders and quakes at Pozzuoli, to the north-west of Naples; the dried blood from his severed head, kept in two glass phials in the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, still miraculously liquifies three times a year to signify his benevolent surveillance of city affairs.
Joanne Trickett, by email TRAVELsphere has an escorted tour that takes in Pompeii and Herculaneum, the museum in Naples and Mount Vesuvius - as well as Roman remains in Pozzuoli and Solfatara and western Europe's earliest Greek settlement at Cumae.
Caption: Chris Brandon of the ROMACON project collects a sample of ancient Roman concrete drilled from a breakwater in Pozzuoli Bay, near Naples, Ita|y.
They characterized samples of Roman concrete taken from a breakwater in Pozzuoli Bay, near Naples, Italy.
She was born on April 12, 1915 in Pozzuoli, Italy to Sophia and Francesco Costigliola, one of 12 children.