Pozzuoli


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

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 Southern Sporades, near Turkey. Largely mountainous, it rises to c.4,725 ft (1,440 m) on Mt. Kerki.
..... Click the link for more information.
 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.
..... Click the link for more information.
), 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)
References in periodicals archive ?
Frontispiece (detail) of Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology (1830), featuring an engraving of the Temple of Serapis, Pozzuoli, from 1820 by Andrea de Jorio (1769-1851).
A Napoli mi legano i miei studi, l'insegnamento ormai ventennale presso l'Accademia di Belle Arti, il piccolo borgo dove vivo, Cappella, che non c'e su nessuna carta geografica, ma per me e importante come Cuma, Baia, Pozzuoli, con il loro fascino di tufo, terme, statue romane, spettri che salgono dai numerosi colombari di zolfo, di laghi, che mi esaltano e mi commuovono (Franco 2004).
Pozzuoli is a sleepy town where the huge amphitheatre, a temple to Neptune and a Roman market dominate the modern shops.
It takes readers on a journey of poverty, privation and adventure that saw him going from Pozzuoli, near Naples, in the 1930s and wartime Genoa to Edinburgh, where he arrived in 1952 on a three-month visa to learn English and met his future wife Olivia Crolla.
"One question that has puzzled scientists is where magma is located beneath the caldera, and our study provides the first evidence of a hot zone under the city of Pozzuoli that extends into the sea at a depth of [2.5 miles]," lead researcher Luca De Siena said in a statement from the (https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/11141/) University of Aberdeen .
Officers said the parents tried to rescue the boy after he entered an off-limits area at the Solfatara Crater in Pozzuoli, near Naples, and slipped.
Encargado de unas obras por parte de la corte de Napoles en una propiedad del rey, se dio cuenta del tesoro que albergaba el subsuelo y solicito y convencio a Carlos III para excavar Herculano, Pompeya, Estabia, la villa de Polion en Sorrento, Capri, Pozzuoli y Cumas.
Este trabajo fue el resultado de la Beca Union Fenosa (2004), para ello Sofia visito diversos proyectos arquitectonicos como el de Chipperfield en el cementerio San Michele en Venecia, el campo eolico sobre el mar en Copenhague, las ruinas submarinas de una villa de veraneo romana en el Golfo de Pozzuoli y varios proyectos de ingenieria en Holanda y de arquitectura, especialmente en Rotterdam.
Por falta de recursos, como Mozart, fue enterrado en la fosa comun de la catedral de Pozzuoli, y sus escasos bienes fueron vendidos para pagar su mas que modesto sepelio y las deudas previamente contraidas por la tuberculosis que terminaria con sus dias tan tempranamente.
(2) UOC Diagnostica per Immagini PO "Santa Maria delle Grazie", ASL NA2 Nord, Pozzuoli, Napoli, Italy
[15] Piaggio Aero Industries S.p.A., P1XX Program--Empennage FE Analysis, Centro di ricerca e sviluppo Piaggio Aero Industries S.p.A., Pozzuoli (NA), 2010.
(3) Optosensing SRL, Via Adriano Olivetti 1, 80078 Pozzuoli, Italy