Origin of CampaniaL, literally , plain: see campaign
A region of southern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Inhabited in ancient times by Italic tribes, Greek colonists, Etruscans, and Samnites, it was conquered by Rome in the fourth century BC. Campania joined Italy in 1861 as part of the kingdom of Naples.
- A region of southern Italy.
- It is said to have been written by the Neapolitan arch-presbyter Leo, who was sent by Johannes and Marinus, dukes of Campania (941-965) to Constantinople, where he found his Greek original.
- CALATIA, an ancient town of Campania, Italy, 6 m.
- Aenaria, in poetry Inarime), an island off the coast of Campania, Italy, 16 m.
- BENEVENTO, a town and archiepiscopal see of Campania, Italy, capital of the province of Benevento, 60 m.
- SESSA AURUNCA, a town and episcopal see of Campania, Italy, in the province of Caserta, on the S.W.