Nicholas of Otranto

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  • Otranto —    Coastal city in southernmost Apulia (q.v.), located on the strait ofOtranto where the Ionian Sea meets the Adriatic Sea (qq.v.). It served as an entrance to Italy (q.v.), and a place to cross to Avlon in Epiros (q.v.). Belisarios (q.v.) landed …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Das Schloss von Otranto — (englische Originalfassung: The Castle of Otranto) ist ein Roman des britischen Politikers und Schriftstellers Horace Walpole aus dem Jahr 1764. Walpole begründete damit die später sehr erfolgreiche Romangattung des Schauerromans (engl. „Gothic… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • El castillo de Otranto — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El castillo de Otranto Autor Horace Walpole País …   Wikipedia Español

  • The Castle of Otranto — Infobox Book name = The Castle of Otranto title orig = translator = image caption = Title page from the third edition author = Horace Walpole illustrator = cover artist = country = England language = English series = subject = genre = publisher …   Wikipedia

  • El castillo de Otranto — (The Castle of Otranto en inglés) es una novela escrita por Horace Walpole en 1764. Es considerado el texto inaugural de la literatura de terror gótico, iniciando un género literario que llegó a ser extremadamente popular a finales del siglo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ottoman invasion of Otranto — Battle of Otranto Part of the Ottoman wars in Europe Ottoman Hungarian Wars …   Wikipedia

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  • Italy — • In ancient times Italy had several other names: it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Enotria, wine producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece); Tyrrhenia, etc. The name Italy, which seems to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …   Universalium

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