Crotone
or ancient Crotona or Croton geographical name commune S Italy in Calabria on Gulf of Taranto population 55,633

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Crotone — Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Crotone — Vorlage:Infobox Gemeinde in Italien/Wartung/Wappen fehlt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CROTONE — Colonie grecque d’Italie du Sud, fondée en CROTONE 709 par l’œciste achéen Myscellos de Rhypes, selon un double oracle de Delphes qui promet aux Syracusains la richesse, et aux Crotoniates la santé. Crotone bénéficie d’un double port et d’un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Crotone — es un municipio con más de 50,000 habitantes, capital de la provincia homónima, en la región de Calabria. La leyenda narra que el nombre de Crotone deriva de Croton , hijo de Eaco, que fue condenado por los dioses a no encontrar la paz hasta el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Crotone — Crotone,   1) bis 1928 Cotrone, Hauptstadt der Provinz Crotone, in Kalabrien, Süditalien, 59 200 Einwohner; Bischofssitz; chemische, Nahrungsmittel , mechanische Industrie, Zinkmetallurgie; Hafen.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Crotone — Crotone, Stadt, so v.w. Cotrone …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Crotone — Crotone, feste Stadt in der neapolitan. Provinz Calabria ulteriore am Meerbusen von Tarent mit 4200 E …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Crotone — Croton may also refer to a plant genus. See Croton (genus). Or to the NY village Croton on Hudson. Crotone   Comune   Città di Crotone …   Wikipedia

  • Crotone —    Fortress city in Calabria (q.v.), important during the long war with the Ostrogoths in Italy (qq.v.). Like Ancona (q.v.), Crotone remained in Byzantine hands throughout the war, despite a determined effort by Totila (q.v.) to conquer it in 551 …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Crotone — Cro·to·ne (krə tōʹnē, krō tōʹnĕ) Formerly Cro·to·na (krə tōʹnə). A city of southern Italy on the Ionian Sea northeast of Reggio di Calabria. It was founded c. 708 B.C. as a colony of Magna Graecia and reached the height of its power after 510 B.C …   Universalium

  • Crotone — noun a) Province of Calabria, Italy. b) Town and capital of Crotone …   Wiktionary

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