Taranto
or ancient Tarentum geographical name city & port SE Italy on Gulf of Taranto (inlet of Ionian Sea) population 244,512

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  • Taranto — • Diocese in southern Italy, on a bay in the Gulf of Taranto Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Taranto     Taranto     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • TARANTO — TARANTO, city in Apulia, S. Italy. A series of tombstone inscriptions in Hebrew, Latin, and Greek from the third century until the 12th testify to the existence of a Jewish colony in Taranto. The chronicle of josippon (tenth century) states that… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Taranto — puede referirse a: Tarento: ciudad italiana en Apulia (en italiano: Taranto). Provincia de Tarento: (en italiano: Provincia di Taranto). Golfo de Tarento (en italiano: Golfo di Taranto). Taranto (música), un palo flamenco. Los Tarantos: famila… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Taranto — bezeichnet: den italienischen Namen der Stadt Tarent den italienischen Leichten Kreuzer RN Taranto, (Stapellauf 1911) Taranto ist der Familienname von Nino Taranto (1907–1986), italienischer Schauspieler und Sänger Diese Seite ist …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Taranto — [tə ran′tō, tär′ən tō΄] [L Tarentum < Gr Taras, said to be named after Taras, son of Poseidon] 1. seaport in SE Italy, on the Gulf of Taranto: pop. 230,000 2. arm of the Ionian Sea, in SE Italy: c. 85 mi (137 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Taranto — Taranto, Stadt, so v.w. Tarent …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Táranto — Táranto, ital. Stadt, s. Tarent …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Taranto — Taranto, ital. Stadt, s. Tarent …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Taranto — puede referirse a: ● La localidad italiana de Tarento. ● Tarento (música) un palo flamenco …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Taranto — (Italian, Romanian), Táras Τάρας (ancient Greek), Tárantas Τάραντας (modern Greek), Tarent (Czech, German, Polish, Romanian variant, Serbian), Tarente (French), Tarento (Spanish), Tarentum (Latin), Trentino (Finnish) …   Names of cities in different languages

  • Taranto — Infobox CityIT img coa = Emblem of the city of Taranto.png official name = Comune di Taranto region = Puglia province = Taranto (TA) mayor = Ippazio Ezio Stefàno elevation m = 15 area total km2 = 217 population as of = 2001 population total =… …   Wikipedia

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