Gallipoli (disambiguation)


Gallipoli (disambiguation)

Gallipoli is a peninsula in northwestern Turkey, the site of the Battle of Gallipoli in World War I. Its chief city is Gelibolu. The name is derived from the Greek "Kallipolis".

Gallipoli may also refer to:
*Gallipoli, Italy, a touristy town in southern Italy
*Gallipoli Calcio, an Italian football team
*"Gallipoli" (novel), a book by Alan Moorehead about the Battle of Gallipoli
*"Gallipoli" (1981), a film by Peter Weir about the Battle of Gallipoli
*"Gallipoli" (2005), a film by Tolga Örnek about the Battle of Gallipoli

Callipolis is the commonly used latinized form of Kallipolis, the Greek name of several ancient cities, notably:
*Kallipolis in Caria
*Callipolis in Calabria, southern Italy, a port on a peninsula into the Tarentine Gulf, which was granted by the Roman republic the status of SociiThe kallipolis is also the word Plato uses for his ideal city in his dialogue "The Republic".

ources and references

*Westermann, "Großer Atlas zur Weltgeschichte" (in German)


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