Magna Graecia

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Magna Grae·cia

The ancient Greek seaport colonies of southern Italy and Sicily from the eighth to the fourth century bc. Cumae and Tarantum (modern Taranto) remained significant after the decline of the other colonies.
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Magna Graecia

(ˈmæɡnə ˈɡriːʃɪə)
1. (Historical Terms) (in the ancient world) S Italy, where numerous colonies were founded by Greek cities
2. (Placename) (in the ancient world) S Italy, where numerous colonies were founded by Greek cities
[Latin: Great Greece]
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Mag•na Grae•ci•a

(ˈmæg nə ˈgri ʃi ə)
the ancient colonial cities and settlements of Greece in S Italy.
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A 59-year-old man was referred to the School of Dentistry, University of Magna Graecia at Catanzaro, Italy for endodontic retreatment of the right mandibular first molar.
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The exhibition showcases photographs taken over more than half a century feature in the exhibition Isolato-Slendido-Marginale, which is dedicated to the 94-year-old Italian photographer, Mario Carbone with roots from Calabria (Magna Graecia).
Their topics include the tinted lens of Ancient Society: classical history and the American experience in the ethnology of Lewis Henry Morgan, the feast and commensal politics: ancient Greek prefiguration of anthropological concerns, arboreal animists: the (ab)use of Roman sacred trees in early anthropology, the Magna Graecia of Ernesto de Martino: studying ancient and contemporary evil eye, and comparativism then and now.
8), for instance, presents 19th- or early 20th-century Fang, Vili/Tombe, Punu, Guere, and Kota sculpture from Africa, with a Corinthian helmet and reclining figure (both from 5th-century BC Magna Graecia), and a 4,000-yearold VI Dynasty fragmentary relief of a fishing scene from Saqqara.
(1) Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
(5) Department of Health Sciences, Magna Graecia University, Campus Germaneto, Catanzaro, Italy
(1) Interuniversity Center of Phlebolymphology (CIFL), International Research and Educational Program in Clinical and Experimental Biotechnology, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Viale Europa, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
(1) Unit of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, "Magna Graecia" University of Catanzaro, Viale Europa, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
No al Carbone is a coordinating body of associations in the Magna Graecia area seeking the protection of public health and the environment.