Otranto


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O·tran·to

 (ō-trän′tō), Strait of
A passage between southeast Italy and western Albania connecting the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea.

Otranto

(Italian ˈɔːtranto)
n
(Placename) a small port in SE Italy, in Apulia on the Strait of Otranto: the most easterly town in Italy; dates back to Greek times and was an important Roman port; its ruined castle was the setting of Horace Walpole's Castle of Otranto. Pop: 5282 (2001)
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The project, which will start early next year, requires to electrify the Martina Franca - Lecce - Gagliano del Capo line and the branch from Maglie to Otranto.
It is noteworthy that these kinds of parasites can play a role as vectors of a wide range of pathogens, such as protozoa, bacteria and virus, causing diseases in human and animals (Dantas-Torres, Chomel, & Otranto, 2012; Colwell, Dantas-Torres, & Otranto, 2011).
Las colonias morfologicamente compatibles con levaduras fueron purificadas para su posterior identificacion (Cafarchia y Otranto, 2004; Ashbee, 2007; Crespo et al, 2008; Gueho-Kellermann et al, 2010).
The comic tragedy of mere men and women: the ambiguously distracting use of laughter in the castle of Otranto and its prefaces
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While offering useful approaches to the text, critics interpreting the romance's opening have yet to note that beneath the surface of Hawthorne's theory of romance and the tale's moral lie allusions to Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto (1764) that, like corpses in a Gothic tale, are crying out to be exhumed and examined.
Barbera V, Di Lullo L, Otranto G, Barbera G, Santoboni A.
However my most famous work was my novel The Castle Of Otranto, which established the fashion for 18th Century Gothic novels.
The gathering of 60-70 journalists from Italy, Albania, Portugal, Turkey, Morocco, Afghanistan, Switzerland, Holland and Romania to discuss the most burning and current issues linked to the Mediterranean Sea basin took place against the stunning background of the beautiful southern Italian port city of Otranto.
uk Italy - 7nts B&B twin centre in Puglia from PS995pp with 3nts at the 5* Risorgimento Resort in Lecce then 4nts at the 4* Masseria Montelauro near Otranto from PS995pp inc flights from Gatwick on Aug 26 with easyJet and car hire.
Its origin is attributed to English author Horace Walpole, with his 1764 novel The Castle of Otranto, subtitled (in its second edition) "A Gothic Story.