Definition of Lucania
1. Noun. A region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian 'boot').
Group relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy
Geographical relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy
Generic synonyms: Italian Region
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lucania
Literary usage of Lucania
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Smaller History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of by William Smith, Eugene Lawrence (1889)
"It contains no mountains, and only hills of moderate elevation, the Apennines running to the southwest through Lucania and the ..."
2. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"Totila, as has been said, marched into Lucania dragging the Senators in his train. By their orders i the peasants (coloni) upon the senatorial estates laid ..."
3. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1880)
"Southern Italy included Lucania and Bruttium on the west, and Apulia and Calabria on the east. 1. Lucania* extended from Campania, Samnium, ..."
4. Ancient and Modern Ships by George Charles Vincent Holmes (1906)
"An illustration of the Lucania is given in Fig. 27. ... It may be noted in connection with this subject that the Campania and Lucania are absolutely longer ..."
5. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1885)
"Totila, as has been said, marched into Lucania into LU- dragging the Senators in his train. By their orders "^ the peasants (coloni) upon the senatorial ..."
6. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. by Edward Gibbon (1821)
"With the remainder of his forces, he marched into Lucania and Apulia, and occupied, ... Horace, a native of Apulia or Lucania, had seen the elms and oaks of ..."
7. A History of Rome to the Battle of Actium by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1894)
"... Three days' fighting in Lucania — Marcellus confined to ... All Lucania, all the Samnites except the ..."