1. KorbenDallas

    TPTB: Playing Musical Chairs with Geography

    The other day while looking for something for this Calabria related article, I came across this wonderful excerpt from the below book: 1703 An Universal, Historical, Geographical, Chronological and Poetical Dictionary It appears to be 1703, but I could be wrong KD: who can put two...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1783 Calabria Earthquake Phenomena. Was it a deliberate attack?

    The region of Calabria is generally known as the “toe” of the “boot” of Italy and is a long and narrow peninsula which stretches from north to south for 154 mi, with a maximum width of 110 km 68 mi. It is surrounded by the Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas. It is separated from Sicily by the Strait of...