Pantelleria sentence example

pantelleria
  • PANTELLERIA, or Pantalaria (ancient Cossyra 1), an island in the Mediterranean, 62 m.
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  • south of the town of Pantelleria, where there are considerable remains of walls in rectangular blocks of masonry, and also of a number of cisterns.
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  • In 1311 a Spanish fleet, under the command of Requesens, won a considerable victory here, and his family became princes of Pantelleria until 1553, when the town was sacked by the Turks.
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  • See Orsi, "Pantelleria" (in Monumenti dei Lincei 1899, ix.
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