1. Chronological history of Naples: These entries are linked from within to other related items, but if you read only through these 14 items below, you will read a straightforward, chronological history of Naples from the Greek beginnings to 1860. These are the original historical articles as the appeared in the 1995 publication A Brief History of Naples & Other Tales.
|1. Greek Naples||8 Aragonese Naples|
|2. Roman Naples||9. Spanish Naples 1|
|3. The Dark Ages||10. Spanish Naples 2|
|4. Norman Naples||11. Austrian Naples|
|5. Swabian Naples||12. Bourbon Naples 1|
|6. Angevin Naples -1||13. Bourbon Naples 2|
|7. Angevin Naples -2||14.
Bourbon Naples 3
There is a separate section in Naples: Life, Death & Miracles for items about Sardinia.
That index page is here.
Articles by David Taylor:
In the history section (above), items 1, 2, 3 (w/
Matthews), 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, and Taylor's "Other Tales"
from A Brief History of Naples & Other Tales.
"An Act of Faith" (fiction) The Axel Munthe Villa on Capri The Battle of Capri Ischia Italy's First Railway
Nelson and Lady Hamilton On Trial for Their Reputations Parthenopean Republic The Paupers' Hotel
Pulcinella--World Mask Roman Bridge to Baia! The Streets of Naples Jesse White
Lecture on History of Naples
and Southern Italy. This is a transcript of
a talk Jeanne gave
periodically in Sorrento. It is a delightful synthesis of 2,500 years of history.
The Sheik of Castellaneta: the story of Rudolf Valentino
The Egg Castle --a story
The "Trulli" houses of Puglia
Articles by Herman Chanowitz: