Of Campania. cap. 38.
CAmpania is a Prouince of Italye, betwéene the Territorie of Rome and Apulia. The chiefe Citie thereof sometime was Capua, builded by Sil∣uius king of Albanes. And hath that name of Capacitas: For the land there∣of receiueth all manner of fruite of su∣stinaunce, and is the head of all the Ci∣ties of Campania, and this Citie, Rome, and Cartage, were reckoned thrée of the greatest Cities: and sometime all Italy had the name of this citie, and was cal∣led Campania. Many ether Cityes fa∣mous and full of men and rich, pertei∣ned to the Prouince of Campania, as Neopolis and Penteolis, where Uir∣gills Bathes were in worshippe some∣time. And is a land with plenty of corne, of Wines, of Oliues, of wilde beastes, and of diuerse manner of fruite. There is another manner Campania called Ci∣salpina, and is a prouince of Fraunce Senonens, the chiefe citie therof is Tre∣ueris.
(*Campania a country in the realme of Naples, which was accompted the most fertile and pleasaunt country of all the world.)