Kamp@ne'le campanile, Ital. Kampane'la [key], an Italian kind of bell tower built mostly during the Middle Ages. It was commonly built in conjunction with a church or a town hall and served as a belfry and a watch tower, as well as a civic or commemorative monument. In most cases, the campanile stands alone. A few have been incorporated into houses, but many stand in open countryside where they are visible for miles around.
The word comes from Latin campana, "little bell," which in turn comes from Greek kampana, which in turn comes from kanepos, the ancient Greek name for the island of Crete.
Campsites are becoming more popular each year, but they can be difficult to find in larger sites. When looking at options in campsites, consider how close together their sites are. If you like to get away from it all, then a site with small, separate cabins may not be for you. However, if you want to be able to walk to the shops or restaurants at night, then this type of site might be perfect for you.
Some parks have special facilities for campers who don't want to use ordinary campsites. These usually include showers, laundry machines, playgrounds, sports fields, and storerooms with supplies for cooking meals over an open fire or using electric cookers.
In the fifth century, Paulinus of Nola in Campania, Italy, is said to have been the first to install bells on a church. As a result, campanology began as the study of bell ringing. By approximately AD 930, bell towers with bells were widespread in most churches in Britain. These towers provided warnings about fires or other disasters, and also served as landmarks for travelers.
Until the 13th century, most churches had only one bell, but by then people wanted more than one sound to warn them of danger. So, between 1220 and 1250, Henry III ordered that two large bells be hung in every parish church in England. The king's bellman was appointed by the bishop to lead these teams of men who worked closely with local masons. They built many churches, but also public buildings such as town halls, libraries, and court houses. The team leader usually took an apprentice who would go on to become a bellfounder too. In time, these men came to be known as "bellmen."
The word "campana" means "small bell" in Latin, so campanology refers to the study of small bells.
Bells are used in many cultures around the world to announce the start and end of services, to mark the passing of time, and to notify the community of emergencies such as fires or floods.
The Campanile was built to commemorate the landing of the 1820 Settlers and is located on Strand Street, at the entrance to the railway station and docks, where it is reported the settlers arrived in Port Elizabeth. The bell was cast in Germany and weighs 20 tons.
The original bell was hung in a wooden belfry with four levels, but this was destroyed by fire in 1882. It was then rebuilt using stone from nearby buildings which had been demolished to make way for houses. The new bell tower stood for another hundred years before it too was destroyed by fire. This time no one was hurt but many treasures were lost. The present-day Campanile was built using materials from the second Bell Tower and it stands 30 meters high.
The third Campanile was completed in 1990 after two decades of construction work. It stands 50 meters high and at its top there are viewing galleries where you can enjoy a good view over town.
Also at the top of the Campanile is an exhibition called "A History of Port Elizabeth". Here you can learn about some of the city's most important events through photographs and documents. There are also panels which report on some of the more than 70 crimes that have been committed on the site over the years.
Little bell Campanella (plural campanelle) is Italian for "small bell" and can refer to: Campanella (surname), La Campanella, a Franz Liszt piano etude.
The word comes from the Latin campana, meaning "little bell."
It is used in mathematics to denote a bell-shaped object, such as a sphere or a cylinder.
It is also used to describe any small, thin object that rings when shaken.
Finally, it is also used to describe any sound like that made by a small object, such as a bird's call or a child's toy.
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Camp (n.) 1520s, "temporary army camp," from French camp, in this meaning from Italian campo, from Latin campus, "open field, level space," specifically "open space for military drill" (see campus). Meaning "a large number" is 1630s. Baseball term, used by John McGraw of New York Giants, first recorded 1887; originally called "the American game."
The word comes from the Italian word campo, which means "field" or "level area". This is where their tents would have been set up when they were not on war ships.
Before you say it, yes, I know that baseball was not invented in America. But since McGraw introduced the sport to America, it has become one of their most popular pastimes so it makes sense that he would use a term that people would understand.
He wanted to give his players something that was familiar to them and could be used as an example for what skills are needed to be successful in his game. He decided to call these skills "cards", which we still use today.
Another famous manager who used the term "camp" is William Wrigley, who managed the Chicago Cubs from 1916 to 1930. He started a tradition at Wrigley Field by wearing a captain's hat while playing ball.
A location suited for being utilized as a camp site. These locations may be within the confines of one's property or in a public park/forest. There should be sufficient space around the campsite to provide privacy for those who want it.
Campsites are usually located near other campsites so that you don't have to travel too far for refreshments or a night time fire. They can also be found in popular camping areas that have been specifically set up for tourists.
Campsites can be simple or luxurious. Sometimes they have utilities like water and electricity, but others need you to bring your own supplies. Some sites may have some kind of shared facility, such as a kitchen or bathroom, but others will give you complete independence. Just make sure you find out what kind of facilities are available at any given site before you decide where to stay.
Campsites can be expensive, so make sure you find ones that are not too far from cities or towns where you can get low-cost accommodations. If you do choose to camp in more remote areas then make sure you take along all the necessary equipment for warm nights under the stars.