Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Canosa, ancient name Canusium, a town of S. Italy in the province of Bari, is situated on the right bank of the Aufidus or Ofauto, about six miles from Cannae. It is famous for the antiquities that have been found here, and its ruins.

“See a flame in a spark, a tree in a seed; see great things in little beginnings; look not so much to the beginning, as to the perfection, and so we shall be in some degree joyful, and thankful unto Christ.”
–Richard Sibbes, The Bruised Reed and Smoking Flax