A short Guide to Capri

A short Guide to Capri

Capri is one of the most beautiful little islands in the Mediterranean. It was recognized as such back in Greek and then in Roman times. The name's origin is somewhat unknown. Some scholars lean towards three explanation. In Greek the word "kapros" means wild boar and indeed fossils of boars have been found on Capri. Others believe that it's origin lies in the Latin word "capresa" which means goat. Yet a third group believes that the name means "rocky" in Etruscan. History of Capri ... [ read more ]