The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A fortified seaport of S. Italy, finely situated on a steep promontory 50 m. NW. of Naples; it was a favourite watering-place of the ancient Roman nobility, and the beauty of its bay is celebrated by Virgil and Horace; it is rich in classic remains, and in its day has witnessed many sieges; the inhabitants are chiefly employed with fishing and a light coast trade.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Gaeta'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/g/gaeta.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.