Facts in brief:
Founded by Greeks from Corcyra & Corinth; passed to Illyrians (312 BC), then Romans; was besieged often, by Ostrogoths (481), Bulgars
(10th cen.), Normans (1082), Byzantines (1185), Venice (13th cen.), Sicily, Naples, Greece, Serbs, Turks & in WW I & II.
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