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facts in brief

Part of Simon Pinargenti map, 1573
Part of Simon Pinargenti map, 1573

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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