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Návplion / Napoli di Romania

facts in brief

Part of  Vincenzo Coronelli map, 1686
Part of Vincenzo Coronelli map, 1686

Facts in brief:

Ancient city was constructed on Mycenaean foundations; mentioned in Homeric legends; fell to Argos in 7th cen.; site was deserted by 2nd cen. AD but later re-settled; was Venetian (11th cen.), Crusader, then Turkish.

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