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Cagliari

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-50 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-50 map






Facts in brief:

Located on S coast; was important Phoenician center, later principal Carthaginian stronghold in Sardegna; taken by Rome in Second Punic War (ca. 218 BC), became crucial Roman harbor; independent in Middle Ages, taken by Pisans, Aragonese & Savoy (1718).

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