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facts in brief

Part of Albrizzi's map, 1761
Part of Albrizzi's map, 1761

Facts in brief:

Located on Appian Way near the Lago di Fondi; was a Volsci town; had limited Roman citizenship by 338 BC; was papal property from 5th cen. BC; sacked by Lombards in AD 592 & Saracens in 846 & 1534; held successively by several families in Middle Ages.

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