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Mantova / Mantua

facts in brief


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






Facts in brief:

On Minico River; Latin Poet Virgil born nearby 70 BC; Lombard League member 1167; contolled by Bonacolsi 1267-1328, Gonzagas 1328-1707 & by French 1797 until joining Kingdom of Italy 1866; site of Sant' Andrea cathedral begun by Alberti in 1472.

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