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Napoli / Naples

facts in brief

Part of Henry de Beauvau map, 1615
Part of Henry de Beauvau map, 1615

Facts in brief:

Founded on site of Parthenope by refugees from Cumae; conquered by Romans 4th cen. BC; part of kingdoms of Ostrogoths, Byzantines & Muslims; went to Kingdom of Two Sicilies, then to popes, & back to Sicily; damaged in WW II, & by earthquake in 1980.

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