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facts in brief

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

Facts in brief:

Located on Gulf of Salerno; was settled by Greeks; was a Roman colony by 195 BC; ruled by Goths; part of Lombard Duchy of Salerno in 6th cen.; seat of independent principality 9th cen.; under Normans (from 1076), then Kingdom of Naples; damaged in WW II.

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