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Trapani

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-48 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-48 map






Facts in brief:

Founded by Carthaginians; was important naval base during First Punic War (mid-3rd cen. BC); later ceded to Rome; conquered by Vandals 440 AD, Saracens in 1077, & later by the Normans who made it part of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.

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