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Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-1
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-1

Facts in brief:

Largest city in Portugal; occupied by Romans from 250 BC until ca. 409 when city fell to Alani peoples; successively ruled by Suebi & Visigoths; taken by Moors 8th cen.; alternated between French & British rule during Peninsular War in early 19th cen.

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